Baseball Cap worn by Esther Lozoya of the Hollywood Bloomer Girls

Description (Brief):

Gray baseball cap with thin blue stripes and a solid gray bill. This was worn by Esther Lozoya of the Hollywood Bloomer Girls in 1931. The Hollywood Bloomer Girls were an all-female baseball team playing in the minor leagues against semi-pro men's teams. Lozoya played as a 24 year old although most of the girls on the team were 17 or 18 years old. As a publicity stunt the team went to Universal City and had the Hollywood starlets put on their uniforms.

Date Made: 1931

User: Lozoya, Esther Rafsky

Location: Currently not on view

Used: United States: California, Los Angeles, Hollywood

Name Of Sport: BaseballLevel Of Sport: minor leagueWeb Subject: WomenSports

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Credit Line: Ardyth Bernstein and Esther Rafsky Lozoya

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0169.01Accession Number: 1985.0169Catalog Number: 1985.0169.01

Object Name: cap, baseball

Physical Description: fabric, wool (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 9 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 22.86 cm x 17.78 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b0-e0d5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_681358

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