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1954 Artwork: Men's Retro Heather T-Shirt

By Vintage Brand™

Color: Charcoal

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The term Yellow Jacket or Yellowjacket has been used to refer to students and the various sports teams as early as the 1890s. Fans of Georgia Tech would often wear yellow jackets to sporting events in support of the early Georgia Tech teams. The early football teams, lacking gold fabric for jerseys, wore yellow jerseys. John Heisman told the Atlanta Constitution that he wanted his teams to be referred to as the Yellow Jackets in October 1905. In November 1906, the Atlanta Journal portrayed a University of Georgia football player being attacked by a yellowjacket with the words "Somebody's about to get stung" as the caption. This was the first time that the Georgia Tech sports teams were referred to as the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in print.
Product details
The Vintage Brand Men's Retro Heather T-Shirt will instantly take you back to that special sports moment in time. Soft Ring-Spun cotton provides the perfect fit and feel to accent your favorite old school team design. Artwork has been reproduced from the original and has been digitally restored, framed, and enhanced for vibrant color.
  • 88/12 Polyester/Ring-Spun Cotton Pre-shrunk Jersey; 5.2 oz
  • Soft, ring-spun heather jersey fabric for a vintage, lived-in feel
  • Classic Fit
  • Shoulder-to-shoulder taping; Two-needle hemmed sleeves and bottom
  • Quarter-turned to eliminate center crease
Above image Copyright 2018 Vintage Brand. LLC and part of the Vintage Brand® Collection of retro works of art. Vintage Brand® and its products are not affiliated with, licensed, sponsored, or endorsed by any college, university, professional team, league, event, or licensing entity. All designs are derived from actual historic works of art existing in the public domain.
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