Legendary June 2009
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Among the team's very few accomplishments worthy of celebration, the St. Louis Browns' capturing of the 1944 American League flag is fondly recalled on this sizable pin. Measuring 6" in diameter, this celluloid-covered badge boasts the team's regally themed logo, with the legend "AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONS - 1944" lining the perimeter. Locally manufactured, the item has an oversized safety pin attached to the reverse. Having endured losing campaigns in 40 of 52 seasons before taking flight to Baltimore (in 1954), the oft-hapless team secured its lone title in a season marked by war-ravaged rosters. EX appearance; the cardboard back-side insert is creased but intact, and the item is equipped with a safety-pin attachment for mounting to clothes.
1944 St. Louis Browns A.L. Champions Oversized Stadium Pinback
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