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Ebbets Brooklyn Eagles GC jacket NAVY

Product details

  • Negro National League
  • Cotton and polyester blend
  • Heavy duty brass zipper front closure.
  • Slash pockets in front
  • Felt chest emblem & felt letters on back
  • Pencil pocket on left sleeve
  • Finished in USA
Negro National League
History: The Eagles played for only the 1935 season in the Negro National League finishing in the second division. The next year Abe Manley bought the Eagles and the ailing Newark Dodgers and consolidated them into a single franchise the Newark Eagles. The Brooklyn Eagles cap had an emblem that was oddly similar to the famous interlocking New York Yankees NY.
The Eagles existed for only one season1935 and finished in the second division of the Negro National League.The following year Abe Manley bought the Eagles and another ailing club the Newark Dodgers and consolidated them into a single franchise the Newark Eagles. The cap worn by the Brooklyn Eagles had an oddly New York Yankee-looking emblem.

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