Sportsman Cap & Bag is a family-owned and operated company with more than 80 consecutive years of experience in the cap industry. The strong foundation built over the past seven decades, combined with a unique distribution network, technological advancements and emerging opportunities to cross boundaries in the industry, yields a company with unlimited growth potential.
Father-Son team of Jacob and Abe Yeddis starts Pioneer Cap Company at 9th and Central in the Garment district of Downtown Kansas City, Missouri
|1948 - 1956
Pioneer Cap grows to include five factories located in small towns in Kansas, Missouri and Iowa.
|Pioneer becomes one of America's first cap importers.
|Pioneer Cap is sold.
Abe Yeddis starts Promotional Headwear Incorporated (PHI), a cap importer.
|1986 - 2000
Dan Saferstein, Abe's grandson, joins PHI in the straw hat division. Jon Saferstein, Abe's grandson, expands business with distributorship in Los Angeles, California known as Merge Left. Caroline Saferstein, Dan's wife, joins PHI as Marketing Manager. Phil Saferstein, Abe's grandson, joins Merge Left.
|Abe Yeddis, our founder, passes away.
|Corporate offices move to Shawnee, Kansas.
Dog Daze Headwear is welcomed as part of the Sportsman Cap Network family.
Golf headwear brand Adidas is added to the Sportsman Cap Network's product line.
Sportsman brand adds Performance styles.
Factory Direct Pricing
|Sportsman Cap Network celebrates its 75th anniversary.
Mega Cap and HYP are the newest additions to the product line.
Sportsman Cap Network introduces a new bag line.
Sportsman Cap Network changes its name to Sportsman Cap & Bag
|Corporate offices move to Lenexa, Kansas, increasing the warehouse capacity.