American boot and clothing wholesaler Wolverine Worldwide, Inc and sports equipment manufacturer Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc have paid tribute to the Rawlings Gold Glove Award by launching their third limited-edition Wolverine 1000 Mile Boot. This collectible 1000 Mile boot features details that celebrate the 20 players who won the award this year.
With black and gold stitching throughout, this cap-toe boot captures the theme of the Rawlings Gold Glove Award along with the look and feel of handmade boots. It is constructed from high-quality Heart of the Hide baseball glove leather and embellished with black rawhide laces and gold foil, Wolverine and Rawlings said in a joint press release.
“The Rawlings Gold Glove Award is one of the highest honours in baseball. We’re very excited to be able to capture its prestige and history in one of our iconic Wolverine 1000 Mile boots,” said Scott Schoessel, Wolverine VP of global marketing. “Rawlings is a fantastic partner aligned with our values of creating quality products with premium materials. We’re happy to continue our partnership with this limited release and pr
This new Rawlings edition of the Wolverine 1000 Mile Boot is designed in Michigan and handcrafted in Arkansas to support American workers and manufacturing. Each boot is complete with all the traditional Wolverine 1000 Mile features and includes: a limited-edition black-and-gold Rawlings embroidered patch on the tongue, Wolverine 1000 Mile deboss stamp in gold foil on collar and MMXXII (2022) deboss stamp in gold foil on back heel, original Wolverine 1000 Mile leather outsole with Vibram rubber heel, and gold-coloured metal hardware inspired by the Rawlings Gold Glove Award, the release added.
“The Rawlings Gold Glove Award platform has been intrinsic to baseball since its creation in 1957, and our collaboration with Wolverine on this special-edition boot release is a perfect way to celebrate what it means to the game, athletes and fans,” said Eric Reinsfelder, VP of brand and sports marketing for Rawlings. “These boots encapsulate all of the unique features and details of the iconic Rawlings Gold Glove Award while honouring the greatest representation of defensive excellence in all of baseball.”
The Wolverine 1000 Mile x Rawlings Gold Glove Award Cap-Toe Boot is available in limited quantities at Wolverine’s official online platform.