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Showing posts from December, 2016

Happy New Year!

Well, this year has sure been...something. 
I am looking forward to welcoming 2017 with open arms and I hope you'll join me next Friday for the first Fresh Fitted Friday of the new year. Cheers!

1995 Riverside Pilots Cap - Fresh Fitted Friday!!!!

This Riverside Pilots cap has to be one of most unique caps in my collection and that's mostly just because the team only existed from 1993 through 1995! Their ephemeral existence combined with the fact that they were only a High-A team with a tiny fanbase makes me wonder if I'll come across an unworn vintage Riverside Pilots hat ever again.

One last thing I'd like to note: I'm probably not going to be popping the tags on this cap today. A fellow cap collector lists this one highly on his list of grails and I'd feel weird wearing it knowing that a brother-in-arms is out there pining for it. The only problem is I don't like selling my caps, even if I've never worn them...but I will entertain trade offers. 

Hopefully I can make one happen with said collector! Also, if you are at all interested in learning more about the history of the Riverside Pilots, I recommend checking out this article from the good folks over at Lookout Landing, which is a Seattle Mariners…

1998 Calgary Cannons Cap - Fresh Fitted Friday!!!!

Are you a U.S. citizen who has recently been considering a move to Canada? Perhaps a single-payer healthcare system appeals to you? Maybe you are intrigued that their nation's leader has actual political experience as opposed to simply being a crass reality TV star who inherited a real estate business from his father? Either way, no judgement! 

Keep in mind, as a baseball fan in Canada you probably will not attend many live games. The Toronto Blue Jays are an option but what if you are moving to a western province? If your new home is in British Columbia, consider yourself lucky since the only minor league team in Canada affiliated with Major League Baseball is the Vancouver Canadians.

If you don't live in Toronto or Vancouver, independent leagues like the Can-Am League and the American Association have teams representing cities such as Ottawa, Quebec City and Winnipeg. Of course, Montreal is still in serious need of a professional team but so are Canada's 4th and 5th most p…