A baseball cap is a type of soft cap with a rounded crown and a stiff peak projecting in front. The front of the cap typically contains designs or logos of sports teams (namely baseball teams, or names of relevant companies, when used as a commercial marketing technique). The back of the cap may be “fitted” to the wearer’s head size or it may have a plastic,Velcro, or elastic adjuster so that it can be quickly adjusted to fit different wearers. 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. The cap is often seen in everyday casual wear. And now more and more popular as a kind of work uniforms and promotional gift.
Baseball caps are made of many types of material and shaped in various styles for different purposes. Major and minor league baseball players wear classic-style caps made of wool (or, more recently, cotton,polyester) with their team’s simple logo and colors; the logo is usually embroidered into the fabric.
Formerly, baseball caps only came in standard hat sizes. Since 1980, they have also been available in a one-size-fits-all form, with an adjustment strap in the back. The style, commonly called snapback, has become increasingly popular as fashion accessories.Advances in textiles have led to the “stretch-fit” hat, which uses Lycra or rubber to allow a hat to have a fitted style while still being “adjustable” within sizes.
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