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First official on-field rally caps unveiled

Posted on: May 10, 2011 8:09 pm
 

CapBy Evan Brunell

You'll probably never see official rally caps worn by players in major-league baseball, but minor-league baseball is a hotbed of innovation and that's now been extended toward its caps, as BizofBaseball.com relays. 

Plan B. Branding came up with a cap for the Altoona Curve, the Pirates' Double-A club based in Pennsylvania. The official cap, which players will wear, features mascot "Al Tuna," who appears during rally situations to pump up the crowd. The red hat converts into an orange-satin inner lining with tuna eyes.

This is a fantastic idea. Rally caps are the staple of little-league baseball kids worldwide, and frankly, it's surprising it's taken this long for it to reach the minor-leagues. The minors are constantly trying to innovate to attract more fans and revenue, and this is a great way to promote the team and give young kids a rally cap for use. Players should get a big kick out of it as well.

 Unfortunately, as previously mentioned, it's doubtful major-league baseball will follow in Altoona' footsteps (unless the promotion is a rousing success, perhaps) which is a shame as there's always room for more fun in baseball.

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Category: MLB
Tags: MLB, Pirates
 
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Since: Jun 3, 2010
Posted on: May 11, 2011 8:19 pm
 

First official on-field rally caps unveiled

I think the Curve will sell them once they are available in mid-June.<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space: pre;">
 



Since: Apr 25, 2007
Posted on: May 11, 2011 4:33 pm
 

First official on-field rally caps unveiled

Where can you buy one?


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