Brown University 1959 Vintage Ballcap



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Description: Authentic reproduction of the original 1959 Brown University ballcap. Hand-sewn from genuine wool baseball cloth. This cap is built to last a lifetime. 

Product Details:

  • Made in the USA
  • Genuine brown wool broadcloth with white embroidered "B"
  • Standard visor with green satin under visor
  • Vintage hair cloth backed buckram crown
  • Satin taping with cotton sweatband
  • Adjustable sizes come with leather strap and antiqued brass closure
  • Item #: BRN59C

League: Collegiate

History: Wilfred "Lefty" Lefebvre coached the Brown Bears Baseball team for 15 years from 1949 - 1964. He led the Bears to eight winning seasons and the only Ivy League Baseball title Brown has ever won in 1952. Before coaching he played for the Boston Red Sox and is one of 31 players in MLB history to hit a Home Run in his first at bat. It was on the first pitch too and the only four-bagger of his career.

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Ted E.
United States

A slice of home in a ballcap

I love my Brown University Vintage Ballcap. I have been a loyal Ebbets Field Flannels customer since the 90s. I still have my first SF Seals cap and it has made the cross country transfer and retirement from the military. The Brown University 1959 Ballcap is just the latest to my collection. It reminds me of home as a native Rhode Islander and hangs next to my 1972 Pawtucket Red Sox hat (also from Ebbets Field). The Brown University cap is extremely well made just like the other two mentioned. it runs true to size as it is the fitted version (7 3/8). Like all my other ballcaps I consistently get complements on it and asked “Where did you get it” Well worth the purchase price.

Paul S.
United States

Brown U hat

Excellent quality and service

Robert C.
United States

Real Style

I’m a Brooklyn fan and I love that B, and it good with my Brown coats etc. I love how versatile the bill is for style....and I love the build of the hat, I don’t like the high crown stiff look. This is great style for those who no!


Super comfortable, great fit

Best looking brown colored ball cap you will ever find. These are not your standard high-crown hats, so they sit closer to the head, which I love and it is ridiculously comfortable. This Brown University cap is my go-to most days.