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Ball Caps of the 20th Century - Semi-Pro Teams - CIVIL DEFENSE TEAM 1948
CIVIL DEFENSE TEAM 1948
SKU: 20SPCIV48
$49.00

On March 27, 1948 New York ‘s Mayor, Fiorello La Guardia, was named as Director of the Civil Defense, although serving without compensation. To liven things up for his volunteers a baseball team was organized and a game played at Yankee Stadium which in 1941, the Yankees president Ed Barrow offered for use of as a bomb shelter in case of attack. This cap was no doubt the only one worn in a baseball game played in a bomb shelter. All Spruce Wool Cap, 3” Firm Visor, White and Navy Stitching on Felt Appliqué Logo.

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