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Brooklyn Dodgers 1947-50 Authentic Jacket


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Made-to-Order. Ships in 10 weeks.

Made to order. Estimated 10 week production time. 

History: We were first asked to make this jacket by the costume designer of the film “42” for the actor who played Dodger manager Burt Shotten. Shotten was persuaded to return to lead the Dodgers after the suspension of Leo Durocher. Of course, 1947 was also the rookie season of one Jackie Roosevelt Robinson. 

We’ve added Jackie’s number 42 to the sleeve of the jacket, even though the Dodgers didn’t add sleeve numbers until a few years later. The Dodger script is an earlier variation of the more familiar which wasn’t standardized until the early 1950s. This jacket is made of cotton-backed viscose satin with a quilted lining and twill lettering.

A portion of the sales from this jacket goes to the estate of Jackie Robinson.

Product Details:

  • Made in the USA
  • Reproduction of the team jacket worn by the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947
  • Royal blue cotton-backed viscose satin body and sleeves
  • Twill lettering on chest
  • Number 42 on sleeve
  • 100% American wool knit trim
  • Vintage pockets with leather trim 
  • Black quilted lining
  • Zipper front
  • Item#: BKL47J

Initial run limited. After the first production run is sold out, these jackets will be made to order, with a 10-12 week production time.

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