For the Man of Today (or at least yesterday)

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Stocking Stuffer

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Sporting goods maven/historian Terry Proctor got me an early Christmas gift this year — a 1950-51 uniform catalog from Central States Basketball Headquarters, a now-defunct Indiana company I’d never heard of before. If I had seen this catalog . . . → Read More: Stocking Stuffer

Have I Mentioned Lately How Much I Like Varsity Jackets?

As you’ve probably noticed, we’ve recently been running a rotating series of ads from JacketShop.com at the top of the right sidebar. I’ve been particularly happy to have them on board because I’ve always loved varsity jackets. I have a bunch of vintage varsity-style jackets myself, and I’m always searching for more of . . . → Read More: Have I Mentioned Lately How Much I Like Varsity Jackets?

The Mike Hersh Uniform Catalog Collection, Continued

Time for another look at some vintage uniform catalogs that I recently acquired from the collection of the late Mike Hersh. We’re going to start today with a Spanjian catalog from 1971. As you can see above, it doesn’t have a particularly interesting cover design, and the interior pages feature a sort of . . . → Read More: The Mike Hersh Uniform Catalog Collection, Continued