STARTER BLACK LABEL “42 Collection” Limited Edition Snapback Caps

Posted by Capo, April 16th, 2013 09:04 am under Snapback

In celebration of the Baseball movie ‘42’ premiering this April, headwear giants Starter Black Label launch exclusive ‘42’ snapbacks.To celebrate the release of baseball movie 42, Starter Black Label has released 2 exclusive snapbacks in commemoration of the film’s protagonist, Jackie Robinson. 42 cap in Robinsons’ Brooklyn Dodgers’ colors and a Kansas City Monarchs cap – Robinson’s Negro league team before joining the MLB. In 1947, Robinson broke the baseball colour line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him in 1947 as the first major league team to play a black man. The historic move ended the racial segregation that relegated black and Hispanic players to the Negro Leagues for six decades and told the story that inspired the acquisition of Starter’s NLBM license (Negro League Baseball Museum). The limited collection is available online at on Fri 5th April, 2013.