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1968 Cincinnati Bengals Artwork: Relaxed Mesh FLEXCAP® Square Patch Hat

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Color: white

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In 1967, an ownership group led by Paul Brown was granted a franchise in the American Football League. Brown named the team the Bengals in order "to give it a link with past professional football in Cincinnati". Another Cincinnati Bengals team had existed in the city and played in three previous American Football Leagues from 1937 to 1942. The city's world-renowned zoo was also home to a rare white Bengal tiger. However, possibly as an insult to Art Modell, or possibly as a homage to his own start as a head coach to the Massillon Tigers, Brown chose the exact shade of orange used by his former team. He added black as the secondary color. Brown chose a very simple logo: the word "BENGALS" in black lettering.
Product details
Stretch-to-fit cotton washed cap, perfect for the throwback look that never goes out of style. Show your <mascot> pride with the Fanthread™ Relaxed Mesh Flexcap®
  • 100% Cotton/Poly Spandex
  • Structured
  • Mid Profile
  • Breathable Mesh Back
  • 6-Panel Construction
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