Celebrating success: Georgetown ranked #9

No, not hoops or b-school rankings, we’re talking the Most Gang-Affiliated Hats in Sports.

According to Complex.com, here are the top 10:

#10 Oakland A’s
Adopted by: Almighty Ambrose Nation (Chicago), Orchestra Albany (Chicago), Spanish Cobras (Chicago)
Why: The Ambrose and the Albany share the same first letter as the Athletics, while the Spanish Cobras rock the green A’s caps to represent their primary color.

#9 Georgetown Hoyas
Adopted by: Gangster Disciples (Chicago), Folk Nation (Chicago)
Why: GD members started rocking Georgetown gear to honor founder Larry Hoover, with Hoyas standing for “Hoover’s On Your Ass.”

#8 Minnesota Twins
Adopted by: Maniac Latin Disciples (Chicago)
Why: The M stands for “Maniac Latin Disciples”.

#7 Detroit Tigers
Adopted by: Gangster Disciples (Chicago)
Why: The “D” stands for Disciple and the GD colors are black and blue.

#6 Houston Astros
Adopted by: The Bloods (L.A.), Folk Nation (Chicago)
Why: The red cap is an easy color identifier for the Bloods. For the Folk Nation, the five-point star represents their symbol.

#5 Los Angeles Kings
Adopted by: Latin Kings (Chicago, NYC), People Nation (Chicago)
Why: The word “Kings” makes it easy to identify the largest Hispanic gang in the U.S. For other gangs within the People Nation alliance, the “Kings” stands for “Kill Inglewood Nasty Gangsters.”

#4 Chicago Bulls
Adopted by: Vice Lords (Chicago), Latin Counts (Mexico, Chicago), Mickey Cobras (Chicago), Black P. Stone Nation (Chicago), The Bloods (L.A.)
Why: The Vice Lords, Latin Counts, and Mickey Cobras share the Bulls’ colors of red and black. The P. Stones and the Bloods were a little more creative however: For the former, “Bulls” stands for “Boy U Look Like Stone” and for the Bloods, it stands for “Bloods Usually Live Life Strong/Smart.”

#3 Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders
Adopted by: People Nation (Chicago), Folk Nation (Chicago)
Why: For the Folk Nation, “Raiders” stands for “Ruthless Ass Insane Disciples Running Shit.” For the People Nation, it stands for “Raggedy Ass Iced Donuts Everywhere Running Scared.” Ha!

#2 Cincinnati Reds
Adopted by: 4 Corner Hustlers (Chicago), The Bloods (L.A.)
Why: The Bloods wear it for color association. The Hustlers put a “4” next to the “C” and an “H” inside the “C.”

#1 Los Angeles Dodgers
Adopted by: The Crips (L.A.), Gangster Disciples (Chicago), Latin Aspects (various)
Why: The Crips use it for color association. For the GDs, the “D” stands for Disciple. For the Aspects, the “LA” stands for Latin Aspects.

Full article:
http://www.complex.com/blogs/2010/07/23/rep-yo-set-the-10-most-gang-affiliated-hats-in-sports/

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