Plucked by the Chicago White Sox in the 1974 Amateur Draft, Dave Frost authored a winning mark (9-8) during the 1977 season for a Class AAA Iowa Oaks team with a losing record, prompting a September call-up by the parent club. This Iowa Oaks cap was worn by Clear as he toiled in the American Association that year. The blue wool accessory features “IOWA” embroidered in yellow to the front center. The interior sweatband is home to a “New Era” tag, while the bill’s underside has a black marker notation of “FROST.” Heavy use is evident with wear about the sweatband, perspiration-induced soiling throughout and two cracks on the bill.
Frost is remembered most for his role as the leader on the 1979 California Angels staff with a 16-10 mark, a team-best 3.57 ERA and a team-high 239-1/3 innings pitched. It was the first-ever postseason team in franchise history.
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