In their first year as the Official Performance Footwear Supplier of Major League Baseball, Under Armour gears up for the 2011 MLB All-Star Game with a new collection of cleats, running shoes and slides for their players to wear for the festivities. With MLB adopting sky argyle print in tribute to the location of this year’s game, Arizona, Under Armour has incorporated similar graphic work into the cleats. Spun into the team colors of UA represented players, the cleats are white-based for the National League and grey-based for the American League. (More pics after the jump)
The photo sets below are broken down into three groups. Group 1 consists of the Natural III Low, which features a Micro G midsole an UA 6-3 plate powered by Fang Spikes. The second group showcases the Heater IV and Yard III Mid, which make use of the same technologies. Lastly, a mixed group with the Natural III Low, Heater IV, the All-Star Player Exclusive Micro G Split running shoe and a limited edition Ignite All-Star slide that will be available on UA.com.
Additionally, you see close-up looks at Under Armour Player Exclusives made for Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, Marlins first baseman Gabby Sanchez and Pirates pitcher Joel Hanrahan.
Under Armour will also doing a live chat at the All-Star Fan Fest on Monday at the UA booth. The “Under Armour Clubhouse Confidential” will be a live stream on mlb.com and the UA Facebook page with Brandon Phillips, Jose Reyes and Bryce Harper sharing their secrets to success and what it takes to be a game-changer. Stream will go live from Phoenix at 12:30 p.m. PST (3:30 p.m. EST).
Look for Under Armour’s entire collection of custom cleats and footwear during next week’s MLB All-Star Game and related events. via SoleCollector