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1923 New York Yankees (Cooperstown Ballcap Co.)

I was not vastly verbose in last week's post and I might be even less loquacious today but I am having fun with alliteration as well as continuing what might be a yearly tradition of posting a New York Yankees cap in honor of Lou Gehrig Day where MLB raises awareness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig Disease. I had a great-uncle who passed away with the disease and so this yearly event definitely brings out some emotions for me. Like many others, I sincerely hope that we can  eventually "strike out ALS" once and for all. And until then, we must continue to play for each other just as "The Iron Horse" did for his teammates and visa versa. While the  Red-Bottomed Yankees cap from last year's tribute  was more fashion-forward, I am running it back to the classics with this vintage circa-1923 style hat from Cooperstown Ballcap Co. The leather sweatband and dark green undervisor are definitely a switch-up from the Ebbets Field Flan

1950's New York Baseball Giants (Cooperstown Ballcap Co. Retro) - Fresh Fitted Friday!!!!

For this week's issue of Fresh Fitted Friday I'm featuring a 1950's New York Giants cap that was produced by Cooperstown Ballcap Co. I chose this  cap because i thought it important to recognize the rich history that the Giants had in New York City.  Doing a little background on the Giants will tell you that the Giants, or rather the Gothams as they were known when they joined the National League in 1883, were the main attraction for many years when it came to baseball in New York. The rivalry that they had with the Brooklyn Dodgers remains as one of the greatest baseball rivalries of all time.  The Giants were dominant in the National League in their early years and achieved more than their fair share of NL pennants. Still though, the New York Yankees winning World Series championships for the American League year after year effectively stole the spotlight from the Giants and the Dodgers. In 1958, both the Giants and the Dodgers moved to San Franc