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Vintage flannel baseball jerseys

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 02, 2012

Ebbets Field Flannels sells historic baseball jerseys made from “real 1950s-era wool blend baseball cloth”.

Ethiopian Clowns

The Clowns were baseball’s answer to the Harlem Globetrotters. Players entertained the crowd with various comedic antics, including “shadowball”, where they would go through a warm-up routine with no baseball. When the team joined the Negro American League, they dropped the “Ethiopian” moniker and played straight baseball.

(via @tcarmody)

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