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Ball Caps of the 20th Century - Negro Leagues - CHICAGO AMERICAN GIANTS 1926

Bill Foster is the younger half-brother of Negro Leagues legend Rube Foster who in 1910 gained control of the Leland Giants and led them to a 123 and 6 won-lost record beginning a 30 year run of dominance of the Negro National League. 1926 was the last year Rube managed the Giants and they were in the thick of it. Bill had put them there by winning 23 games in a row and 26 for the season. They were down 4 games to 3 in the championship, needing to win the last two played as a double-header- the last day, the last games of the season. Bill shut out the Kansas City Monarchs, Bullet Joe Rogan, Cool Papa Bell and all, both times that day. The best lefty in the all the Negro Leagues and brother Rube are both in the Hall of Fame. All Navy with White Pinstripes Cap, 3 Firm Visor, All Felt Logo, Adjustables are Black Leather with Buckle.

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