Watson Gloves hits a Home Run with Major League Baseball-licensed work glove collaboration.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, October. 7, 2022—Watson Gloves, a 104-year old company founded in Vancouver, Canada supplying quality gloves across North America, is excited to announce a two-year licensing agreement with Major League Baseball (MLB).
As an official licensee, Watson Gloves will proudly be releasing limited edition MLB branded work gloves which will be available in select dealer locations and online partners starting in Spring 2024.
The deal is a ‘triple play’ with Watson Gloves x MLB collections for three iconic baseball clubs: the Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. The work gloves will feature the respective legendary team logos and colours that sport enthusiasts would be excited to wear to support their favourite team while on the jobsite or tackling home and garden projects.
“We’re confident that we are going to knock it out of the park with this new collaboration,” says Kasey Whitman, President of Watson Gloves, “We’re excited to bring authentic work glove designs to Baseball fans across North America”.
Each collection will be available in adults and kids sizing using Watson Gloves most popular glove patterns and manufactured with sustainable WasteNot™ recycled polyester. With this partnership, Watson Gloves hopes to divert over 100,000 X 500mL plastic water bottles destined for landfills.
Fans across North America will be able to get their hands in the new MLB-licensed work gloves beginning Spring 2024. The work gloves will be available in select authorized dealers. Stay tuned for more information on the official work glove release by visiting watsongloves.com
About Watson Gloves
Watson Gloves first started as a two-person shop selling gloves to Vancouver’s dock workers when they opened their doors in 1918. Today, they’ve grown across North America distributing quality gloves for work, home and play. Their glove innovations play a large part to their success, such as their push for more sustainable products into the market. Watson Gloves sell their gloves all across North America with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Mississauga, and also sell at select retailers and distributors in the USA and internationally. Product categories range from home improvement, gardening, construction, welding, automotive, recreational, and more with over 2,000 different styles offered. Learn more at www.watsongloves.com and follow Watson Gloves on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
About Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the U.S. and Canada, representing the highest level of professional baseball. Led by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., MLB remains committed to making an impact in the communities of the U.S., Canada and throughout the world, perpetuating the sport’s larger role in society and permeating every facet of baseball’s business, marketing, community relations and social responsibility endeavors. MLB currently features record levels of competitive balance, continues to expand its global reach through programming and content to fans all over the world, and registered records in games and minutes watched this season on MLB.TV. With the continued success of MLB Network and MLB digital platforms, MLB continues to find innovative ways for its fans to enjoy America’s National Pastime and a truly global game. For more information on Major League Baseball, visit www.MLB.com.
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