Iconic baseball caps: Yomiuri Giants (and dreams of a true world series)

For a nation settled by immigrants from all points of the compass, Americans have a notoriously narrow view of the world. ┬áThat manifests itself in many ways, from our indifference to bilingualism to our widespread shunning of soccer or what the rest of the world calls “football.” Most American baseball fans at least know the […]

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Iconic baseball caps: San Francisco Giants

Classic baseball caps are instantly recognizable, and so it goes with the intertwined “S” and “F” of the San Francisco Giants. One look at that orange-on-black combination instantly conjures up images of powerhouse lineups featuring Willie Mays (shown) and Willie McCovey at wind-swept Candlestick Park. The Giants’ ┬áSan Francisco logo grew directly out of the […]

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Spike Lee sports a special Yankees championship cap

[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=NBA&iid=7939913″ src=”5/d/7/0/NBA_All_Star_165a.jpg?adImageId=10325689&imageId=7939913″ width=”234″ height=”294″ /] Check out the slick New York Yankees cap that Spike Lee wore to the NBA All-Star game last night in Dallas. I hadn’t seen this one before. It celebrates the Yanks’ recent World Series triumph — the 27th in franchise history — and notes the years of […]

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Baseball and Black Friday

This is Black Friday, when millions of bargain-crazed Americans head to the malls to shop for deeply discounted merchandise. The only purchases I’ve made today have been on behalf of my son: at the doctor’s office, the pharmacy and – in a weak moment – an online gaming site. If you’re a baseball fan and […]

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