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1988 Greensboro Hornets (Roman Pro Cap Co.)

I took last week off but I'm going to kindly ask you count this week's 1988 Roman Pro Cap Co. Greensboro Hornets post as a March entry because it definitely falls in line with the trend of all the ones from that month featuring some green. It also counts as a Wingure cap…barely. Even though it doesn't show a winged creature doing baseball stuff, I've decided the team name being "Hornets" is enough to consider this a "Wingure" cap.  So much green!!!! There's definitely some "fresh mesh" stuff happening here which makes this a perfect option for the warmer months ahead.  I briefly discussed my desire for a retro release of this cap logo in my Greensboro Grasshoppers post from 2018 and while I'm bummed that never came to fruition for me, I'm absolutely thrilled to have a vintage version. It wouldn't hurt to have a retro release also though, as I'd love to keep this snapback on ice so that it continues to stay fresh for yea

1947-57 New York Giants

If you checked out last week's inaugural Orange October post, you'll recall I selected a Minneapolis Millers cap in recognition of Minnesota's valiant, albeit unsuccessful efforts in the  Wild Card Series against Houston , who as it turns went on to defeat Oakland in the ALDS just yesterday.  By this time next week, the ALCS will be underway as the Astros will be playing whoever comes out on top in tonight's  winner-take-all ALDS Game 5 between the   Yankees and Rays.  As a New Yorker, I'm really pulling for a pinstripes win here but to tie that in to my allegiance to the Giants, this week's Fresh Fitted Friday selection is a  1947-57 New York Giants "Roman" retro cap. Most New York Giants retro caps out there feature Mets-like serifs similar to these though my preference would be to have one more like  the cap Bobby Thompson wore  during the "Shot Heart Round the World" game in 1951 as well as this photo from that same year. The leather