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The year is 1960, the world is still recuperating from its second namesake war and Germany, like many other countries, is on the mend. Occupied by the United States Army 2nd Armored Division, the Tempelhof-Berlin Airport is becoming a refreshing hub of culture and progress, and one of America’s most coveted customs is making its way in, with the help of the Berlin All Stars Little League team. Pat Williams, Edward Cole and John Reale, young sons of stationed families are getting on in the closed space with baseball, falling in love with the sport much like their peers over...

In the late 1800s, an American professor was credited with bringing baseball to Japan, and a century later; Ivy League fashion would also be absorbed and developed by their culture. Today, Japan is a leader in sartorial streetwear, and our new MLB collaboration with UNITED ARROWS & SONS x Hombre Nino seems to be a symbol of mutual influence the two regions have on each other when it comes to sport and style. Purveyors of elevated street fashion in Japan, Poggy (of UA&S) and YOPPI (of Hombre Nino), also have an affinity for baseball, which drove their idea to enhance...

There's Only One Von Miller

Von Miller’s big presence doesn’t stop on the field –– his infectious energy at any time can make any onlooker take notice. An unwavering allegiance to personal style and originality has taught Von his own way to win in the game, and at life. Being a Super Bowl MVP is only one of countless attributes that make up Von’s identity, so we followed the never dull linebacker around his favorite spots in Los Angeles this off-season, answering the question: who is Von Miller? Stay tuned this season for more quality time with the one and only, Von Miller and find...

’47 Global Artist Project

The Global Artist Project is a unique expression of ’47’s sports licensed headwear and apparel delivered through the creative lenses of artists from around the world. In response to the growing popularity of Major League Baseball abroad, ’47 tapped into Monorex — an international collective of creative talent — to enlist artists who could carry out ’47’s vision of bringing fresh, authentic and original designs to the global sports lifestyle community. The artwork submitted now proudly lives on ’47’s premier headwear and apparel, as one of our most unique and exciting offerings to date. Six MLB teams are represented in...

686 x 47

Today we unveil our new collaboration with 686, a global leader and innovator of snow technical apparel. The collaboration blends 686’s experience crafting technical outerwear with ’47’s deep roots in collegiate headwear and apparel. At its foundation, the project is built upon mutual respect and a shared commitment to progression. Together, 686 x ‘47 have created a collegiate tech capsule collection for the Winter 2015-2016 season. Featuring a mix of outerwear, tech apparel, water resistant headwear and accessories, the 686 x ‘47 collection delivers a crisp aesthetic that blends futuristic camo patterns and classic collegiate logos with technical progression. The...

Lou Brissie was a highly recruited collegiate pitcher who put his career on hold to join the army during WWII. While fighting in the mountains of northern Italy, he was struck by shrapnel from a German shell and suffered a devastating leg injury. Doctors insisted on amputating but Brissie defied them, refusing to give up on his MLB dream. In 1947, after countless surgeries, he made his major league debut for the Philadelphia Athletics at Yankee Stadium. In a 1948 game against the Boston Red Sox, Ted Williams, a veteran himself, hit a line drive off Brissie’s leg brace. Williams...

Chicago White Sox 1917 World Series Uniform The history of baseball is long and rich, but one era, in particular, showcased baseball’s ability to transcend sport to unite society. The World War I & II times in the United States were taxing. Men served in dangerous missions overseas while women stepped up into the workplace to fill employment voids; daily American life, to say the least, was full of stress, fear, and uncertainty. But one constant helped bring distraction and happiness to the country. The game of baseball. Throughout the war periods, baseball carried on. Not only did teams continue...