HOUSTON, TX - Majestic Athletic, makers of the official on-field uniform of Major League Baseball, in partnership with the Astros and MLB, today officially announced Jersey Day, a special day for baseball fans to celebrate by donning their official Astros team jerseys in a show of fan pride for the Astros home game on May 29 against the Chicago White Sox.
Jersey Day encourages fans to proudly wear their Astros jersey on Friday, May 29 to work, school and all over Houston that evening to celebrate their love for the sport and the Astros. Similar celebrations are scheduled at every Major League ballpark.
"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."
Fans can keep up with Astros Jersey Day on social media by following @Astros and posting #JerseyDayHOU on Twitter and Instagram.
"We are very excited for this opportunity to encourage our fans to show their Astros pride," said Astros Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Anita Sehgal. "It is a great time to be an Astros fan, and Jersey Day provides the perfect way for our fans to proudly sport their Astros gear all over Houston."
Majestic this season has introduced the Cool Base Jersey, a replica uniform top that utilizes the same Cool Base fabric technology worn by every player on the field during games. This next generation jersey comes in a lightweight, breathable form after being created through extensive consumer research and product testing. Astros Cool Base Jerseys are available at your local retailer, Academy Sports + Outdoors and on MLB.com and MajesticAthletic.com to prepare for Jersey Day.
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.