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2008 New York Yankees "Virginia Tech" Cap - Fresh Fitted Friday!!!!

This week's Fresh Fitted is not only a freshie but it is one that has a deep sentimental value to me as it is the cap that the Virginia Tech baseball team wore when they hosted the New York Yankees in a preseason exhibition game at English Field in the spring of 2008.  As I've noted in a previous post  about the cap that the Yankees wore during that game, it was played in memoriam of the Blacksburg Massacre at Virginia Tech the previous year. Tomorrow marks the 9th anniversary of the shooting, so today we will look upon the hat that the Hokies wore when the Yankees came to town.   The Yankee's "NY" logo has seen many custom colorways but very few are as powerful as this tribute made to Virginia Tech The Hokies "VT" logo on the wearer's left side is a solid show of respect from the Yankees The orange batterman and eyelets really pop here. This cap also varies from the one the Yankees wore that game in that it swaps out the

2008 New York Yankees "Virginia Tech Game" Cap - Fresh Fitted Friday!!!!

Last week’s spotlight on the New York Yankees World Series cap from 1998 got me pumped to do another sort of “Flashback Friday” this time around. I decided to fast-forward ten years to the special edition on-field cap the Yankees wore on March 18, 2008 during an exhibition game played against Virginia Tech’s baseball team.  The iconic Yankees logo, but with a little Virginia Tech co-branding on the side! Good view of the classic Virginia Tech "VT" logo. Hopefully no one at a Yankees game asks me if it's for Vermont... Usual suspects in terms of sweatband tags and 59Fifty satin taping The iconic red, white and blue MLB batterman The cap has major significance as this particular game was played in memoriam of the  shooting that occurred on the school’s campus on April 16, 2007 .  Yesterday marked the 8th anniversary of the massacre but I vividly remember that day. I also remember how sad this cold-blooded attack made me feel for a long time thereafte