Birmingham Black Barons Classic Snapback Baseball Cap

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  • All Logos and Designs are Embroidered not Printed.
  • Black and White
  • Adjustable Baseball Cap with Snapback
  • Pays tribute to the Birmingham Black Barons
  • Authentic and Licensed by the Negro League Baseball Museum

Capture a piece of baseball history with this Birmingham Black Barons Classic Snapback Cap. It pays homage to one of the most iconic teams in Negro Leagues history. Crafted from 100% premium polyester, ensuring a durable yet breathable fit for all-day wear.

Featuring the distinctive "BBB" team logo on the front and the back of the cap proudly displays the years "1923 to 1960," marking the illustrious period of the Birmingham Black Barons in professional baseball. On one side of the cap, the city the team was associated "Birminingham', is also embroidered i white. Adjustable snapback closure ensures a perfect and comfortable fit for most head sizes.

The Birmingham Black Barons were a pioneering team of the Negro Southern League, established in 1920 under the name Birmingham Stars before adopting their famous name. The team remained active until the early 1960s. Throughout their history, the Black Barons were owned by notable individuals such as Frank Perdue, who purchased the team in 1920, and later co-owners Tom Hayes and Abe Saperstein in the 1940s. The Black Barons successfully navigated the challenging landscape of African American baseball with a determined and competitive spirit.

Historic Rickwood Field, located in Birmingham, Alabama, was the home ground of the Black Barons. This stadium provided a platform for some of the greatest baseball players in history, including Bill Foster, a pitcher who was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame; Leroy "Satchel" Paige, known for his incredible pitching skills; and George "Mule" Suttles, renowned for his remarkable power-hitting ability. Willie Mays, who later became a legend of the game, also played for the Black Barons in the late 1940s, showcasing his extraordinary talent before making a name for himself in Major League Baseball.

The achievements of the team include winning the Negro American League pennant in 1943, 1944, and 1948. However, with the gradual integration of baseball, the team's attendance declined, eventually leading to its disbandment. Nevertheless, the team has left a lasting legacy on the sport.

To ensure that your Birmingham Black Barons Cap remains in top condition, please follow the care instructions carefully. The cap should be hand washed only, using a mild detergent to gently cleanse without causing damage. Under no circumstances should bleach be used, as it could significantly alter the cap's original hues and degrade the fabric. After washing, the cap should be allowed to air dry. This method helps in preserving the cap’s shape and the integrity of the embroidery details, ensuring that your cap continues to look as striking as the day you bought it.

Whether you're a dedicated baseball fan, a collector of sports memorabilia, or simply someone who appreciates the rich heritage of the Negro Leagues, this cap is a must-have addition to your collection. Wear it with pride and keep the legacy alive!

Collection Negro League Baseball Collection
Edition Open Edition
Medium Polyester
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