Monday, February 20, 2006

Nike to Launch Negro Leagues Apparel Line April 1

Beaverton, Ore. - U.S. Newswire - infoZine - The new line of urban sportswear showcases six legendary teams of the Negro Baseball Leagues: Chicago American Giants, Kansas City Monarchs, New York Cubans, Homestead Grays, Memphis Red Sox and Philadelphia Stars. The apparel was created in conjunction with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) to pay homage to the extraordinary athletic ability and indomitable spirit of these players. Part of the proceeds from the sale of the apparel will go to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

Apparel evoking the spirit of Chicago American Giants, Kansas City Monarchs, and New York Cubans will be available beginning February 8 online at and at Niketown, as well as select stores throughout the country. On April 1, apparel celebrating the Homestead Grays, the Memphis Red Sox and the Philadelphia Stars will be in stores.

Nike previewed select from the Untold Truth Collection at the Helen Mills Theater in New York last month. . . .[]


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