>

MLBCollectors.com

Chicago Cubs Caps History


Despite not winning a World Series in over a million years, the Cubs are much beloved. As are their caps.

1911-12

Spalding

1913

1914

1915-16

Solid navy cap with no logo.

1917

Solid royal blue cap with no logo.

1918

White home, grey road with blue visor, red pinstripes and no logo.

1919

White home, grey road with blue visor and pinstripes and no logo.

1920

White home, grey road with blue visor and no logo.

1921-22

White home, grey road with blue visor and no logo with an all-white alternate.

1923

White home, grey road with blue visor and no logo. Later in the year the road cap gets pinstripes to match the new road jersey.

1923-24

1925-26

Road cap becomes grey.

1926

New solid navy cap with white "C" logo.

1927-29

Solid navy cap with no logo.

1930

Wishbone "C" logo.

1931-36

Spalding

The Cubs introduce several alternate jerseys and caps. The wishbone "C" closes in a bit. In addition, a red cap was worn 1931-32, and a pinstripe cap in 1933-34

1937-39

Logo is a rounded "C".

Goldsmith

1940-42

Cap logo is a thin embroidered-on wishbone "C". probably New Era.

1942-43

Cap logo is a thicker embroidered-on wishbone "C".

New Era

1943-46

Logo becomes sewn-on felt.

Goldsmith

1947-56

The "C" is now embroidred, either directly or on a patch, and seems a bit thinner.

Wilson

MacGregor Goldsmith

Wilson

1957

The Cubs switch to a rounded "C" with white outline and piping. McAuliffe made a wishbone "C" version, those were not used.

Wilson

1958-66

Piping dropped and white trim around the "C" is thiner.

Wilson

Tim McAuliffe

Wilson

1966-67

Wilson

Both Wilson and McAuliffe caps are worn.

Tim McAuliffe

McAuliffe caps used around 1966-67 have a thinner logo.

1968-91

Wilson

New Era

The Cubs switch to New Era caps in the mid 1970's.

Sports Specialties

The Cubs use Sports Specialties caps in the late 1980's and early 90's. The white trim on the C is thicker.

New Era

1992

MLB Batterman logo initially appears as a glued on patch in 1992 then is embroidered on later in the year.

New Era

1992-93

Undervisors go grey during 1992.

1994-2006

Road caps get red visors.

New Era

Raised embroidery appears in 1996.

2007-08

Polyester caps and black undervisors debut in 2007.

2009-13

The red visor cap is retired.

New Era

2014

Throwbacks used for Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary.

New Era

2015-present

Back to one cap.

New Era

info@MLBCollectors.com

Site design Copyright ©2016 MLBCollectors.com. This site is a virtual museum dedicated to allow collectors to depict, as accurately as possible, actual pro sports uniforms used in a historic context. MLBCollectors.com owns or is authorized to use most images on this site, but not all, and will remove any unauthorized image on request. None of the images, image rights or items depicted are for sale. Actual logos, sports uniforms and names are properties of their respective leagues, teams, ownership groups and/or organizations. This site is intended for research and historical purposes only. No information obtained from this site may be sold to any party. All rights reserved.