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Does anyone know what block font MLB umpires have on their sleeves?

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Anyone know what font this is? Where it says Home Opener?

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To 'Home Opener' specifically, looks like Armada Black or Extra Bold. The rest of the writings (except the "United in Red" one) is also Armada, from Light to Regular to Bold.

Mucho thanx!

You're welcome. Anyways, I bet you're curious of which font is close to the one in "United in Red" too, because so am I.

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Any idea what font is used on shirts like this:

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Friend of mine is trying to identify the exact font. We've found super similar ones but none that are exact.

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Replica Full Block is pretty close.

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Are the Royals using a custom variant of the standard MLB block? I've been trying to replicate it in Illustrator by taking the standard MLB block and making it a bit thicker with outlines, but it's not looking how I'd hope. I have both the standard block and a condensed variant, so it seems like there was a thicker variant that was made.

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Are the Royals using a custom variant of the standard MLB block? I've been trying to replicate it in Illustrator by taking the standard MLB block and making it a bit thicker with outlines, but it's not looking how I'd hope. I have both the standard block and a condensed variant, so it seems like there was a thicker variant that was made.

It's not the standard MLB block that's used by teams like the Mets, Cardinals, and Orioles; as you noted, it's a thicker variant. The Royals' font is similar (but not identical) to the numbers used on the front of the Dodgers' uniforms. To my knowledge the exact typeface is not readily available on the Internet.

Here's how to make a close approximation in Illustrator:

1) Download the Mets font off of Conrad's website.

2) Type out the numbers at 26.5 pt size in Illustrator.

3) Add a .55 pt outer stroke or 1.1 pt regular stroke.

That will get you extremely close to what the Royals use.

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Are the Royals using a custom variant of the standard MLB block? I've been trying to replicate it in Illustrator by taking the standard MLB block and making it a bit thicker with outlines, but it's not looking how I'd hope. I have both the standard block and a condensed variant, so it seems like there was a thicker variant that was made.

It's not the standard MLB block that's used by teams like the Mets, Cardinals, and Orioles; as you noted, it's a thicker variant. The Royals' font is similar (but not identical) to the numbers used on the front of the Dodgers' uniforms. To my knowledge the exact typeface is not readily available on the Internet.

Here's how to make a close approximation in Illustrator:

1) Download the Mets font off of Conrad's website.

2) Type out the numbers at 26.5 pt size in Illustrator.

3) Add a .55 pt outer stroke or 1.1 pt regular stroke.

That will get you extremely close to what the Royals use.

Good to know, thanks. My issue was taking the standard MLB block font (the one provided by Conrad), and doing an offset path of about .25'' or so. It made everything look too bloated and not formed properly.

When you say Mets font... isn't that standard MLB block?

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Are the Royals using a custom variant of the standard MLB block? I've been trying to replicate it in Illustrator by taking the standard MLB block and making it a bit thicker with outlines, but it's not looking how I'd hope. I have both the standard block and a condensed variant, so it seems like there was a thicker variant that was made.

It's not the standard MLB block that's used by teams like the Mets, Cardinals, and Orioles; as you noted, it's a thicker variant. The Royals' font is similar (but not identical) to the numbers used on the front of the Dodgers' uniforms. To my knowledge the exact typeface is not readily available on the Internet.

Here's how to make a close approximation in Illustrator:

1) Download the Mets font off of Conrad's website.

2) Type out the numbers at 26.5 pt size in Illustrator.

3) Add a .55 pt outer stroke or 1.1 pt regular stroke.

That will get you extremely close to what the Royals use.

Good to know, thanks. My issue was taking the standard MLB block font (the one provided by Conrad), and doing an offset path of about .25'' or so. It made everything look too bloated and not formed properly.

When you say Mets font... isn't that standard MLB block?

I would not recommend using the font labeled "MLB Block 1" on Conrad's website. I'm not sure why, but the number 5 is off in that typeface. I chose to use the Mets font from this link: https://fontsbyconrad.wordpress.com/2014/05/19/mlb-fonts-update-by-conrad/. You could just as easily use a bunch of other teams, the Mets just happen to be the team I chose.

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Cool, thanks. As noted, my issue was I was using offset paths rather than strokes. I'm getting results that are much better now. I especially like the aesthetics of slightly thicker MLB Block 2 numerals.

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It's actually a duplicate, stripped down version of this year's MLS font, one layer, so basically, the middle MLS 2013 font from Conrad

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Anybody the font from this program?

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Would still really love to know this font. If anyone has any idea even something close it would be nice. Seems to be a tricky one I guess?

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So I was asking before about the Royals using a thicker variant of standard MLB block. But now I've noticed that the Tigers seem to be using a thinner variant of the block font used by the Yanks and Braves. Are my eyes deceiving me, or do they really have their own custom variant?

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