Let me repeat that headline: This year’s spring training baseball caps are hideous. As my long blogging layoff will attest, I’ve paid little heed to the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues these past few weeks. So what I saw on a television set in a neighborhood shop a short while ago hit me harder than it […]Read More This year’s spring training caps are hideous
The U.S. Capitol stands proudly over the U.S. Open logo on my new cap that arrived a few days ago from the United States Golf Association. The 2011 championship will be played June 13-19 at one of the game’s great courses, Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. The cap is sharp in patriotic red, white […]Read More For the 2011 U.S. Open golf championship, a Capitol cap
[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Olympics+opening+ceremony&iid=7907398″ src=”d/9/3/0/Opening_Ceremonies_held_b4bf.JPG?adImageId=10281619&imageId=7907398″ width=”500″ height=”295″ /] I was so irritated with NBC’s delay of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics from Vancouver that I didn’t bother to watch. But I felt it my duty to look for the top caps worn by the athletes. So I cruised through the scores of opening […]Read More No standout caps at the Olympics, at least so far
In the market for a new cap or two? Major League Baseball has a sale on at its online store: Buy one cap, get the second of equal or lesser value at a 50 percent discount. The sale runs through Aug. 3. It’s a great way to build your collection. A Seattle Mariners trident model, […]Read More Caps on sale at MLB.com
The San Francisco Giants placed Randy Johnson on the 15-day disabled list after he hurt his left (throwing) shoulder while swinging the bat in a game against the Houston Astros. With the All-Star break on the horizon, the Giants hope the Big Unit will mend quickly and miss no more than a regularly scheduled start […]Read More The Big Unit on the DL
As one might expect of someone who blogs about baseball caps, I spend a little bit of time every now and then scouting the Internet for information on the subject. In a serendipitous search last night, I wound up on ballcap.com, which is the site for the Cooperstown Ball Cap Co. The company is in […]Read More Cooperstown Ball Cap’s awesome collection
Political and fashion lore has it that by not wearing a hat on inauguration day, John F. Kennedy killed the haberdashery industry. From then on, American men stopped wearing hats. While JFK and his fashion-conscious wife certainly influenced American style, I suspect the growing dominance of the automobile in our culture did more to hasten […]Read More Baseball cap outlook for 2009: The audacity of hats
Ball cap wearers, we have a public issue. Golden One Credit Union has put a rule in place that customers in its 77 branches in California must remove their hats. I spotted the story this afternoon on the Web site for Channel 13 in Sacramento, which lured me in with a photo of a Los […]Read More This just in… Caps banned at California credit unions!