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Arizona Diamondbacks Caps History


In 1995, MLB announced expansion to Arizona and Tampa Bay for the 1998 season. Arizona Merchandise went on sale late in 1995.


1995-97 Original

The first Diamondbacks caps appeared at retail in 1995. The original plan was white for home, black on the road, teal as alternate. The "A" is large, the outline flat gold.

New Era

1997 Revised

During 1997 the gold logo outline changes to glittering gold. The "A" is still large. Anyone have a black version?

New Era


1998

Prior to the start of the season, a purple cap is introduced as the home cap. The logo shrinks a fair bit. Black/teal remains the road cap. The white and teal caps are used once for certain, possibly twice, at home.

New Era

1999-2006

Road cap changes to black with a snake-shaped D logo. The white and teal alternates are unused, and formally retired after 2000.

New Era

2007-12

Red caps are worn home and road, and the alternate cap is black. Caps change to polyester and undervisors turn black.

New Era

2013-2015

Red billed black BP cap worn occasionally with black home alternate jersey.

New Era

2016-present

A complete overhaul.

New Era

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