Vans has teamed with sister company Majestic Athletic and Major League Baseball Properties to introduce a limited-edition line of baseball-themed shoes. The Vans Opening Day Collection will be available only at select Vault by Vans retailers.
The line includes a pair of premium Vault by Vans skate shoes with official Major League Baseball logos and colors. Shoes are premium material versions of Vans favorites such as Authentic, Old Skool and Classic Slip-On. It also features a special Authentic Collection jersey by Majestic Athletic featuring Vans markings, each jersey is individually numbered for authenticity.
Only one dozen pairs of each version will be available. The 15-team collection debuts Saturday, April 3 with the Boston Red Sox version. The other 14 versions will become available on the day of each Clubâ€s home opener.
“When creating Vault by Vans releases, it’s always our goal to bring truly unique product to market,” said Vans Product Director Steve Mills. “With the high-quality workmanship and exclusive nature of the Vault by Vans Opening Day Collection, were sure to create excitement around Vans, Majestic Athletic and the start of the Major League Baseball season.”
“From the Yankee pinstripes to Padre camouflage, Vans and Majestic have created unique once-in-a-lifetime collectorsâ€ items,” said Jim Pisani, President, Majestic Athletic.
“With Opening Day right around the corner, Major League Baseball knows its fans are enthusiastically seeking new and unique ways to support their favorite team,” said Howard Smith, SVP of Licensing, Major League Baseball. “Together with Vault by Vans and Majestic, we are offering fans an exclusive way to tout their team spirit just in time for their favorite teamâ€s first pitch of the season.”