Queen City staples wore these (2) Cincinnati Reds garments during National League action. Includes: Chet Nichols 1964 Game-Worn Road Cap a gray wool accessory with “C” embroidered to the front center in red-on-blue; Frank Williams 1987-1988 Game-Worn Warm-Up Jacket a red knit zippered garment with “CINCINNATI” arched across the chest in white characters embroidered to a white twill plate. A team logo is embroidered to the left sleeve and “WILLIAMS” is embroidered to the back. More on our website.
Chet Nichols 1964 Cincinnati Reds Game-Worn Road Cap the item features a red bill and a red button atop the six-point crown suspension; the interior sweatband is home to a “Wilson” label and a size “7” stampings (to which an illegible fraction has been added in a handwritten notation). A handwritten notation of “34” on the front portion of the sweatband and a “34” stamping on the bill’s underside suggest that the cap was worn by pitcher Chet Nichols, who pitched in three games for the 1964 reds before being released on May 15. Game wear is evident with perspiration-induced soiling about the sweatband.
Frank Williams 1987-1988 Cincinnati Reds Game-Worn Warm-Up Jacket red-and-white striped stretch ribbed knit lines the collar, waistline and sleeve endings. A “Starter” size “XXL” label resides within the collar and an additional “Starter” identification label is sewn within the left front. Reliever Williams, incidentally, posted a perfect 4-0 mark for the 1987 team and followed that with a 3-2 effort in 1988. All-original and unaltered, the item shows moderate wear with a small grass stain on the left sleeve team logo.
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