A Teeny-Tiny Detail We All Missed

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Revealed: The Story Behind the Cubs’ 1972 Road Uni

The first MLB season I followed pretty much from beginning to end was 1972, when I was eight years old. The Cubs had an odd road jersey that year — the front uni number was centered, sort of like what you’d expect to see on a basketball jersey. I’m pretty sure it’s the . . . → Read More: Revealed: The Story Behind the Cubs’ 1972 Road Uni

Catching Up on the NHL

I received a note the other day from longtime reader/contributor Charles Noerenberg, who wanted to catch me up on a bunch of hockey news:

Since you’ve changed the Ticker format to a sport-by-sport breakdown (which I love), I’ve realized that my favorite sport, hockey, has a glaring lack of content each day. I’ve . . . → Read More: Catching Up on the NHL

Revealed: The Story Behind the Dodgers’ Red Numbers

The red uni numbers on the front of the Dodgers’ jerseys, which the team began wearing in 1952, are among the most unusual uniform elements in all of Major League Baseball. For some people, they’re a nice visual accent, a splash of color, the cherry on top of a classic design. For others . . . → Read More: Revealed: The Story Behind the Dodgers’ Red Numbers