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jy2k2
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Post Posted: 08/12/17 10:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
has anyone tried on or seen any of the little league hats in person yet?

went to lids and they don't have them in yet.
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Post Posted: 08/12/17 1:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
bamahater wrote:
Guy Gadbois wrote:
jpoconnell wrote:
Wow this whole thing is a joke right? I think the worst thing is that they're doing this for the whole flipping weekend. WTF!!!

Yeah, the blatant on-field merchandise pimping is going way too far this year. One and done for these special event unis/caps is plenty.

Big Cappi wrote:
I heard next year the MLB will be doing a weekend tribute to Circ de Solel!
The caps and jerseys will be made with heather and sequins! Wouldn't that be fabulous!

This is basically already my view of ASG and July 4th caps from the past few years. lol

jpoconnell wrote:
I saw on Instagram that the Phillies Little League hats are MUSA with imported materials at the Phillies ballpark....Maybe that's the case for all teams

I hope so since there's at least one I have my eye on. Unfortunately the material looks awful in all of the photos I've seen and that includes those that seem to have the tell-tale MUSA crown construction.

Made in USA or not the hats scream Chino poly. With the colors they used no way New
Era makes that poly in the USA.


We can't get dark navy, light navy or light royal good poly right now nevermind fluorescents.

And while I have not personally handled one from all the pics/vids I have seen on social media these are 100% the flimsy, felty less than good poly. (I can't even call it Chino poly anymore given how much of it is coming out of Derby now)
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Post Posted: 08/12/17 9:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
damn i like the twins hat on the style sheet! wish they kept it
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Post Posted: 08/13/17 4:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
jy2k2 wrote:
has anyone tried on or seen any of the little league hats in person yet?

went to lids and they don't have them in yet.


I saw them at Lids the other day it they only had kids sizes. Guy working there said that he didint know when they would get them.
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Bucs007
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Post Posted: 08/13/17 4:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
Tried one on at Citizens Bank Park on Friday. Said U.S. made with imported, but it might as well have been made in China, Vietnam, or the freaking moon. Didn't fit well, and it had that nasty imported poly smell.

For that matter, all of the Phillies on-fields were U.S. made with imported. They all felt, smelled, and fit like Chinese made junk. I almost always buy an on-field when I visit a new ballpark. I bought a freaking 47 brand Phillies throwback because the New Era caps were such utter garbage.

Anyways. Rant over. Best part of the Little League deal are the jerseys.
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Post Posted: 08/13/17 5:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
Speaking of the jerseys, I was just looking at MLBShop and they all say "orders will be shipped no later than Sept 22"! Way to eff up this promotion.
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