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Last week I mentioned the excellent new “30 for 30″ documentary, Untucked, which is about Marquette’s untucked jerseys back in the late 1970s. As a companion piece to the film, I’ve examined the history of uniform tucking and untucking (the latter of which is nicely exemplified . . . → Read More: To Tuck or Not to Tuck: That Is the Question
We’ve seen plenty of cases of MLB umpires wearing makeshift uniforms after their luggage was lost. But reader Jerry Wolper has come up with a particularly unusual case in which the four umps working a given game ended up wearing four distinct outfits.
The date was Oct. 1, 1982, and the Mets were in . . . → Read More: The Pleasures of Wayward Luggage
I’m a member of SABR — the Society for American Baseball Research — which means I subscribe to SABR-L, the organization’s listserv. Much of the info on SABR-L involves statistical number-crunching, historical esoterica, biographical info, and so on. Occasionally, though, uni- and equipment-related queries come up. Such was the case a few . . . → Read More: A Close Look at Ball Sacks (no, not that kind)