Posts Tagged ‘Derek Jeter’

Jordan Brand RE2PECT Derek Jeter T-Shirt

April 4th, 2014 By

Jordan Brand RE2PECT Derek Jeter T Shirt

Derek Jeter’s legendary career is coming to an end after this MLB season. And while his farewell tour just started in Houston this week, Jordan Brand and the Swoosh are wasting no time honoring the all-time Yankee great with their new #RE2PECT campaign. While it’s unknown what the brand will exactly do to honor number 2, they recently announced a new Jordan Apparel item in this RE2PECT t-shirt. Featuring a simple text and the Jumpman logo, the tee will be available in both white and a heather grey. Hit the click for a full look and know that the t-shirt will be available on Nikestore.

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Sneaker News Presents: Air Jordan Baseball Cleat PEs

April 3rd, 2014 By

Sneaker News Presents: Air Jordan Baseball Cleat PEs

With the Air Jordan 9 and Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG releasing this weekend in an homage to Michael Jordan’s brief stint as a baseball player, Jordan Brand is finally acknowledging a strange time in the professional career of their founder. While his changing sports was sudden and incredibly surprising, it may have helped spread the brand more than initially expected as after the 1997 branding of the Jumpman, athletes from various sports starting signing to the imprint. Sneaker News recently chronicled some of the best PE cleats for Jordan Brand athletes on the baseball diamond, ranging from a celebratory Air Jordan 4 PE for Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, to Derek Jeter’s famous Air Jordan 6. Which is your favorite? Be sure to stick around after the click for a better view of some of the cleats featured and read the entire article via Sneaker News.

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Jordan Brand Pays RE2PECT to Derek Jeter’s Last Season

April 2nd, 2014 By

Jordan Brand Pays RE2PECT to Derek Jeters Last Season

Derek Jeter is calling it quits at the end of this MLB season after an illustrious 19 year career as one of the game’s greats. With a total of 5 World Series championships and 13 All-Star appearances, it’s safe to say that Jeter has been one of the top signings by Jordan Brand albiet a forgotten one considering his sport. Where as Jordan Brand is best known for MJ’s exploits on the hardwood, Jeter helped expand the brand beyond the realm of basketball and to honor all of his accomplishments, the Jumpman kicks off its RE2PECT campaign. Stick with us after the click to get more images of Jeter’s time with the brand and know that you can stop by Jordan Brand’s Terminal 23 flagship to pick up your Re2pect t-shirt today.

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Air Jordan 11: “Space Jam” PE Cleats for Derek Jeter

February 12th, 2014 By

Air Jordan 11: Space Jam PE Cleats for Derek Jeter

Now at what looks to be the close of his career, Derek Jeter has had some outstanding moments on the baseball diamond as a leader of the New York Yankees. Early on his playing days, Jeter inked a deal with Jordan Brand and we’ve been treated to seeing the Jumpman on a baseball field thanks to his accomplishments. Earlier in the week, Sneaker News previewed a rare Air Jordan 11 “Space Jam” Cleats PE for number 2. And while most of the fame from the “Space Jams” comes from the actual film (Jordan wore these on a few occasions, namely Game 4 of the 1995 ECF) these are definitely a rare find. This rare PE cleat are currently on display as part of the Air Jordan collection, set up in Nike’s Michael Jordan building at their Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. Be sure to stick with us after the click to get a full rundown of images and thanks to Sneaker News and Zadehkicks for the find.

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Air Jordan VI: Derek Jeter Game-Worn Autographed PE

June 4th, 2013 By

Air Jordan VI: Derek Jeter Game Worn Autographed PE

The Air Jordan VI was originally worn during Mike’s first championship in 1991, so it makes sense that Derek Jeter would lace these up during the Yankees’ 2000 World Series run. Outfitted with an official signature, these PE’s last touched the diamond 13 seasons ago.  The cleats sport an all black upper and with noticeable exclusive features like the number 2 under the Jumpman logo. See the gallery for more and then grab this pair from bluphi1 on eBay

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Jordan Brand Big Three Rank on Forbes’ Highest Paid Athletes List

June 21st, 2012 By

Jordan Brand Big Three Rank on Forbes Highest Paid Athletes List

Forbes recently broke down the top 100 earners in pro sports over the last year, with a handful of Jordan Brand superstars making the ranking. Their Big Three performed well as expected, with Dwyane Wade coming at #35 with $24.7 million, Carmelo Anthony at #44 with $22.9 million, and Chris Paul at #72 with $19.2 million. A handful of non-NBA athletes popped up on the list as well, including LaMarr Woodley, Derek Jeter, C.C. Sabathia, and Carl Crawford. Now you know where all that sneaker money is going. via Forbes

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Jordan Brand x Derek Jeter: The Hit Maker

April 5th, 2012 By

Jordan Brand x Derek Jeter: The Hit Maker

These days the Jordan Brand umbrella extends comfortably to encompass a range of sports, but that wasn’t always the case. Back when it was all ballers the company reached out to Derek Jeter in 1999 in an effort to bring him on as their main rep on the baseball diamond. The rest is history, a history that lauded basketball publication Slam Magazine breaks down in this timely article that arrives on the opening day for the MLB. Head over to Slam to check out the piece that takes a look at the birth of the Jordan x Jeter partnership. Photo: Time

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Air Jordan IX: Derek Jeter New York Yankees PE

March 4th, 2012 By

Air Jordan IX: Derek Jeter New York Yankees PE

With 3,000 hits under his belt, it’s a bit of an understatement to call Derek Jerek one of the more achieved athletes in the Jordan Brand stable. That moment was of course celebrated last year with the DJ3K collection, but perhaps an even better piece of memorabilia relating to his epic career with the New York Yankees is this special pair of PE cleats. The shoes take the familiar upper of the Air Jordan IX and swap out the sole for something a bit more appropriate for the baseball diamond, doing so in a straightforward black and white look. Click through our gallery for the full look at this super exclusive PE pair and check out the auction now from comradess on eBay.

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Reminder: Jordan Brand x Derek Jeter Footwear Collection – Turn 2 Foundation Auction

August 12th, 2011 By

Reminder: Jordan Brand x Derek Jeter Footwear Collection   Turn 2 Foundation Auction

 

Just a reminder, the Jordan Brand x Derek Jeter Footwear Collection auction to benefit the Turn 2 Foundation is set to end at 12pm EST on August 12th, 2011. Take a look below for the full details on this very special collection.

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Derek Jeter DJ3K Signature Shoe Trunk

August 2nd, 2011 By

Derek Jeter DJ3K Signature Shoe Trunk

Derek Jeter became the 28th player in Major League Baseball history to hit for 3,000 hits when he sent a David Price over the Yankee Stadium fence for a home run. In addition to the DJ3K gear, Jordan Brand is putting up a trunk with all ten of Jeter’s signature shoes in it for auction. Each shoe is autographed by Jeter himself and there are only two trunks in existence with Derek having the other one. On August 12th, Steiner Sports will  put the trunk up for auction which will benefit Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation which works to motivate young people to turn away from drugs and alcohol and supports healthy lifestyles. Take another look at the DJ3K signature shoe trunk and head over to the auction to bid on a piece of history.

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