Their newest offering is a reproduction of the Milwaukee Brewers' 1948 home jersey. And it's on sale right now at a special introductory price.
Milwaukee Brewers 1948 Homethe original 1948 home jersey.
History: OOne of the most interesting things about the original minor league Brewers was their ballpark. The oddly-configured Borchert Field was built in 1887 and featured left and right field corners of only 266 feet. But the rectangular shape of the outfield made center field home runs nearly impossible. When the legendary Bill Veeck owned the team he installed a motor on the right field fence to move it back when the visiting team was up to bat. A rule was quickly passed outlawing this stunt.
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- Authentic reproduction of the jersey worn in 1948 by the Milwaukee Brewers
- Authentic cream wool flannel
- Zipper front
- Felt lettering
- Number 3 on back
I especially love how they've placed the placket stripes close together. That's a detail often overlooked in reproductions such as this one.
The wordmark is a little big, though, and it suffers from a bad break in the middle of the "w" that the originals didn't always see. Still, a minor quibble. And it's great to see Ebbets Field bring back zippers after replacing it with buttons on their 1943 Milwaukee road jersey.
Check it out on the Ebbets Field site, along with the rest of their Milwaukee Brewers products.