Hiroshima Carp 1958 Vintage Ballcap

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Description: Authentic reproduction of the original 1958 Hiroshima Carp 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, orange on white felt "H"
  • 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 #: HIR58C

League: Japan Central League

History: Hiroshima established a professional baseball team as part of the city's reconstruction efforts after the atomic bomb devastation in 1945. The Carp ("Koi" in Japanese)  were perennially underfunded, and were so poor that in 1953 they could only afford to issue one uniform per player. The Carp played in Hiroshima Municipal Stadium until 2008.

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United States United States
Beautiful cap; excellent NPB franchise

The importance of the Carp to rebuilding Hiroshima cannot be understated. The quality and beauty of this cap is a beautiful way to memorialize this history.

United States United States
Superior Quality

This is the nicest and most comfortable baseball cap I’ve ever worn! Delivered promptly and as expected. Great experience!

Christian L.
United States United States
My big head

Love the hat, it's exactly as pictured. The quality is exceptionally high, but like all old hats, it sits kind of high on my head. Wish it was a bit deeper, but that's more of a defect in my massive dome than the hat.

Paul M.
Canada Canada
Carp Cap a Homerun!

Gorgeous cap in person. One of the most beautiful I've seen. Gave it to my nephew for his birthday and he was stoked!

Fredrik J.
Sweden Sweden

Nice Looking hat!