PEELING THE CAPS
TOP 20 MILITARY INSPIRED BASEBALL CAPS FOR 2020
Every day all around the world, millions of people wear ‘baseball caps’ with little knowledge of the iconic caps' true origins.
The humble baseball cap has a longer history than most people realise. The first rounded top baseball caps were worn by the Brooklyn Excelsiors way back in 1860.
These early designs featured a long peak and a button on top and were known as the 'Brooklyn Style Cap'. By 1900, it had already begun to find some popularity.
In 1930, the son of a German immigrant, Harold Ehrhardt watched professional baseball's growing popularity with keen interest. He took a calculated business venture by bringing a new item in the marketplace - the baseball cap.
His company, New Era, produced the first professional cap in 1934 for the Cleveland Indians. By 1965, New Era was supplying caps to about 10 of the 20 MLB teams.
Fast forward to 2019 and baseball caps of all styles have become a firm fashion staple for people of all ages. What follows are the hottest military inspired baseball caps of 2020.