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Baseball Milquetoast's Wish List

Dear reader, I feel that now is the time to dedicate a post with photos and descriptions of the caps in my continually evolving "Wish List". I haven't exactly been bombarded with trade offers lately so maybe having them all featured here might change that. 

Hat Club has been killing it with their recent releases of retro MILB logos from the 1980's and 1990's so the first few caps on this list are ones that they'd do well to release (or re-release in the case of the 1993-95 Utica Blue Sox, 1995-2000 Kissimmee Cobras and the 1994 Appleton Foxes).


1988-90 Utica Blue Sox (White Sox affiliate years) 

1993-95 Utica Blue Sox (Red Sox affiliate years) 

1982-83 Denver Bears

1976-81 Denver Bears

1995-2000 Kissimmee Cobras

1989-92 Peninsula Pilots

1988-90 Jackson Mets
1987-94 Charleston Wheelers

Oneonta Yankees

1985-1993 Huntsville Stars

1994 Appleton Foxes

1983 Portland Beavers


There have been a few MLB throwbacks of Negro League teams that have caught my eye over the past few years. The first one that comes to mind is this 1937 Cincinnati Tigers cap with a red underbrim that the Cincinnati Reds wore on July 11, 2011:



Another Negro League throwback that I am obsessed with is the Brooklyn Royal Giants uniform the San Francisco Giants wore on June 22, 2008:



I've been buying caps from Ebbets Field Flannels since 2011 and the quality has always impressed me. My only complaint is that they've released so much heat over the years that I haven't been able to purchase everything that I've wanted. They're good about re-releasing hats that sell well so I'm hopeful that happens with the following caps.


1931 Homestead Grays (lesser known version than the classic "G" cap)

1937 Cincinnati Tigers

1945 Utica Blue Sox

1945 Grand Rapids Black Sox

1953 Jacksonville Braves

1955 Nashville Vols

1973 Charleston Charlies 

1983 Charleston Charlies

1945 Oakland Oaks

1951 Ottawa Giants 

1945 Osaka Giants

1946 Indianapolis Indians

And lastly, because I'm greedy here are a few of the caps I already own that I'd likely not ever turn down if given the right trade opportunity: Albany-Colonie Yankees, Casper Ghosts, Charleston RainbowsGreenville Braves, Elmira Pioneers, Everett Giants, Jacksonville Expos, New Haven Ravens, Shreveport Captains, and any team's hat from 2007 MLB All-Star Game.

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