KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Majestic Athletic, makers of the official on-field uniform of Major League Baseball, in partnership with the Royals and MLB, today officially announced Jersey Day, a special day for local baseball fans to celebrate by donning their official Royals team jerseys in a show of fan pride for the Royals home game on May 22 against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Jersey Day encourages fans to proudly wear their Royals jersey on Friday, May 22 to work, school and all over Kansas City that evening to celebrate their love for the sport and the Royals. 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 Royals Jersey Day on social media by following @Royals and posting #Royals on Twitter and Instagram.
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. Royals Cool Base Jerseys are available at your local retailer, Academy Sports + Outdoors as well as Rally House 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.