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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on April 3rd, 2015

St. Nicholas Hockey Club Jersey - circa 1915
An "Alex Taylor Co." tag is in the interior tail

American Amateur Hockey League

In 1897, Alex Taylor, founder of Alex Taylor & Co. started as a clerk at a sporting goods store called Johnson & Stoughtenburgh. In 1901, Taylor bought a half interest in the firm, making it Johnson & Taylor, then in 1908 he bought out Johnson and moved to 16 E. 42nd. The company carried a large line of equipment for a variety of sports that included; basketball, lacrosse, fencing, skiing, golf, tennis, football & baseball.

Alex Taylor & Co. would also become a major manufacture of Hockey equipment & Jersey's used by the NHL and college teams.

The sporting-goods store relocated to 22 East 42nd Street, New York City in 1921.

Sourced from http://sports.ha.com.

1 COMMENT

about 7 years ago

Jersey from 1915/1916. Address of Alex Taylor on tag was not until 1914. http://footballofyore.blogspot.com/2015/06/st-nicholas-hockey-club-jersey-hobey.html

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