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Champion Named Official T-Shirt of Youth Baseball Network

08/11/2015, 4:00am CDT

BOSTON, MA (August 8, 2015) – Youth Baseball Network (YBN) announced today that Champion Athleticwear will serve as the official T-shirt of Youth Baseball Network and the 2015 YBN National Championship. 

Youth Baseball Network is a newly established marketing and online media company. Its initial marketing effort is the YBN National Championship ~ an annual ‘Tournament of Champions’ played every August in Branson, MO.  It will feature the 12U Champions of serval major youth baseball organizations.  The inaugural championship will be August 19-22, 2015. 

The organizations featured in 2015 are: AABC, AAU, CABA, Dizzy Dean and NABF, plus a local host Branson All-Star team.  YBN anticipates additional organizations participating in 2016. The initial Championship will be held at the expansive Branson RecPlex, while the official host site, Ballparks of America, remains in development. Thereafter, the all-inclusive baseball resort will be the annual host facility.

 “Youth Baseball Network is extremely proud to be associated with Champion, such a great brand in the Sports Industry, said Gil Vieira, Founder and CEO of Youth Baseball Network. “Champion has been considered a premier brand for years, and we couldn’t be more pleased to have them join our efforts promoting Youth Baseball.”

Barry Shain, Director of Sales for Champion Team Athletics, stated, "Champion Athleticwear is proud to be a sponsor of this great event. Baseball is important to the fabric of our nation, and our hope is that this new and exciting tournament ushers in the new young future "Champions" of baseball."

The partnership will also provide YBN and Champion with co-branding marketing opportunities across advertising, digital and grassroots platforms.

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About Youth Baseball Network: Youth Baseball Network is a marketing and online media company focused on the Youth Baseball Industry.  Its website will be a multifunctional information source and Internet portal for the industry.  It will be a branded, one-stop destination for youth baseball. (It will feature information and stories ranging from T-ball through 18U playing organized ball and travel ball.)  In addition, YBN will become a leading media outlet for viewing and purchasing of high-quality youth baseball programming, plus a source for high-definition productions.

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About Champion Activewear:  Champion Athleticwear offers a full line of innovative athletic apparel for men and women including, activewear, team uniforms, fleece, sports bras and accessories. Champion is a brand of Hanesbrands Inc.

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