Baseball cap

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A baseball cap is a type of soft cap with a rounded crown and a stiff peak projecting in front.wikipedia
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A baseball cap is a type of soft cap with a rounded crown and a stiff peak projecting in front.

Baseball uniform

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The baseball cap is a part of the traditional baseball uniform worn by players, with the brim pointing forward to shield the eyes from the sun.
Baseball shirts (jerseys), pants, shoes, socks, caps, and gloves are parts of baseball uniforms.

Trucker hat

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This style is sometimes called a trucker cap or a "gimme cap" because it is given away for free as a promotional item.
A trucker hat, mesh cap or netback cap is a type of baseball cap.

Excelsior of Brooklyn

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In 1860, the Brooklyn Excelsiors wore the ancestor of the modern rounded-top baseball cap, which featured a long peak and a button on top, and by 1900, the "Brooklyn style" cap became popular.
The team is known for originating the "Brooklyn-style" baseball cap, precursor to the modern cap.

Baseball

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The front of the cap typically displays a design or a logo (historically, usually only a sports team, namely a baseball team, or names of relevant companies, when used as a commercial marketing technique).
The baseball cap has become a ubiquitous fashion item not only in the United States and Japan, but also in countries where the sport itself is not particularly popular, such as the United Kingdom.

Nike, Inc.

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Other caps may simply have a maker's logo, such as Reebok, Nike or Carhartt; these hats are often made of brushed cotton.
Beginning in the 1980s, various items of Nike clothing became staples of mainstream American youth fashion, especially tracksuits, shell suits, baseball caps, Air Jordans, Air Force 1's, and Air Max running shoes with thick, air cushioned rubber soles and contrasting blue, yellow, green, white, or red trim.

Patrol cap

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Although the BDUs have their own cover, a patrol cap in M81 Woodland, some squadrons have opted for more distinctive covers.
A patrol cap, also known as a field cap, is a soft kepi with a stiff, rounded visor, and flat top, somewhat similar to a baseball cap, worn by the military personnel of some countries in the field when a combat helmet is not required.

Tri-glide slide

The cap may be "fitted" to the wearer's head or the back may have elastic, a plastic prong-in-a-hole (multiple holes with one prong that can be inserted), Velcro, a zipper, or a tri-glide slide so that it can be quickly adjusted to fit different wearers' heads.
As everyone varies in size, they are often used on objects that are worn, such as pet harnesses, bras, belt bags, diving masks, personal flotation jackets, caps, gun slings, etc., so that these objects can be adjusted to not fit the wearer too constrictedly or loosely, but comfortably while still tight enough.

Major League Baseball

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Beginning with the 2014 season, MLB pitchers are permitted to wear a special reinforced cap to protect their heads from line drives.
Caps and other types of headgear have been a part of baseball uniforms from the beginning.

Specialist Firearms Command

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Many armed police units around the world, notably SWAT in the United States and Metropolitan Police's Specialist Firearms Command in the United Kingdom, often wear baseball caps to shield their eyes from the sun where a full helmet would be excessive.
Today they are more likely to wear either blue baseball caps or combat helmets.

Cricket cap

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However, in recent years in particular, many cricket teams, particularly for limited overs cricket have opted to wear baseball caps, rather than traditional cricket caps, but the style is still quite popular for first-class cricket teams, as well as Test cricket sides.

Beanie (seamed cap)

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The baseball cap evolved from this kind of beanie, with the addition of a visor to block the sun.

Logo

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The front of the cap typically displays a design or a logo (historically, usually only a sports team, namely a baseball team, or names of relevant companies, when used as a commercial marketing technique).

Stretch fabric

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The cap may be "fitted" to the wearer's head or the back may have elastic, a plastic prong-in-a-hole (multiple holes with one prong that can be inserted), Velcro, a zipper, or a tri-glide slide so that it can be quickly adjusted to fit different wearers' heads.

Plastic

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The cap may be "fitted" to the wearer's head or the back may have elastic, a plastic prong-in-a-hole (multiple holes with one prong that can be inserted), Velcro, a zipper, or a tri-glide slide so that it can be quickly adjusted to fit different wearers' heads.

Hook-and-loop fastener

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The cap may be "fitted" to the wearer's head or the back may have elastic, a plastic prong-in-a-hole (multiple holes with one prong that can be inserted), Velcro, a zipper, or a tri-glide slide so that it can be quickly adjusted to fit different wearers' heads.

Zipper

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The cap may be "fitted" to the wearer's head or the back may have elastic, a plastic prong-in-a-hole (multiple holes with one prong that can be inserted), Velcro, a zipper, or a tri-glide slide so that it can be quickly adjusted to fit different wearers' heads.

United States

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Since the 1980s, varieties of the hat have become prevalent in the United States, both for utilitarian (protecting the eyes from the sun) and fashion accessory purposes.

Mascot

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Often the logo, mascot, or team's initial was placed on the cap.

Button

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Fitted baseball caps — those without an adjuster — are normally sewn in six sections, and may be topped with a matching fabric-covered button (also called a squatchee) on the crown.

Paperboard

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The peak is typically stiffened by a sewn-in piece of paperboard or stiff plastic.

Wool

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Major and minor league baseball players wear classic-style caps made of wool (or, more recently, polyester) with their team's simple logo and colors; the logo is usually embroidered into the fabric.

Polyester

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Major and minor league baseball players wear classic-style caps made of wool (or, more recently, polyester) with their team's simple logo and colors; the logo is usually embroidered into the fabric.