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Chicago Hornets 1949 Authentic Football Jersey


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Description: Authentic reproduction of the original 1949 Chicago Hornets Football Jersey. Made on our own knitting machines in our Seattle workshop. This jersey is as authentic as they come!

Product Details:

  • Knitted in our Seattle workshop
  • Made from 16-gauge worsted wool
  • Doubled elbows
  • Black wool body
  • Hand sewn athletic gold wool felt #99 on front and back
  • Item #: CHHFJ

League: All-American Football Conference

History: Chicagoan Jack Keeshin created the Chicago Rockets football club after he was unsuccessful in his effort to purchase the White Sox. Playing in Soldier Field, the team had an uphill battle competing with the NFL's Bears and Chicago Cardinals. The team name was changed to Hornets for their last season in 1949.

Please note: Within the wool yarns, there may be small striations within the fabric. This is an inherent trait of the authentic wool we use. Thus there may be some slight color variations. This should not be considered a flaw, but merely part of it's charm.

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