MLB Players Licenses 2nd Skull For Protective Gear
Major League Baseball Players, Inc. has entered into a partnership with 2nd Skull Inc., a protective headgear company, that makes the 2nd Skull brand officially licensed by MLB Players. As part of the arrangement, MLB Players also takes an ownership interest in 2nd Skull.
2nd Skull offers a patented line of impact-mitigating practical headgear solutions for use in both helmeted and non-helmeted activities. 2nd Skull products can be worn on their own, under caps, or under helmets.
The partnership grants 2nd Skull specific rights to market and transact through MLB Players, Inc.’s owned and paid promotional channels.
MLB Players, Inc. is the business and licensing arm of the Major League Baseball Players Association, the union that represents active Major League players.
“This relationship is a great example of MLB Players, Inc.’s commitment to utilizing all available technology, resources, and relationships to maximize player safety,” says Greg Czerpak, president and chief operating officer of 2nd Skull. “We are thrilled to work with MLB Players, Inc. to strengthen 2nd Skull’s connection with players at all levels.”
“We felt this opportunity to utilize the tremendous marketing value and platform of our players to progress safety within the game of baseball at all levels was an ideal match with 2nd Skull’s mission and values,” adds Evan Kaplan, managing director of MLB Players, Inc.