FOOTHILL RANCH, CALIFORNIA (May 24, 2021) – Oakley will be the official and exclusive eyewear partner of Perfect Game, which hosts more than 8,000 baseball and softball events and more than 300,000 games a year. Through the partnership, Oakley will have a presence at events and provide eyewear for players across the United States.
“The energy, excitement, passion and commitment that the Perfect Game organization and players embody is exactly what fuels us to deliver best-in-class products and technologies that can support the goals of athletes of all ages,” said Justin Cupps, Senior Vice President of Oakley. “The future is bright and we are excited to support the vision of the young stars that will drive forward the sport.”
Perfect Game is in its 26th year of providing baseball and softball tournaments and opportunities for youth players.
“We’re honored to welcome Oakley to the Perfect Game family of supporters who are strong advocates for continued growth of the great games of baseball and softball,” said Jerry Ford, Perfect Game Founder and President. “Oakley is, without a doubt, one of the most respected and trusted brands within the baseball- and softball-playing communities. Not only does Oakley produce the best eyewear, but of equal importance to us is they produce the safest eyewear for players. With the many eye injuries in baseball, Oakley has produced safety features to help eliminate that problem in many cases.”
New York Mets star shortstop Francisco Lindor, a Perfect Game 2010 All American Classic Player, is also a Team Oakley athlete
“Perfect Game provides many players the opportunity to be able to compete at an elite level with like-minded players across the globe,” Lindor said. “Now as a professional athlete and a big part of Team Oakley, I have the opportunity to continue to inspire youth players to get out on the field.”