Philadelphia Stars Negro League Baseball Adjustable Cap

$29.00

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Pigment washed twill unstructured crown with curved brim and adjustable self-fabric backstrap. Die cut embroidery with cotton thread on front.

The Stars were founded in 1933, and played in Philadelphia's West Parkside neighborhood, at the Pennsylvania Railroad YMCA Athletic Field at Belmont and Parkside Avenues. On Monday nights, they would often play at Shibe Park.

Led by lefthanded twirler Slim Jones, the team won the 1934 Negro National League championship. Their home games at that time were played on Passon Field, which today is the home field for West Philly High School.

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