Fitted Cap News: Saturday, August 19, 2017
Fitted Cap News:
Saturday, August 19, 2017

EBBETS FIELD

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As part of its summer 2016 collection, Kicks/Hi teamed up with Ebbets for a trio of fire fitteds. Featured here is the orange model which is done in an all-wool body and features the brand's 'KH' initials in a collegiate, interlocking font executed in a white felt held down by a single needle top stitch. Considering how ill this cap ...

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Ebbets Field latest vintage cap release is a nod to the 1948 Birmingham Barons of the Negro League. This team - which featured a 17-year old Willie Mays - would win the Negro League American League Pennant by defeating the Kansas City Monarchs. The team would go on to the Negro World Series where it would falter to the Washington Homestead ...

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As part of its latest vintage hat collection, Ebbets highlights the 1956 Arrow Foods baseball team. The team took its name from its sponsor, Arrow Foods, which was a grocery store located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. According to Ebbets, Arrow was one of the top amateur teams in the region in the 1950s and 60s. Featured here is a reproduction of its ...

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Yakima, Washington has had a minor league team for a very long time, since 1920 to be exact. After going through names, including the Pippins, Stars, and Packers, the team finally settled on calling themselves the Bears in 1949. Part of Ebbets Field's latest collection, the 1949 Yakima Bears fitted cap is featured here in all its vintage glory. The cap ...

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Puerto Rico has long had a rich baseball history and one of the country's oldest teams is Ponce Leones of the Puerto Rican Baseball League. Ponce was named after the famous explorer and Puerto Rico's first governor, Juan Ponce de León. The club was one of the founding members of the PRBL and one of its most successful. Ponce won a multitude ...

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It's been a few years since Ebbets has released a Nankai Hawks cap, but as part of its latest collection, a Hawks fitted is available once again. The previous release was back in 2012 and it featured the 1958 version of the cap featured here. Both models have similar details with this 1949 verision featuring a gray wool ...

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The Northwest League or the Northwest League of Professional Baseball is a minor league that is situated in northwest United States and includes some of Western Canada. The Walla Walla Padres were a minor league team in the Northwest League. They were affiliated with their namesake the San Diego Padres. Future hall of famers Ozzie Smith and Tony Gwynn once played ...

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Mention the name 'Vols' and most sports fans will quickly exclaim University of Tennessee. What most fans might not know is that there was another Vols team that once shared the name of its more popular collegiate counterpart. The Nashville Vols were a minor league team that was active form 1901 til 1963. According to this MiLB article, the 1940 Vols team ...

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