Pirates announce new partnership with W.B. Mason

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced a new partnership with the national office supply company W.B. Mason on an agreement that names the group the Official Office Supply and Office Furniture Company of the Pirates. The team partner will receive premium exposure in ballpark as the W.B. Mason logo is now the newest sign to adorn the outfield wall at PNC Park.

The office supply company will also be the presenting sponsor of the special promotional day at PNC Park on Saturday, August 22, 2015. On this date, as the Pirates host the San Francisco Giants at 4:05 p.m., the first 20,000 fans to enter the ballpark will receive a Pirates branded W.B. Mason model truck.

The new agreement is announced in time for the regular season as W.B Mason also joins with Pirates television partner ROOT SPORTS to present elements of all Pirates regular season telecasts. Throughout the season the Pirates Pregame Show is now presented by W.B. Mason as is the "Strike Zone" graphic during the first four and a half innings of each game. The Pirates Pregame Show airs 30 minutes prior to every Pirates game on ROOT SPORTS Pittsburgh.

"We are excited to be named the Official Office Supply and Office Furniture Company for the Pirates and the title sponsor of the Pittsburgh Pirates Pre-game show on ROOT SPORTS," said Leo Meehan, President and Chief Executive Officer of W.B. Mason. "W.B. Mason has been a premier office products delivery company since 1898; now companies throughout the Pittsburgh market can take advantage of W.B. Mason's "Buyright" program for all their office needs."

In addition, the partnership with the Pirates and ROOT SPORTS will include commercial inventory during Pirates regular season games throughout 2015.

W.B. Mason is the largest, privately owned office products dealer in the United States with over 30 locations spanning 11 states including branches in Boston, New York and Washington D.C. W.B. Mason offers all workplace essentials, from office supplies and furniture,