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Uni Watch on the bat knob revolution

Originally Published: July 14, 2011
By Paul Lukas | Page 2

The look of baseball is always changing. But for generations, one thing about the game has stayed the same: Players have had their uniform numbers written on the knobs of their bats.

It isn't a big deal -- just a simple way for everyone to know whose lumber is whose when poking around in the bat rack -- but it's one of baseball's little visual signatures that most of us have internalized without even thinking about it.

Until now.

At least ...

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