New Era has World Baseball Caps covered … for all but one team

The international all-star action of the World Baseball Classic is here with teams from 16 countries taking the field and appearing on Topps baseball cards, too.

The gear?

It’s in the plans to be coming to game-used cards, too, but for now fans will have to settle on buying their own caps and they’re available for 15 teams from New Era. 

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New Era launches Suicide Squad cap collection

hwl-3The wait for the latest comic book blockbuster continues, but the wait for the new collectable caps does not.

Suicide Squad arrives in theaters on Friday, bringing a new group of DC Comics stars to the big screen for the first time but New Era has it covered already with the release of its Suicide Squad Collection today.

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New Era revisits the cap of The Kid who became a legend for new line

hwlKen Griffey Jr.‘s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame has had its share of commemorative cardboard and now it’s got something more.

New old caps from New Era commemorating The Kid’s never-ending trip to Cooperstown and his upcoming number retirement.

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Box-office bust or not, this new Ghostbusters Slimer cap available from New Era is … something

hwlThe new version of Ghostbusters is headed to the box office this weekend after months of mixed reactions.

Whether the movie resonates or bombs, fans of the two original films in the franchise have seen a serious wave of merchandising along with the new film that celebrates both the classic cast and the new all-female ghost-busting squad.

Among those items are a series of caps from New Era, some of which are standard-looking headwear … and some, well, that just aren’t.

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Gallery: New Era’s MLB All-Star Game & Futures Game caps

hwl-4The young stars of the Chicago Cubs are the infield of the National League All-Star team after the final voting was released on Tuesday night, but don’t worry — New Era has its on-field caps for The Midsummer Classic available for fans of all 30 teams.

The All-Star caps have gold trim on the logos, gold stars stitched on the vent holes and an All-Star logo on one side. The bills are not team colors and the same mixed gray is used for all 30 teams.

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It’s a New Era in baseball cards as Topps joins forces with cap-maker

2016-Topps-New-Era-HarperTopps and New Era Cap are teaming up to bring exclusive baseball cards to fans — and hat wearers — as part of a promotion that spotlights the company’s key players.

2016-Topps-New-Era-logoA nine-card 2016 Topps New Era baseball card set — with autographs and autographed Relics randomly inserted — will be available at LIDS stores beginning today.

“We felt that working with such a historic company like Topps on this collaboration was a perfect fit,” said Tony DeSimone, Category Director Baseball, New Era Cap. “We believe that creating special cards with on-­field caps swatches will resonate with both Topps and New Era’s tremendous fan bases.”

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Gallery: New MiLB caps from New Era show creativity down on farm

Vermont-Lake-MonstersThe Minor League Baseball season is young, too, and New Era Caps has teased some new additions to its lineup that fans can see down on the farm if they’re watching the game’s future stars compete.

Without long-running histories and with the need for promotion and an injection of interest from time to time, the teams take risks in their designs with caps like those of the Vermont Lake Monsters (above).

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Limited edition Nationals cap includes Bryce Harper Topps card

Screen Shot 2016-04-28 at 1.44.57 PMFour years ago, Bryce Harper made his MLB debut with plenty of collectors watching and plenty of money already spent on his cardboard.

He’s lived up to the hype since then as the reigning National League MVP, and to mark the four-year anniversary of the debut — and what he’s done since then — a limited edition cap and package was produced for Nationals fans to chase if they live in the D.C. area.

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Minor league baseball team plans Philly Cheesesteak tribute

gallery2-large-1A minor league baseball team will change its name for a night this summer as a tribute to the Philly Cheesesteak — and you can wear the uniform.

Why? … Why not?

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Batman vs. Superman Character Armor caps from New Era … do you wear them or collect them?

Batman-v-Superman1The merchandising of “geek films” has been as massive as the box office the box office for sci-fi, comic and other franchises in the last decade and beyond and the latest in New Era Caps are perhaps a perfect example of the eternal dilemma.

Do you use them or collect them?

In the case of the Batman vs. Superman Character Armor 59FIFTY caps from New Era, they’re unique and pricey, which might add to that debate even though they are hats with no packaging to worry about.

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New Era Caps releases Star Wars Big Face Collection

NewEraStarWarsBB8New Era Caps, the maker of on-field hats for Major League Baseball and countless other styles of headwear in the sports world and beyond, launched a new line of Star Wars caps on Thursday with classic characters from the science fiction saga but also some new characters from The Force Awakens arriving on Dec. 18.

It’s the Star Wars Big Face Collection.

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