An acquaintance told me that back when baseball caps were al the rage in Poland but were scarce
Back in the day (this sounds like early 90s to me) rest assured, the average kid wouldn't have had a clue.
Poland is probably the only country to which the term xenophilia (love of foreigners) would apply.
Disclaimer: I have been constantly made to feel welcome in this country for over 16 years now. BUT - if you really believe this and are not just fabricating the identity of a benighted prude to generate discussion - basically, Mate, you are as mad as a box of frogs.