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Solid Color Caps -
While the use of braid on a baseball cap dates back into the 19th century, three color braids, almost always with the ABA configuration, had a very limited run. They originated in marching bands and were used extensively on the baseball uniform shirt and pants. The cap first appeared on the heads of the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1926, flowered in the colorful 1940’s, and was gone by 1950. The contrast of rayon braid and wool flannel though no longer common is still a classic.
The standard 1940's, soft-crown, wool flannel cap with contrasting colors in the visor and button. 3 color rayon braid mirrors this contrast. Inside is a horsehair front backing and leather sweat band. The 3” visor is the modern length and comes with a dark green under visor.