RACINE CARDINALS, oldest team, still kicking. Embroidered cotton twill ballcap. Free Shipping!

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Embroidered cotton twill ballcap, two-tone maroon bill with khaki crown, velcro adjustable 

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Back when horsepower was provided by horses.

Emanating from the Morgan Athletic Association in 1899, the team came by way of its evolving name(s) organically. Morgan was a street name, as was Racine -- in Chicago.

The nickname was less about a songbird and more about hue. The acquisition of used uniforms bearing cardinal red is the folklore. Or perhaps a melding with another athletic club, named Cardinals?

Regardless, this is the oldest professional football team, with family ownership dating back almost ninety years. The team was 'western' as the league went a hundred years ago and remains so today, gravitating to Arizona in 1988.   

For more history, check out the other Cardinals' gear, Racine and Chicago

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