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New York Harlemites™ 1935 Tee, Short Sleeve

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Sale price $30.00 Regular price $35.00

Celebrate the history of the New York Harlemites, a pioneering all-Black basketball team that debuted in 1934 and featured Donahue Goins of St. Louis, a talented center who later played for the Chicago Crusaders and the Harlem Clowns. The squad toured extensively throughout the Midwest and Northwest through the 1940s, often with Olson's Terrible Swedes, a barnstorming all-White team of players based out of Coffeyville, Kansas. 

Heathered 52% combed and ring-spun cotton, 48% polyester, pre-shrunk, side-seamed construction, with shoulder-to-shoulder taping. Black Fives Foundation insignia on right sleeve.

• Colors: Black, Dust
• Fabric weight: 4.2 oz (142 g/m2)

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Image: New York Harlemites player Teddy Brime, from a promotional flyer, 1935 (Cowart Family Collection)

New York Harlemites player, 1935

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