Uni Watch: MLB firsts and lasts

From memorial patches to throwbacks, a look at how baseball traditions first began

Updated: May 1, 2014, 9:47 AM ET
By Paul Lukas | ESPN.com

Baseball is a sport of firsts and lasts -- the first player to do this, the last team to do that. Case in point: As you may have heard, Ike Davis got his name in the record books last month when he was traded from the Mets to the Pirates and promptly became the first player in MLB history to hit a grand slam for two different teams in the same April.

But Davis may have achieved another distinction that hasn't received nearly as much attention: The Mets and Pirates are both wearing ...

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