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Philadelphia Stars 1940 Vintage Ballcap

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Description: Authentic reproduction of the original 1940 Philadelphia Stars ballcap. Hand-sewn from genuine wool baseball cloth. This cap is built to last a lifetime.

Product Details:

  • Made in the USA
  • Genuine navy wool broadcloth, red felt "P"
  • Soft visor with green satin under visor
  • Vintage hair cloth backed buckram crown
  • Satin taping with cotton sweatband
  • Item #: PHL40C

League: Negro National League

History: New research has uncovered this gorgeous cap from Philadelphia's top Negro league team. The Stars were founded by former Hilldale owner Ed Bolden, and the team was co-owned by Eddie Gottlieb, who also owned the basketball Sphas and Warriors. Among the many great players who donned a Stars uniform were Biz Mackey, Chet Brewer, and Turkey Stearnes. The Stars played at Penmar Park in West Philadelphia.

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