The situation regarding White Sox pitcher Chris Sale reportedly cutting up his team’s throwback jerseys is certainly unusual. But it’s not the first time a uniform or uni element has been been cut, sliced, or scissored. Here are some examples, although I’m sure there are others: (Continue reading)
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The guy shown above is Nick Emery, a freshman guard who plays for BYU. As you can see, he goes with a long-sleeve base-layer shirt under his jersey, which he wears due to circulatory issues in his arms.
Emery isn’t alone. The long-sleeved look, which dates back at least to Oklahoma guard Tony Crocker around 2009, is spreading — and not just in the men’s game. Check out this shot from a recent Auburn/Alabama women’s game:
The legality of these long-sleeved shirts seems to be somewhat nebulous. Some players have apparently been told not to wear them: (Continue reading)
The top photo shows the cleats that Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino wore for last night’s World Series game. The screen shot below that shows how those cleats looked during the game. On the one hand, this is a great example of how the pajama look ruins everything it touches — you . . . → Read More: The Best Argument Ever Against (or Maybe For) Pajama Pants
Last Thursday night I received a note from reader Don Gale, who wanted to let me know that Astros first baseman Carlos Peña was wearing a pair of armbands that created a very cool double-stripe pattern. I immediately loved the look — reminded me a bit of the Cubs’ old striped undersleeves (which, . . . → Read More: Armed and Beautiful