Academy Sports + Outdoors, Inc. (the “Academy”) is proud to launch a special Mi Patria collection in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The collection consists of limited edition New Era hats and ’47 branded T-shirts that represent the home countries and flags of current and former Astros players. This exclusive collection includes designs from 11 countries in the Caribbean and Latin America.
Available exclusively at Academy and academy.com for a limited time, the Mi Patria collection features New Era hats representing Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. The accompanying T-shirt will be sold in eight countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela.
Academy Sports + Outdoors aims to recognize the contributions and long-lasting legacy of Caribbean and Latin American athletes to the sport of baseball and the Houston Astros and their communities. Matt McCabe, the executive vice president and chief product officer of Academy Sports + Outdoors, stated, “With the new Mi Patria Collection, we aim to pay homage not only to our players, but also to the incredibly supportive communities behind them. It offers a way to show pride in their heritage.”
The Mi Patria collection can be found at Academy’s 55 locations in Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Laredo, Corpus Christi, and Rio Grande Valley. It is also available online at academy.com and through the Academy’s mobile app. Additionally, Academy Sports + Outdoors is sponsoring the Houston Astros’ “Los Astros” broadcast on AT&T SportsNet for this season. Throughout Hispanic Culture Month, AT&T Sportsnet will broadcast Houston Astros games in Spanish. Academy Sports + Outdoors is the official sporting goods retailer of the Houston Astros.
Academy Sports + Outdoors, originally founded as a family business in Texas in 1938, is America’s leading full-line sporting goods and outdoor recreation retailer. With 272 stores in 18 states, Academy’s mission is to provide “fun for all” through a localized merchandising strategy and a value proposition that resonates with a wide range of consumers. Their product assortment focuses on Outdoor, Apparel, Sports & Recreation, and Footwear, offering both leading national brands and a portfolio of private labels.
For more information, please visit www.academy.com.
Academy Sports + Outdoors Press Contact:
Shane Carlisle, Public Relations Manager
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Source: Academy Sports + Outdoors