Birmingham Black Barons 1940 Authentic Jacket
Description: An authentic Birmingham Black Barons jacket from 1940. Black wool body and sleeves with felt lettering and patch.
- Made in the USA
- Exact reproduction of the jacket worn by the Birmingham Black Barons in 1940
- 100% wool body & sleeves
- Button front
- Felt lettering, patch on sleeve
- Rayon lining
- Item #: BBB40J
League: Negro Southern League
History: The Birmingham Black Barons joined the original Negro National League in 1928. After that circuit's demise they became charter members of the Negro American League. In 1948 they defeated the Monarchs for the pennant with a 15 year-old Willie Mays in the outfield.