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  1. Polyester sent baseball colors to new hues

    Paul Lukas

    The protocol for home and road uniforms on the baseball diamond is simple: The home team wears white and the road team wears gray. Or at least that's how it was until 1963 -- 50 years ago this season. That's when Kansas City Athletics owner Charle...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  2. How '42' nailed authentic vintage uniforms

    Paul Lukas

    Jackie Robinson is in the air this time of year. Next Monday, April 15, will be the 66th anniversary of Robby's big league debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers, and all MLB uniformed personnel will once again mark the occasion by wearing No. 42. Three day...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  3. Red Sox's Jackie Bradley makes uni history

    Paul Lukas

    Red Sox rookie outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. had a good MLB debut in yesterday's season opener against the Yankees, walking three times, scoring twice, and making a circus catch to rob Robinson Cano of an extra-base hit. But in a less celebrated d...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  4. Suit up with 2013 Uni Watch MLB preview!

    Paul Lukas

    Ah, the start of baseball season. Is there anything better? Actually, yeah, there is. Lots of things, in fact. But you can't afford most of them, and most of the others would have nasty effects on your cholesterol level, your liver, or some other ...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  5. Uni Watch: Time for green gimmick to go?

    Paul Lukas

    This Sunday is St. Patrick's Day. That means at least two things are certain to happen: People all over America will be drinking green beer, and MLB teams all over Florida and Arizona will be marking the holiday by wearing green caps and/or jerseys f...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  6. Sneak peak at MLB Home Run Derby design

    Paul Lukas

    The Mets will be hosting this season's MLB All-Star Game, which means the BP caps and jerseys worn for the annual Home Run Derby will have a Mets-themed design. The caps and jerseys won't be officially unveiled for at least another month and a half, ...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  7. Braves shelve cap with controversial logo

    Paul Lukas

    As the controversy over Native American imagery in sports churns on, there have been two new developments regarding Major League Baseball -- one showing where the sports world may be heading on this issue, and another showing that it hasn't gotten th...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  8. MLB issuing yet another hat, for interviews

    Paul Lukas

    MLB already has game caps, batting practice caps, earflap caps for cold weather, camouflage caps, Stars-and-stripes caps, caps with special patches for the All-Star Game and World Series, caps that the players wear after winning a playoff spot or a p...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  9. First look: new MLB batting practice caps

    Paul Lukas

    Every three or four years, all 30 MLB teams get new batting practice cap designs. The upcoming season is one of those years, so you'll soon see teams unveiling their new BP caps (which will also be worn throughout spring training, natch). But thanks ...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  10. Uniform memorials honor tragedies' victims

    Paul Lukas

    The shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., have provoked an outpouring of sympathy and grief throughout the world -- and that includes the world of sports uniforms. The first uni-related response to the tragedy, at least to ...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  11. Save up for the 2012 Uni Watch gift guide

    Paul Lukas

    You can have your Black Friday, your Small Business Saturday and your Cyber Monday. Everyone knows the holiday shopping season doesn't officially shift into high gear until we hit Uni Watch Wednesday -- our annual round-up of uniform- and logo-relate...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  12. A guide to Uni Watch-ing the World Series

    Paul Lukas

    Once the four teams for the American and National League championship series were set, it was clear this year's World Series would be very easy on the eyes. And now that the Giants and Tigers have advanced, we can settle in for what should be a very ...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  13. What's in that Gatorade bottle anyway?

    Paul Lukas

    Feeling thirsty? Maybe a drink of water will do the trick. No, check that -- maybe some Gatorade. Yeah, Gatorade. That's the ticket. If that little sequence has been playing out in your mind lately, it may be because Gatorade has had a higher bran...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  14. Uni Watch history lesson: the wishbone-C

    Paul Lukas

    The Reds are enjoying a pretty good postseason so far. For some of their players, it's their first taste of the playoffs. For others, it's a return to familiar territory. But for one key component of the Reds, the postseason is old hat -- literally. ...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  15. Uni Watch Power Rankings rates NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL uniforms fro...

    Paul Lukas

    Uni Watch tackles the epic task of ranking the uniform sets of the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL from 1-122. (Part 5)

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  16. Uni Watch Power Rankings rates MLB uniforms from 1-30

    Paul Lukas

    Uni Watch ranks the NFL uniform sets from No. 1 to No. 32.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2012