Well, the Pads are once again embracing the look that all available gods intended for them, and, lo, it is well and good. This is kind of dumb, but the 7 in the Brewers’ font — and nothing else — is almost identical to the one used in Scottish soccer. From certain angles, it's impossible to say. I was SO tired of that played out plain “We look like a really dully corporate uniform for Miller Beer” look. But I wasn’t there so his comparison isn’t useful to me without further description. As far as I recall, membership card levels were an annual feature at first (higher levels got you different perks, with one high level involving Paul flying to your city to your city for a Uni Watch gathering, or him taking you out to dinner in NYC). The Kings had covered up a real Swift banner in their own arena because it was seen as a jinx. • This 1971 NFL/Chiquita football — kinda like a Nerf Ball of the period — is in good shape. Eligible for inclusion are each team's primary home and road uniform plus regularly scheduled alternates. But most fans don’t experience it that way; it’s not some tired cliche that every team is doing. This will be a one-day raffle. The purple pinstripes are a good touch, but it's not enough. There, it’s a bit more visible and almost has a neon-sign quality. Grab Bag: Remember when Serena Williams broke her racket during the 2018 U.S. Open final, which eventually led to a game penalty in a loss to Naomi Osaka? The New Barrel Man I too submitted (TFPIC) a name for the Kannapolis Cannonballer…Aaron Hart…,and suggested to the team that since female mascots are trending now, he should receive a female counterpart named Erin. Straw man argument. But I Love , Love , Love the alternate cap. Sometimes the system actually works: When I posted my Ireland travelogue two months ago, I mentioned how our return to NYC was pushed back a day due to a British Airways computer meltdown that resulted in lots of flights — including ours — being cancelled. New membership raffle: Reader David Cline has generously purchased five memberships for me to give away, and we’re going to raffle off two of them now. A great choice! “The YouTube title says the film is from 1953, but the credits say 1945,” says Richard Craig. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: mlb | pageType: stories | The NBA uni-verse no longer has any past or future — there’s just now now now, which is disposable as soon as the next now now now comes along (roughly the day after tomorrow). So does that still make me “dense”? Piping on the jersey is typically encouraged. See you back here on the mothership Dec. 3. I listen to way too many podcasts, and subscribe to more, and would definitely make room in my audio day for a Uni Watch podcast. … Lots of uni nuggets in this Philly sports caricature by artist Park Tyson (from @PhillyPartTwo). That will be a very sad day for small-town baseball and much history will be lost. The old ballplayer cared about the name on the front. Same for the blue alternate…use wider striping and get rid of the piping and generic (and dare I say lazy) script and use the same font as the other sets. You can almost smell the aromas of Rance Mulliniks issuing forth from them. The new logos and uniforms were created by Rodney Richardson of Rare Design, who’s best known for his work with the NBA. So it is with the rankings that follow. My first thought was a wheels of cheese stacked up. I was under the impression that all the retail jerseys came sans advertiser patches. when the Royals Had to Play a Game Wearing Brewers Uniforms. I included that last shot just so you can get a better sense of the cream tone, which wasn’t so evident in most of the other images I’ve seen. It’s all given me a serious case of NBA uni fatigue. That typeface is painful, especially that “A”. AAAAA+++++ on the new Brewers uniforms. … Here’s a great breakdown of the aesthetics of the Nigel Benn/Chris Eubank boxing rivalry. Movies. Different question, but I’ll answer with my opinion: The ads makes it more obnoxious, but no more authentic than otherwise for me. The yellow vertical lines forming the m in the new logo are straight, while they’re tapered in the old BiG. That's with good cause. Good question, but here’s a better one: Why do you need to know which team she roots for? And by all means, happy recent birthday to Jose Alvarez. Forget the corporate/beer league/etc. Again, I could live without the royal blue outline, but whaddaya gonna do. Basketball News: Illinois broke out their new orange jerseys for the first time yesterday. Let us now attack the certain with the zeal of the newly converted. • The seller says this New York Giants candy dish is from the 1960s, but of course we know better. Solid enough. The D-backs got a necessary clean up and the Padres and Brewers have embraced their history while coming up with a fresh look that improves upon what they had. The NBA is turning into soccer, where the uniforms can be any color as long as the logo, or crest patch, is there. In order to prep you for the sources of outrage to come, here are some guiding principles that will animate these rankings: Some opinions are facts. Which is too bad because it’s a nice and different look. And for what it’s worth, my wife watched the unveiling with me, and the road patch with the Wisconsin and the bricks was her favorite new element. Okay, enough preliminaries — let’s get to the uniforms, beginning with …. https://www.vancityoriginal.com/product_images/uploaded_images/photo-2018-09-14-9-02-24-pm.jpg. This has turned into a clean, classic look, fronted by a highly recognizable logo. "We have come from Cleveland to play baseball," it says. ), (To me, the swoosh is what makes these look amateur.).