Founded in 1866 in New York and one of the first Sporting Goods shops in the USA, Peck & Snyder were the creators of the first mass produced baseball cards back in 1869. With a history and baseball catalogue like no other, It relaunches globally for SS20 with a capsule of made in the USA caps, tees & sweats straight out of their original archives.
The Kool Kools 1948 Ballcap comes out of the original Peck & Snyder catalogues. Most semi-pro teams are company sponsored. They take on a few ringers now and then and give jobs to some pretty good players, in this case at Brown & Williamson Tobacco. Kools were the first menthol to go nationwide and enormously popular Willie the Penguin won out as mascot from seals and walruses appearing first in the 1940’s. By the 50’s jingles like Lady be Kool and “Even if you cough like crazy, KOOLS still taste fresh as a daisy.” vied with a comic book Willie getting the kiddies ready for an adult life where cartons of cigarettes were sent to V.A. hospitals for every NY Giants home run.
- 100% Cotton
- Made in the USA
- Dry Clean
- Adjustable Strap