Are MLB players superstitious about their uniforms?
Not so much the jerseys as pants. Oh, yeah, their pants are lucky. Don’t ask me why. I had a Seattle player whose pants I would mend and go, “My God, I don’t know what I’m going to mend this to.” It was just patch upon patch upon patch. Q: Got any laundry area design tips? A: I’m a fanatic about lights. There needs to be enough lighting in areas where you’re pre-spotting uniforms or looking for holes. You also need a lot of electrical outlets for sewing machines, irons and the heat sealer used to apply numbers to batting practice jerseys. All of those things should not be running off of one outlet. Q: Is yours a comfortable work environment? A: Our air conditioning doesn’t kick in until 7 in the morning. I have a vented window that leads into the tunnel, and generally there’s a nice breeze. But when it’s just me and one security guard, I’m not comfortable having the door open. It’s just a dark, creepy stadium at that hour of the morning. I have a fan in the room, but it’s not near the