Brooklyn Eagles 1935 Vintage Ballcap
Description: Authentic reproduction of the original 1935 Brooklyn Eagles ballcap. Hand-sewn from genuine wool baseball cloth. This cap is built to last a lifetime.
- Made in the USA
- Genuine navy wool broadcloth with white felt "NY"
- 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 #: BKL35C
League: Negro National League
History: You might think this is a cap from a certain New York American League ballclub. You would be mistaken. The Eagles curiously chose to wear an "NY" on their hats in their one season at Ebbets Field.
|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"|
I bought Brooklyn Eagles 1935 Vintage Ballcap size 7 3/4 (my head is 60 cm or 23,6 inches) and very happy about this stylish piece of American history. It goes without saying that EFF provides the best quality products: materials, sewing, color, details - all these top notch. But more than that, this ballcap has certain vintage touch and charisma. The only issue I have with it - I'd like this ballcap be adjustable. When I have short hair, I'd like to have possibility to tighten the adjusting belt.
I bought Brooklyn Eagles 1935 Vintage Ballcap size 7 3/4 and very happy about this stylish piece of American history. It goes without saying that EFF provides the best quality products: materials, sewing, color, details - all these top notch. But more than that, this ballcap has certain vintage touch and charisma. The only issue I have with it - I'd like this ballcap be adjustable. When I have short hair, I'd like to have possibility to tighten the adjusting belt.
It feels like a step above for an adjustable hat. Personally, I feel that the fitted version would have felt like better quality/more personal. But, my hair changes and I like the option to adjust. That said, the logo of the hat is pilling a bit, Overall pleased, and intend on purchasing another
Solid hat. Would buy again
Solid hat. Would buy again
Best hat I own
Ebbets makes great hats. You will not regret your purchase. I am more a fan of Ebbets than of baseball. Although I like baseball, I don't follow it, don't live on the East Coast (I live about as far west as you can get), and a high quality hat made in the usa is much rarer than the actual game. I wear this cap because I love that it is American made, I love the history of this particular team, and I love the font and color scheme. I also follow a lot of NY culture. I was wearing this cap somewhere when a man and his wife stopped me. He says to me, "Go Red Sox!" We reply to him, "Yay, go Red Sox!" Because why not? I liked his enthusiasm. Then he gives me a weird look and goes silent. He looks confused and a little mad. And he walks away without saying anything else. Days or weeks later I realize he mistook this hat for a Yankees hat, to which all I can say is that the font is completely different, so I think that's on you, mad dude. I have the J.Crew collab twill version, but I wish I had the wool one, too. Will there ever be more adjustable ones? Will you ever make more Hawaii hats? I have non buyers remorse on that one. At the time I was like, okay, I really only need to own ONE hat in life for my ONE head. But I really love Ebbets and it is hard to pick just one. The quality of my hat is outstanding, and I feel like the wool would be more authentic and thus even better (if you are on the fence). Note to the design team: I do think the leather adjustable strap is wearing faster than the rest of the hat. If you are not a sports fan, they now make blanks, and I have so many ideas about that. Maybe a Judah Friedlander hat that just says "No." Maybe some artwork by Tamra Shopsin.