Archive for the ‘Glove Marketing’ Category

Custom, all the way

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Wilson site

If you’re like us, you would love to get your hands on the kind of custom gloves MLB players wield. For people like us, there are a handful of custom baseball glove makers – and now the market place just got a little bigger.

Heavyweight sporting goods manufacturer Wilson has just launched a website offering custom baseball gloves. We can’t wait to check it out. And just in time for Christmas!

For the Love of the Glove

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

USA

We’ve always been fond of American-made gear, but it’s hard to buy American when the market is dominated by foreign-made gloves – many of which are high-quality gloves at reasonable prices.

That’s what makes this story about Insignia Gloves so interesting. We’re looking to try one out. If you’ve tried an Insignia glove, we’d love to hear from you.

Mizuno’s Grass Roots Pitch to the U.S. Market

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

You may have seen one of Mizuno’s marketing vans this summer – Mizuno has been showcasing their baseball gear at stadiums, fields and stores in parts of the US in a grass roots effort to build brand awareness and grow market share in the U.S.

Business Week has an interesting article on Mizuno’s play to expand in the U.S. that highlights exactly what’s at stake for the Japanese baseball equipment manufacturer.

Why Glove Companies Pay For Endorsements…

Monday, October 27th, 2008

We just got this email in tonight, and it is a perfect example of why glove companies will pay certain players a lot of money to wear their gloves…

Hi,
Today is October 27, 2008. I was looking at your baseball mitts and I was wondering what mitt was Scott Kazmair from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays wearing in the World Series. I have also noticed Mike Mussina wearing it and Roy Halladay as well. Do you now what the name is and wear can I buy it on the net. Please respond ASAP my birthday is in 2 weeks want to have it by then!!!
Robert