adidas, Herzogenaurach, Germany, announced a multiyear partnership with Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, the 2015 Major League Baseball (MLB) American League Rookie of the Year,.
Correa unveiled a pair of adidas Boost Icon 1 Player Edition cleats on April 4, which was Opening Day for the 2016 MLB season.
“adidas has a ton of energy and momentum right now and I just knew that I had to be part of this brand,” Correa says. “I love what adidas stands for and what they are doing with innovation and fusing sports and culture.”
Correa made his major league debut June 8, 2015, and hit .279 with 22 home runs, 68 RBIs and 14 stolen bases on the season.
“Carlos’ personality, confidence and style of play exemplify what adidas baseball is all about and we are excited to welcome him to the adidas family,” says Aaron Kahn, senior director for adidas baseball.
For more information, visit adidas.com. — J.B.