Los Angeles Dodgers Caps History

The Brooklyn Dodgers moved to Los Angeles for the 1958 season. The team keeps the same jerseys and changes the cap logo to LA.


Rawlings caps are probably used in the early years. Rawlings caps have a thicker LA logo than McAuliffe.


By around 1960, the team is using McAuliffe only.

Tim McAuliffe/KM Pro


The thicker logo stays.

Tim McAuliffe

KM Pro

Tim McAuliffe closes. Caps get KM Pro labels in 1969.

New Era

Around 1974, New Era takes over. KM Pro goes under in 1976.

Some National League teams wear pillbox hats for some games to celebrate the baseball centennial, but the Dodgers are NOT one of them. This cap was never used in games.

Roman Pro

Sometime in the early 1980's the Dodgers also wear Roman Pro caps. Roman Pro was started in 1977 after acquiring some KM Pro inventory and equipment.

New Era

By the mid 1980's New Era takes over for good.


Dodger blue turns a bit darker shade.

New Era

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


Undervisors turn grey.

New Era

Raised embroidery appears in 1996.


An alternate cap used only in 1999 then retired.

New Era


New Era


New Era

Polyester caps debut with black undervisors.


New Era

Alternate throwback used 6 times in 2011 only.


New Era

Under new ownership the Dodgers ever-so-slightly darken the blue color, the cap logo gets thicker and the tip of the "L" a bit shorter.


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