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1950s Flannel Baseball Jersey

Item Number 33137

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Description

While the changes have been gradual, the game of baseball is drastically different today than it was in the 1950s. For starters, nobody would dare flip his bat and admire a home run back then (unless he wanted a fastball behind his head in his next at-bat). Another glaring difference is uniform material. Tailored during the 1950s, this heavy flannel jersey is a reminder of the discomfort players had to endure on those hot summer days. The gray button-down garment features “VENEER” arched across the chest in blue-on-yellow felt, while blue-and-yellow piping lines the collar, button path and sleeve endings. Within the collar, a vintage “Athletic Supply Company” label is accompanied by a size “40” flap tag. At the base of the button path, a “Dodge Davis” label denotes “Genuine Flannel.” The item shows moderate wear with pilling throughout and four holes (as tailored) under each arm to facilitate ventilation.



 
 
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