A Brief History of College Football Players Wearing Uniform No. 100

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John Madden’s Numbers Game

Before he became synonymous with video games, former NFL coach John Madden authored several books. Reader Barry Brite recently informed me that one of those books — 1989’s One Size Doesn’t Fit All — has a chapter devoted to an interesting concept: Madden had a habit of instinctively assigning football uniform numbers to . . . → Read More: John Madden’s Numbers Game

Can’t Tell the Players, Even With a Scorecard

Very interesting storyline yesterday out of the Chicago, where the Cubs and White Sox announced that they’ll be honoring Ernie Banks and Minnie Minoso by wearing late-1950s throwbacks for their game this Sunday at Wrigley, and again for their Aug. 14 game at I Still Call It Comiskey.

Here’s how the uniforms will . . . → Read More: Can’t Tell the Players, Even With a Scorecard

Our Annual Look at Jackie Robinson Day

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As many of you know, the Padres provide jerseys — Padres jerseys — to San Diego-area Little League teams. They had a bunch of those Little Leaguers, all wearing No. 42, on hand yesterday at Petco Park for Jackie Robinson Day. Very cool move on their . . . → Read More: Our Annual Look at Jackie Robinson Day