BSN Sports and Under Armour came to a five-year agreement to sponsor the Southern Arizona High School Baseball All-Star Game according to Bill Leith, President of the Kino Baseball League.
Now in it’s fourth year, the agreement with Kino Baseball will guarantee a continued experience for standouts from Southern Arizona to at least 2022.
The All-Star game for 2018 is scheduled for Tuesday, May 29 at the Kino Sports Complex South Fields, featuring athletes from the Class of 2018 and Futures Class from Divisions 1A through to 6A. Game time is slated for 7 p.m.
BSN Sports and Under Armour will provide game jerseys to the participating players that are nominated by their respective high school coach from throughout Southern Arizona. The players will be able to keep the jersey as a memento of participating in this event.
BSN Sports headquartered out of Dallas and the company is the largest distributor of team sports apparel and equipment in the United States. Beginning in the 2020 season, Under Armour, headquartered out of Baltimore, will be the exclusive MLB provider of all on-field uniform components, including jerseys featuring prominent Under Armour branding, base layers, game-day outerwear and year-round training apparel for all 30 clubs.
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