Racketeer Radio KFQX 'Ace of Diamonds' Unisex shirt
Newspaper photos captured the macabre scene of Joe "the Boss" Masseria slumped over the table, six bullet holes in his body streaming blood onto the white tablecloth and the ace of diamonds dangling from his right hand. Assassinated in April 1931 in a Coney Island, Brooklyn, restaurant, he had been playing cards with his top aide, Charles Lucky Luciano. During the dinner Lucky excused himself from the table and went to the men's room. In the ensuing moments, four armed gunmen rushed in and shot Masseria to death. Since that time the ace of diamonds has been dubbed the Mafia's hard-luck card.
The legend is strictly manufactured. As newsman Leonard Katz revealed in his book, Uncle Frank, the Biography of Frank Costello, "Irving Lieberman, a veteran reporter for the New York Post, covered the murder of loe the Boss and was at the scene. An imaginative reporter from a rival newspaper, he said, decided to make the story even better. He surveyed things and then picked up the ace of diamonds from the floor and stuck it in Joe's hand. He reported the extra-added ingredient to his newspaper.
This t-shirt is everything you've dreamed of and more. It feels soft and lightweight, with the right amount of stretch. It's comfortable and flattering for all.
• 100% combed and ring-spun cotton (Heather colors contain polyester)
• Fabric weight: 4.2 oz/yd² (142 g/m²)
• Pre-shrunk fabric
• Side-seamed construction
• Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
• Blank product sourced from Guatemala, Nicaragua, Mexico, Honduras, or the US
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