Oh captain! My captain!

With Jason Varitek getting a "C" on his jersey, Uni Watch tracks the C's of the sports uniform world.

Updated: August 19, 2005, 5:11 PM ET
By Paul Lukas | Special to Page 2

When the Red Sox re-signed Jason Varitek last month, they gave him more than a new contract. He was also named the team's captain, and general manager Theo Epstein marked the occasion by presenting Varitek with a new jersey featuring a "C" prominently sewn onto the front.

Varitek is a catcher, so his "C" will be obscured for half the game by his chest protector. But if that bugs him, he could just have the letter moved to his sleeve. Or to his thigh, or his hip, or wherever else he ...

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