US Tour of Japan 1922 Vintage Ballcap
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Description: Authentic reproduction of the original 1922 US Tour of Japan ballcap. Hand-sewn from genuine wool baseball cloth. This cap is built to last a lifetime.
- Made in the USA
- Genuine travel gray wool broadcloth, navy visor, patch emblem
- Soft visor with green satin under visor
- Vintage hair cloth backed buckram crown
- Satin taping with cotton sweatband
- Item #: UST22C
League: Independent League
History: American League President Ban Johnson sent a team of stars led by Red Sox third-baseman Herb Hunter. The team included Casey Stengel, Waite Hoyte, and George Kelley on a goodwill tour of Japan in 1922. The American professionals dominated their Japanese opposition and were accused of bad sportsmanship by the Japanese for throwing away a game to the amateur Mita team.
|7 1/8||22 3/8"|
|7 1/4||22 3/4"|
|7 3/8||23 1/8"|
|7 1/2||23 1/2"|
|7 5/8||23 7/8"|
|7 7/8||24 1/4"|
The Hat is Awesome, the Fit is Off
I love the hat. The materials and construction are really fantastic, but even though I measured my head and compared to the sizing chart online, the hat is much smaller than I thought it would be. I'd recommend sizing up or going with the adjustable model.