The capsule collection honors MLB greats such as Ken Griffey Jr., Darryl Strawberry, Dave Winfield, and Jerry Lorenzo's father, Jerry Manuel, who coached the Florida Marlins in the team's championship season.
The 10-year deal between Under Armour and the MLB that replaces Nike will now begin in 2019. The athletic apparel company will debut the new on-field uniforms in 2019 and will make fan merchandise available in 2018.
VF has been exploring strategic alternatives for its multi-million dollar LSG business for over one year. The business includes the Majestic brand that is being replaced by Fanatics as a partner of the MLB.
The 200-year-old UK heritage soccer brand is making its US debut at Project in Las Vegas this week with a big booth, a wide-ranging collection and a keen interest in the rising popularity of soccer stateside.