Knoxville Smokies 1953 Road Jersey
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History: The Tugerson brothers were assigned to Knoxville by Hot Springs after the Bathers failed to get the other clubs to allow them to play for Hot Springs. Jim Tugerson set a league record with 31 wins for Knoxville.
- Made in the USA
- Mountain States League
- Authentic reproduction of the jersey worn in 1953 by the Knoxville Smokies
- Authentic gray wool flannel
- Navy/red/navy trim on facing and sleeves
- Jesrey worn by "Big Jim" Tugerson
- Red on navy felt #27 on back
- Item #: KNX53R
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I've been perusing Ebbets Field jerseys from afar since 1988. I love the idea of faithfully reproducing vintage jerseys for contemporary baseball fans. I'd never bought one...until I saw this beauty. As a Knoxville-area native and Tennessee Smokies fan who watched games in old Bill Meyer Stadium, I couldn't resist. Great jersey. Amazing quality. Authentic vintage to the smallest stitch. This jersey was definitely worth the wait.