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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Clothing and Accessories
Men's Clothing
Uniforms
Sportswear ➔ Sports Shirt (Reproduction)

Identifier:
2002.45.2
Description:
This shirt is a reproduction of a baseball shirt from the Kansas City Monarchs which was a negro baseball team that operated from 1920 to 1965. The team was originally based in Kansas City, Missouri but moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1956.

This shirt is white with red sleeves and red trim. The word "Monarchs" runs across the front of the shirt in red applique. There is also a patch on the proper left sleeve that reads "Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Black Diamond Authentic Series". 
Date:
2001
Materials:
Wool
Dimensions:
31.5" h 34.5" w
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Museum Purchase
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Leagues of Their Own (2003)
Makers/Donors
Ebbets Field Flannels
Ebbets Field Flannels was founded in 1988 by Jerry Cohen. They are known for manufacturing baseball jerseys using original materials. 

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Kansas City Monarchs
The Kansas City Monarchs were a negro baseball team that played from 1920 to 1965. They were located in Kansas City, Missouri and disbanded in 1965. 
Related Place
Grand Rapids
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