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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Rowdy girl cap in Japan

Now here’s a ball cap. The photo, which I spotted on Yahoo this evening, is an AP picture of a spectator at the Asakusa Samba carnival in Tokyo a couple of weekends ago. In only the vaguest of ways does this photo remind me of the classic National Geographic cover photo of the “Afghan girl” […]

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