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Escogido Leones 1952 Vintage Ballcap

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Description: Authentic reproduction of the original 1952 Escogido Leones ballcap. Hand-sewn from genuine wool baseball cloth. This cap is built to last a lifetime.

Product Details:

  • Made in the USA
  • Genuine black wool broadcloth, felt "E"
  • 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# ESC52C

League: Dominican League

History: Cap worn by former Kansas City Monarchs star Willard Brown, who was the first African-American player to hit a home run in the American League in 1947. Brown was one of the top power hitters in Negro Leagues history, and was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006. brown played in Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Venezuela, in addition to the Dominican Republic.

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Our caps faithfully replicate historic professional baseball caps from 1900 to 1970 and fit differently than modern caps. Try wrapping a piece of string around your head where a cap would naturally fit and then measure the string to find your size.

Size Head Measurement (in inches)
7 21 5/8”
7 1/8 22”
7 1/4 22 3/8”
7 3/8 22 3/4”
7 1/2 23 1/8"
7 5/8 23 1/2"
7 3/4 23 7/8"
7 7/8 24 1/4"
8 24 5/8"

Adjustable caps fit up to a size 7 5/8.

Measuring Guide

We offer three kinds of ballcap visors:

Pre-1940 ballcaps were made with soft visors so players could fold them up and put them in their back pockets. Later visors were done in standard (stiff visor) or short (also a soft visor). Check the product details to see which type of visor each cap has.

Soft Visor

Standard Visor

Short Visor

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