But that's why I'm blogging about this.
And for the record, I don't even own a Boston Red Sox cap, so chowds can stop reading right now.
I own nine caps sporting a single B on the front, and the one I've chosen to wear today is this one:
|Simple. Clean. Sharp. Bakersfield Blaze.|
I fell in love with this cap the first moment I laid eyes on it. Solid black, black scripted B accented by orange and white. After a few years of sporting the so-called flaming leaf logo, the Blaze smartly rebranded, deciding to go against the trend of gaudy and grandiose (ha) and rolling out this very simple look. It's a classic and timeless logo, and I for one place this in the top echelon of minor league baseball caps.
In case you're curious or have never seen it, here is the previous Blaze logo:
At first I was skeptical, but of course I had to have one. Now that it's defunct, I'm sure glad I do have one.
And what of the letter B caps I passed over? Well, here's a quick glimpse:
|Brought to you by the letter...|
Ironically, when Bakersfield was a minor league affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 90s, this is the cap they wore: