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More Recent Acquisitions

Many of you may think that I buy lots of stuff given the number of “recent acquisitions” posts I have on my blog. I guess I have bought a decent amount of stuff lately, but the most recent acquisitions came from a gift certificate, so there was no outlay of cash. Well, OK, I did pay $0.46 to cover the difference between the purchase and the gift certificate amount.

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Anyway, I have had my eyes on a Brewers hat with the old school MB/glove logo for quite some time. Initially, I wanted the all blue home hat, but after watching the Pirates play the Brewers in Milwaukee on MLB.TV and seeing some fans wearing the blue and yellow away hat, I opted for the away hat instead.

I also wanted a vintage Pirates hat. I opted for this one because it was the most unlike any of the others available. The fabric is really nice – it’s almost fuzzy.

Both of these hats fit well. I ordered them in 7 5/8 because I have a Red Sox fitted hat that is 7 1/2 and it’s too small. I also ordered a black 1948-1970 Pirates hat which looks almost identical to the current official Pirates hat except that it has a yellow button on top instead of a black button. I ordered this hat in 7 5/8 too, but it is significantly too large. So, I’m not sure what to do. Should I return it or try to sell it on eBay? I could try to make it shrink, but I’m not sure how to do that. Any suggestions?

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6 Responses to “More Recent Acquisitions”


  1. 1 Your Wife
    September 5, 2006 at 9:07 pm

    You could try to grow a bigger head.

  2. 3 Milkshake
    September 5, 2006 at 11:52 pm

    Are you a Brewers fan or do you just like the hat?

  3. 4 Colin
    September 6, 2006 at 8:08 am

    I was born in Wisconsin and the first major league game I ever attended was at County Stadium in Milwaukee, so I didn’t just get the hat because of its retro coolness. The MB/glove logo was what the Brewers used while I lived in Wisconsin, so the hat is sort of nostalgic for me. That said, my allegiances are with the Pirates, so if the Brewers and Pirates play, I root for the Pirates. If the Brewers are playing anyone else, I root for the Brewers.

  4. 5 Jeff
    September 6, 2006 at 9:07 am

    dude, this blog is awesome! You have inspired me to continue my blog, which averages 2 posts/calendar year. Will keep you posted… Ouch, are you gonna take that first comment (the one at 9:07pm)? Time to get that can opener… :)

  5. 6 Milkshake
    September 7, 2006 at 4:09 pm

    Whoa Jeff your comment was also made at 9:07!


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