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MLB introduces new Rawlings ball with pink stitching for games on Mother's Day

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For the first time ever, MLB will introduce a new Rawlings baseball with pink stitching and graphics as the official game ball for contests on Mother's Day, May 12th. MLB has used unique colorations for stitches and graphics for game balls in the past, but this will be the first time it is done for Mother's Day.

In addition, MLB licensee Phiten will feature a pink compression sleeve for the first time ever, as well as bring back its pink necklace, which was introduced in 2010. Players throughout the game will be wearing the necklaces and/or compression sleeves in honor of Mother's Day activity.

As in years past, many players will use a pink Louisville Slugger bat, pink Franklin batting gloves, pink Under Armour cleats and pink EvoShield protective gear. Additionally, both players and on-field personnel will wear pink wristbands as well as symbolic pink ribbons on their uniforms. Commemorative base jewels and dugout lineup cards will also be pink.

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