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’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...

Sport may be competitive in nature, but the same passion that helps a team win or fans cheer –– implies an aspiration to unite with others: over a team, a city or just the love for a game. In 2016, baseball is helping to repair a broken relationship between the U.S. and Cuba, and with the help of Baseball Havana, it just might be a home run. Until recently, a generation of people never knew a world where Cuban and American lifestyles were freely intertwined. Only a hundred miles of ocean water separates Havana, Cuba from Key West, FL. That...

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...

’47 FORWARD has arrived. Our latest licensed apparel and headwear line, ’47 FORWARD, provides the best fit, feel, and function for the active fan. The collection offers an array of silhouettes including tanks, tees, sweatshirts, zip-ups, sweat pants and capris, with a Stamina ’47 CLEAN UP cap to round out the assortment. The garments are made from soft cotton blend fabrics engineered with moisture-wicking technology that naturally minimizes odor and finished with flat seams for comfort and increased strength. Tops are created with rotated shoulder and side seams to provide an anatomically correct fit, and allow for an increased range...