Ebbets

Chicago Cats 1976 Ballcap

$49

AUTHENTIC REPRODUCTION OF THE ORIGINAL 1976 CHICAGO CATS BALLCAP.  HAND-SEWN FROM GENUINE WOOL BASEBALL CLOTH.  THIS CAP IS BUILT TO LAST A LIFETIME.

• MADE IN USA
• EMBROIDERED "CHICAGO CATS" PATCH
• ADJUSTABLE STRAP

THE ASL TRADITIONALLY WAS AN EASTERN LEAGUE THAT CONSISTED PRIMARILY OF ETHNIC CLUBS.  BOB COUSY OF BASKETBALL FAME WAS HIRED AS COMMISSIONER AND ANNOUNCED THAT CHICAGO WOULD JOIN THE LEAGUE FOR THE 1975 SEASON.  IN 1976 THE CATS AND CLEVELAND COBRAS TIED FOR THE LEAGUE'S LAST PLAYOFF SPOT.  WHEN THE CATS FAILED TO RESPOND IN TIME TO COUSY'S DEMAND THAT THE TWO TEAMS SCHEDULE AN EXTRA GAME TO DECIDE WHO WOULD GO TO THE PLAYOFFS, COUSY GAVE THE SLOT TO CLEVELAND BY FORFEIT. 


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