Early Baseball Caps -
While the Philadelphia Style was first used to identify a version of the Brooklyn Style that introduced a visor with 4 rows of top stitching, it is more commonly associated with a pill box cap featuring 4 or 5 rows of thin piping (soutache) running horizontally around the body. Itís name comes from association with the Philadelphia Athletics ball clubs of 1909-1914. The style was resurrected in 1976 by several teams to celebrate the founding of the National League.
All wool body with 4 rows of thin soutache braid featuring a soft 2Ē crushable visor with a green wool underside. Some versions have buttons and piping on the top. A sturdy black leather sweat band is authentic to the original.