Negro Leagues Collection


A collaboration with the historic Negro League Baseball Museum of Kansas City to honor our country's greatest pastime.

KC MONARCHS '42 CHAMPS
$32.00
It was a best-of-seven match-up between the Negro American League champion the Kansas City Monarchs and the Negro National League Homestead Greys. In a six-game series, the Monarchs swept the Grays four games to none, with two additional games not counted in the standings. It was the first World Series between eastern and western Negro Leagues champions since 1927 and gave bragging rights across baseball as World Champs. Many say the Monarchs at this time could have dismantled any current major league roster. Made with 50% Polyester and 25% Combed Cotton and 25% Rayon Polyester retains shape and elasticity; Cotton lends both comfort and durability; addition of Rayon makes for a unique texture and drapes against the body for a slimming look Officially licensed product of the Negro League Baseball Museum
KANSAS CITY MONARCHS
$32.00
It was once said by Monarchs shortstop Jesse Williams that, "It was the ambition of every black boy to be a Monarch, just as it was for every white boy to become a Yankee." The Monarchs were truly one of baseball's greatest teams with legends like Satchel Paige, Ted Strong, Newt Allen and Buck O'Neil to name a few. It was also Jackie Robinson's first professional team. They captured ten pennants including 7 World Championships from 1924-1948. Made with 50% Polyester and 25% Combed Cotton and 25% Rayon Polyester retains shape and elasticity; Cotton lends both comfort and durability; addition of Rayon makes for a unique texture and drapes against the body for a slimming look Officially licensed product of the Negro League Baseball Museum
KC MONARCHS BASEBALL TEE
$40.00
It was a best-of-nine match-up between the Negro League National champion Kansas City Monarchs and the Eastern Colored League champion Hilldale giants. The Monarchs narrowly defeated Hilldale 5 games to 4, with one tie game. It was the first World Series between the respective champions of the NNL and ECL in the second year of existence for the ECL, but no agreement could be reached in 1923 for a post-season series, owing primarily to unresolved disputes between the leagues. Five members of the Baseball Hall of Fame participated in the series: Biz Mackey, Judy Johnson, and Louis Santop played for Hilldale, while Bullet Rogan and Jose Mendez played for the Monarchs. In addition, Monarchs owner J.L. Wilkinson was also inducted into the Hall. Made with 50% Combed Cotton and 50% Polyester Unlike other Poly-Cotton t-shirts on the market, ours is made with combed cotton, giving it an ultra soft, worn in feel and superior drape. Raglan 3/4 Sleeves Officially...
CHICAGO AMERICAN GIANTS
$32.00
The Giants won back-to-back-to-back Negro National League titles from 1920-1922 in the early stages of the first viable black league. They dominated professional baseball during the roaring 20s featuring such greats as Willie Foster, Jimmie Crutchfield, and Ted "Double Duty" Radcliffe. The team was run by the legendary Rube Foster. Made with 50% Combed Cotton and 50% Polyester Unlike other Poly-Cotton t-shirts on the market, ours is made with combed cotton, giving it an ultra soft, worn in feel and superior drape. Officially licensed product of the Negro League Baseball Museum  
HILLDALE GIANTS
$32.00
The Hilldale Giants were the powerhouse team of the Eastern Colored League. Their homebase was a suburb of Philadelphia, called Darby. In 1924 the Giants lost the first Colored World Series to the Kansas City Monarchs in a 10-game series, but avenged their defeat the following year, beating the Monarchs in six games. At the time their infield was anchored by future Hall of Famers Pop Lloyd and Judy Johnson. They also featured the great battery of lefty Nip Winters and Biz Mackey, the dean of catchers. Made with 50% Combed Cotton and 50% Polyester Unlike other Poly-Cotton t-shirts on the market, ours is made with combed cotton, giving it an ultra soft, worn in feel and superior drape. Officially licensed product of the Negro League Baseball Museum
BROOKLYN TIP-TOPS
$32.00
The Brooklyn Tip-Tops were part of the short-lived Federal League of professional baseball from 1914 to 1915. The team was named by owner Robert Ward, who owned the Tip Top Bakery. They were sometimes informally called the Brooklyn Feds or BrookFeds due to being the Brooklyn team of the Federal League. The Tip Tops played in old Washington Park, which the Brooklyn Dodgers had abandoned after the 1912 season to move to Ebbets Field. On September 19, 1914, Tip-Top Ed Lafitte threw the only no-hitter in Federal League history, beating the Kansas City Packers 6-2. Made with 50% Combed Cotton and 50% Polyester Unlike other Poly-Cotton t-shirts on the market, ours is made with combed cotton, giving it an ultra soft, worn in feel and superior drape.
ST. LOUIS TERRIERS
$32.00
The St. Louis Terriers were a baseball club that played in the short-lived Federal League. They played their home games at Handlan's Park. The St. Louis Chapter of SABR placed a marker at the site of Handlan's Park, now on the campus of St. Louis University, on October 17, 2007. The team was owned by ice magnate Phil Ball, who later was owner of the St. Louis Browns. Made with 50% Polyester and 25% Combed Cotton and 25% Rayon Polyester retains shape and elasticity; Cotton lends both comfort and durability; addition of Rayon makes for a unique texture and drapes against the body for a slimming look
CHICAGO WHALES
$32.00
The Whales were founded by Charles Weeghman. They came in second in the Federal League rankings in 1914 and won the league championship in 1915. They came to an end when the Federal League reached a deal with the National and American leagues that disbanded all its teams. The Whales are notable as the original occupants of the stadium now known as Wrigley Field, the current home of the Chicago Cubs and the only Federal League stadium still in use. Made with 50% Combed Cotton and 50% Polyester Unlike other Poly-Cotton t-shirts on the market, ours is made with combed cotton, giving it an ultra soft, worn in feel and superior drape.
NEWARK EAGLES
$32.00
Featuring the double play combo of future Major Leaguers Larry Doby and Monte Irvin, the Newark Eagles were the first professional team owned and operated by a woman, Effe Manley. They featured the great Biz Mackey and Leon Day and in 1946 won the Negro World Series upsetting the Kansas City Monarchs in a 7-game series. Other Eagles included Hall of Famer Ray Dandridge and future Dodger Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young winner Don Newcombe. The Eagles from Newark played in the Negro National League from 1936-1948. Made with 50% Polyester and 25% Combed Cotton and 25% Rayon Polyester retains shape and elasticity; Cotton lends both comfort and durability; addition of Rayon makes for a unique texture and drapes against the body for a slimming look Officially licensed product of the Negro League Baseball Museum
PITTSBURGH CRAWFORDS
$32.00
Originally, the team was composed of amateurs from the sandlots of the city's Hill district. Later, they became one of the most dominating teams in the mid 30s winning the Negro National League championship in 1935. Led by five future Hall of Famers: "Cool" Papa Bell, Oscar Charleston, Josh Gibson, Judy Johnson and the legendary Satchel Paige. In 1937, the team was dismantled by the raids of Dominican Republic dictator General Rafael Trujillo. Made with 50% Polyester and 25% Combed Cotton and 25% Rayon Polyester retains shape and elasticity; Cotton lends both comfort and durability; addition of Rayon makes for a unique texture and drapes against the body for a slimming looK Officially licensed product of the Negro League Baseball Museum
BROOKLYN ROYAL GIANTS
$32.00
One of the premier professional black teams before World War I. At times, their pitching staff featured the dynamic duo of Smokey Joe Williams and Cannonball Dick Redding. Another contemporary, Frank Wickware, defeated Hall of Famer "Big Train" Johnson twice. War hero Spottswood Poles, a Ty Cobb prototype, and batting champion Charles "Chino" Smith, along with the ageless John Henry "Pop" Lloyd were stars for this royal team. The Royal Giants played in the Eastern Colored League from 1923-1927. Made with 50% Combed Cotton and 50% Polyester Unlike other Poly-Cotton t-shirts on the market, ours is made with combed cotton, giving it an ultra soft, worn in feel and superior drape. Officially licensed product of the Negro League Baseball Museum
HOMESTEAD GRAYS
$32.00
Located in a small steel town just outside of Pittsburgh, the Grays dominated the Eastern baseball scene. From 1937 to 1945 they won nine straight league pennants. Led by future Hall of Famers Josh Gibson, Cool Papa Bell, Judy Johnson, Buck Leonard and Cuban great Martin Dihigo, the Grays assembled one of the greatest lineups of all-time. Made with 50% Polyester and 25% Combed Cotton and 25% Rayon Polyester retains shape and elasticity; Cotton lends both comfort and durability; addition of Rayon makes for a unique texture and drapes against the body for a slimming look Officially licensed product of the Negro League Baseball Museum
BALTIMORE BLACK SOX
$32.00
They were labeled the "Million Dollar Infield" of 'Jud Boojum' Wilson (1b), Frank Warfield (2b), Oliver 'Ghost' Marcelle (3b) and Sir Richard Lundy (ss) because of their prospective worth had they been white players. In 1929, they won over 70 percent of their games to capture the American Negro League Championship. Made with 50% Combed Cotton and 50% Polyester Unlike other Poly-Cotton t-shirts on the market, ours is made with combed cotton, giving it an ultra soft, worn in feel and superior drape. Officially licensed product of the Negro League Baseball Museum
INDIANAPOLIS CLOWNS
$32.00
Best known for their colorful antics, the Clowns were also a sound baseball team. Led by a young cross-handed slugger from Mobile, Alabama named Henry Aaron, the clowns won the Negro American League championship in 1952. The Clowns fielded such stars as Buster Haywood, Woody Smallwood and showman Goose Tatum. They played in the Negro American League from 1944-1955. Made with 50% Polyester and 25% Combed Cotton and 25% Rayon Polyester retains shape and elasticity; Cotton lends both comfort and durability; addition of Rayon makes for a unique texture and drapes against the body for a slimming look Officially licensed product of the Negro League Baseball Museum
NEW YORK CUBANS
$32.00
In 1947 the New York Cubans took down the Cleveland Buckeyes for the Negro World Series Championship. Their pitching staff was lead by junk-baller Luis Tiant, Sr. On the offensive side they were led by future American League all-star Minnie Minoso. Perhaps their greatest all-time performer was Martin Dihigo, versatile at just about every position outside of catcher, Dihigo was elected to the Cuban, Mexican, and American Hall of Fames, the only player to accomplish this feat. Made with 50% Combed Cotton and 50% Polyester Unlike other Poly-Cotton t-shirts on the market, ours is made with combed cotton, giving it an ultra soft, worn in feel and superior drape. Officially licensed product of the Negro League Baseball Museum
PHILADELPHIA STARS
$32.00
The Stars owned by Ed Bolden, originated from the suburbs of Darby, PA and were formerly known as the Hilldale Giants. In 1934, led by 20-year-old left-hander Slim Jones, the Stars defeated the Chicago American Giants in an exciting playoff series, four games to three, for the Negro National League pennant. At their high point in mid-1930s, the team starred such greats as Biz Mackey, Jud Wilson, and Dick Lundy. Made with 50% Combed Cotton and 50% Polyester Unlike other Poly-Cotton t-shirts on the market, ours is made with combed cotton, giving it an ultra soft, worn in feel and superior drape. Officially licensed product of the Negro League Baseball Museum
DRESSED TO THE NINES POSTER
$30.00
This one of a kind poster was produced specifically for the upcoming baseball game on March 17th in honor and salute to the Negro Leagues and the Kansas City Monarchs. Artwork was created in collaboration with Charlie Hustle and artist Aaron Dana and is officially licensed by the Negro League Baseball Museum. There are only 100 printed in existence and each poster is labeled with a number between 1 and 100. The poster represents artwork and design of that era in baseball. Officially Licensed product of the Negro League Baseball Museum Player artwork design by artist Aaron Dana Poster size is 18x24
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KC MONARCHS '42 CHAMPS | TANK
$21.00 $28.00
It was a best-of-seven match-up between the Negro American League champion the Kansas City Monarchs and the Negro National League Homestead Greys. In a six-game series, the Monarchs swept the Grays four games to none, with two additional games not counted in the standings. It was the first World Series between eastern and western Negro Leagues champions since 1927 and gave bragging rights across baseball as World Champs. Many say the Monarchs at this time could have dismantled any current major league roster. Made with 50% Polyester and 25% Combed Cotton and 25% Rayon Polyester retains shape and elasticity; Cotton lends both comfort and durability; addition of Rayon makes for a unique texture and drapes against the body for a slimming look Officially licensed product of the Negro League Baseball Museum