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Washington Homestead Grays NLB Jersey

Washington Homestead Grays NLB Jersey

Regular price $84.99 USD
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Product Info

  • Free Customization Included
  • Each jersey individually handmade
  • (any name and/or number)
  • Heavyweight sewn tackle twill numbers and letters
  • 100% polyester
  • NLB jock tags

*No returns on customized jerseys

Team: Homestead Grays
Years Active:1900-1950 Titles: 1931, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943*
1944*, 1945, 1948*

*won Negro World Series
Homes: Forbes Field (Pittsburgh PA), Griffith Stadium (Washington DC)

Founded in Homestead, Pennsylvania, as a semi pro team of steelworkers, the Grays quickly outgrew the small town. The would ultimately split time between neighboring Pittsburgh and Washington, DC to accommodate the large crowds during their fifty years of existence as one of the most popular and successful clubs in the Negro Leagues. Powered by all-time greats like Cool Papa Bell and Josh Gibson, the club won 11 League Titles and three Negro World Series.

Hall of Fame Players

  • Cool Papa Bell (#18)
  • Ray Brown
  • Oscar Charleston
  • Martín Dihigo
  • Bill Foster
  • Josh Gibson (#20)
  • Judy Johnson (#35)
  • Buck Leonard (#32)
  • Willie Wells
  • Smokey Joe Williams
  • Jud Wilson (#8)
  • Cum Posey (player/manager/owner)

This product is an historical representation of the defunct team in the description. The product is in no way affiliated with any existing team, league or other organization.

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