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Vintage Kansas City Katz Jersey

THE KATZ

  • Made by American Needle
  • 100% cotton short sleeve Jersey
  • Button-up front 
  • Cotton embroidery on sleeves 
  • Team logo stitched on sleeve
  • Flat rate Shipping from USA

A member of the Ban Johnson League in Kansas City, the Katz were a collection of college and amateur players from the Kansas City area. The Ban Johnson League is one of the oldest amateur leagues still running (currently in its 91st year). This, alongside Kansas City's other historic leagues, has helped to create the baseball culture Kansas City is known for. What gives the KC Katz their fame has less to do with the team and more with the legendary sponsors behind the team. The Katz drugstore was the first of its kind: mixing pharmacy with grocery and subsequently evolving into a catch-all store including exotic animals, fishing gear, and soda fountains to name a few things. With the sell of Katz in 1971, the iconic logo and branding were lost, but the history of Kansas City baseball and the Katz family name lives on.

This jersey was manufactured by our friends at American Needle. This 100% cotton short sleeve jersey has a button-up front and cotton embroidery on the sleeves. The team logo is stitched on the sleeve. This vintage style jersey ships for flat rate from the USA.

American Needle was founded in 1918 as an importer of sewing needles and through three generations of change, they have become a world-renowned headwear and apparel manufacturing company. American Needle holds over 30 patents on design and manufacturing innovations making their product second to none!