The ABL is destined for success with their world-leading brand partners and licensees.
With the announcement of what has proven to be a series of landmark partnerships for baseball in Australia, the on-field presentation will be nothing short of world-class.
Players will don official ABL playing apparel from Majestic, the world-leader in the production of professional baseball apparel. Majestic have been entrusted by major sporting leagues for more than 25 years and are the right holders to the Major League Baseball Authentic Collection™ and the World Baseball Classic®. Majestic provide the playing and supporters merchandising apparel for all six ABL teams throughout the season and ABL Postseason. www.majesticathletic.com
Rawlings®, the top worldwide baseball brand, has been named the official provider of baseballs, helmets, and catchers' protective equipment for the ABL. Modelled after its official partnership with Major League Baseball® (MLB) and the World Baseball Classic®, Rawlings baseballs and helmets will be exclusively used by all six ABL teams throughout the regular season and Postseason. Rawlings will also outfit every ABL catcher with its latest technologically advanced protective equipment. www.rawlings.com
Japanese sporting goods manufacturer Mizuno supplies the official batting gloves of the Australian Baseball League. Highly regarded for exacting craftsmanship and commitment to innovation, this partnership will see Mizuno Vintage Pro G3 batting gloves and Mizuno 5-inch wristbands used by each of the ABL's six teams as part of an alliance with Victoria-based Mizuno Corporation Australia. www.mizuno.com.au
Batter up! On 13 September 2010, the ABL announced that Sam Bat, a leading worldwide manufacturer of baseball bats, was to be the official bat of the League. The Canadian-based Sam Bat pioneered the use of Major League-sanctioned maple bats and is the preferred bat of dozens of professional stars including 2011 Major League Baseball National League Most Valuable Player Ryan Braun. Sam Bat President Arlene B. Anderson said the company's investment in the Australian Baseball League reflects Sam Bat's commitment to the game's global growth, especially in Australia. www.sambat.com
New Era Cap Co., Inc., the world's leading headwear designer and manufacturer, and the official cap of Major League Baseball, has been selected as the exclusive headwear provider for the ABL. As part of the landmark agreement, all six of the League's teams don New Era's iconic 59FIFTY caps, and New Era develops the exclusive headwear merchandise for the ABL and each of its clubs. www.neweracap.com
Edge 85, a leader in the production of performance sports apparel, provides the training apparel for all six ABL teams throughout the season and postseason. As the official apparel supplier for the Australian Baseball Federation and national team programs, Edge 85 were alongside the AAA Australian National Team, and the National Australian Women's Team when they won silver medals at their respective World Championships in 2010. www.edge85.com
Victor Sports' goal is to equip athletes and medical professionals with the most advanced sports medical products available. In February 2012, Victor Sports was named the official medical supplier of the ABL. Victor Sports Pty Ltd. was established in 1993 and has continuously expanded its business practices and product range to now provide a comprehensive range of sports medical and rehabilitation appliances. Their aim is to supply quality products and superior service. Victor Sports provide injury prevention and rehabilitation products to all Australians. They continue to supply quality products, excellent service and qualified expertise at an affordable price. www.victorsports.com.au