ATLANTA - Majestic Athletic, makers of the official on-field uniform of Major League Baseball, in partnership with the Atlanta Braves and MLB, today officially announced Jersey Day, a special day for local baseball fans to celebrate by donning their official Braves team jerseys in a show of fan pride for the home game on May 22 against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Jersey Day encourages fans to proudly wear their Braves jersey on Friday, May 22, to work, school and all over Atlanta that evening to celebrate their love for the sport and the Braves. Similar celebrations are scheduled at every Major League ballpark. Fans can purchase Braves jerseys at the Braves Clubhouse Store at CNN Center and the Majestic Clubhouse Store at Turner Field.
"There's no better way of wearing your passion than a favorite team jersey. The new Majestic Cool Base Jersey delivers both superior technology and style creating the most comfortable wearing occasion to date," said Jim Pisani, VF Licensed Sports Group President. "Jersey Day provides a formal jersey wearing occasion for fans in all 30 MLB markets, so they can unify in celebration of their favorite team and America's Pastime."
Majestic will celebrate Jersey Day with the help of 30 All-Star caliber players, including the Braves' Freddie Freeman. Fans can keep up with Jersey Day on social media by following @Braves and posting #JerseyDayATL on Twitter and Instagram.
About Atlanta Braves
The Atlanta Braves are Major League Baseball's winningest franchise since 1991. During that time, Braves teams have earned two National League wild cards, 15 division championships, five National League pennants, and a World Series title. Based in Atlanta since 1966, the Braves franchise is the longest continuously operating franchise in Major League Baseball. Atlanta Braves games are telecast on Fox Sports South and SportSouth. Radio broadcasts can be heard in Atlanta on 680 the Fan (AM), WYAY-FM (106.7) and regionally on the Atlanta Braves Radio Network. Follow the Braves at braves.com, facebook.com/braves, and twitter.com/braves.
About Majestic Athletic
Majestic Athletic is a subsidiary of VF Licensed Sports Group. Majestic designs, markets and manufactures athletic team uniforms, performance apparel, outerwear and licensed athletic wear. Majestic is the official on-field uniform of Major League Baseball and is also licensed by the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA), National Hockey League (NHL) and Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC). For more information on Majestic visit: www.majesticathletic.com.