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Rather than bump my other thread, I was instructed to put this here:

I'm looking for this Padres cap in a size 8...

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Can anyone help me out?

http://www.thefind.com/merchandise/info-san-diego-padres-throwback-hat

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I can't even supply a picture, but one of my whales is the mustard 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates pillbox hat. It was only worn during the 1976 season, and it appears no company has ever bothered to do a reproduction.

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I can't even supply a picture, but one of my whales is the mustard 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates pillbox hat. It was only worn during the 1976 season, and it appears no company has ever bothered to do a reproduction.

This?

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I can't even supply a picture, but one of my whales is the mustard 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates pillbox hat. It was only worn during the 1976 season, and it appears no company has ever bothered to do a reproduction.

This?

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Thanks for the effort, but that picture was the 1977-86 gold version which was rotated with the solid black pillbox hat. The 1976 pillbox version was based on the 1970-75 mustard style hat. The Bucs did not win the NL East that year, but pitcher John Candelaria threw a no-hitter at home versus the Dodgers wearing that hat.

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Adidas finally releases a Shawn Kemp hardwood classics jersey, the only problem is that it is a style he never wore. For some unknown reason they retro'd Kemp in a 2000 era jersey when he was traded in 1997! What the heck? Why retro a jersey a player never wore? I guess I am still looking :cry:

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Adidas finally releases a Shawn Kemp hardwood classics jersey, the only problem is that it is a style he never wore. For some unknown reason they retro'd Kemp in a 2000 era jersey when he was traded in 1997! What the heck? Why retro a jersey a player never wore? I guess I am still looking :cry:

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Because it's a fake....

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Adidas finally releases a Shawn Kemp hardwood classics jersey, the only problem is that it is a style he never wore. For some unknown reason they retro'd Kemp in a 2000 era jersey when he was traded in 1997! What the heck? Why retro a jersey a player never wore? I guess I am still looking :cry:

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Because it's a fake....

No it isn't, all the local champs, footlockers, justsports and seattle team shop are selling them. 89.99 they are authentic.

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I have another whale: An aqua bucket/fishing hat with the Miami Dolphins logo on it. I saw someone a few years ago wearing one and I just remembered it.

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I can't even supply a picture, but one of my whales is the mustard 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates pillbox hat. It was only worn during the 1976 season, and it appears no company has ever bothered to do a reproduction.

According to the New Era Facebook page, they have both pillbox hats made and are releasing them soon. Will try to post a link on an edit soon

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How stupid is this? I got a response from Adidas on why they made a Shawn Kemp jersey in the wrong year style, apparently it is a licensing issue where Adidas can only produce Sonics jerseys from the later years of the franchise. Why even make one then?

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How stupid is this? I got a response from Adidas on why they made a Shawn Kemp jersey in the wrong year style, apparently it is a licensing issue where Adidas can only produce Sonics jerseys from the later years of the franchise. Why even make one then?

For the same reason that they've made similarly inaccurate Chris Mullin and Stockton & Malone jerseys - 'cause the general public won't know or care that they're incorrect, and will buy them anyway...

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Finally got mine -- a Scotland soccer jersey w/ the shield on front (I think the 07-09 version??) in an XL.

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Got mine a couple months ago off ebay. A early 90's / late 80s gray Brewers road jersey. For some reason they do not sell them anywhere, have to go the ebay route and get a Rawlings from that era.

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Current whales:

Yellow #9 twill Oregon football jersey size M

Anthracite/volt #1 twill Oregon football jersey size M (or #5 or #21)

Yellow #11 Oregon uniform from Kellen Clemens era size M or L

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Current whales...

Kevin Durant Sonics jersey

Any 90's Winnipeg Jets jersey (that is not so expensive and/or fake)

New grey or white Blue Jays uniform (or an old one)

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Current whales...

Kevin Durant Sonics jersey

Any 90's Winnipeg Jets jersey (that is not so expensive and/or fake)

New grey or white Blue Jays uniform (or an old one)

All 3 of those are rather easy to find.

Still looking for a white Steve Young Tampa Bay Buccaneers jersey in size 40-48, or any version of any Steve Young LA Express jersey.

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