Chicago American Giants ’28 mini helmet
Year (s): 1928 Chicago American Giants: The Giants won Negro National League titles in 1920, 1921 and 1922. Managed by Gentleman Dave Malarcher, they beat the Bacharach Giants of Atlantic City in the Colored World Series in 1926 and 1927. They dominated black professional baseball during the roaring 20s. The Giants featured such greats as Foster’s brother Willie, Colonel Jimmie Crutchfield, and Ted “Double Duty” Radcliffe. They played in the Negro National League from 1920-1931 and 1933-1935, the Negro Southern League in 1932 and the Negro American League from 1937-1952. This cap was worn in 1928.