Haggar Congratulates the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2016 and Prepares to Make More Iconic Gold Jackets

Feb 09, 2016, 12:58 ET from Haggar Clothing Co.

DALLAS, Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-based Haggar Clothing Co. - the "Official Provider of the Gold Jacket to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinees since 1978" - congratulates the new legends elected by the Pro Football Hall of Fame's (PFHOF) Selection Committee to the Class of 2016. The 2016 Class includes quarterback Brett Favre, owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr., coach Tony Dungy, linebacker/defensive end Kevin Greene, wide receiver Marvin Harrison, tackle Orlando Pace, quarterback Ken Stabler and guard Dick Stanfel. The 2016 Class of Enshrinees will be presented their iconic Haggar Hall of Fame Gold Jackets on Saturday, August 6, 2016.

"The Pro Football Hall of Fame features some of history's most celebrated athletes," said Michael Stitt, CEO of Haggar Clothing Co. "Haggar is proud to be a partner with the Pro Football Hall of Fame and honored to tailor the Gold Jacket for the greatest players in the history of the game." 

On Monday, following the Super Bowl, the Hall of Fame Jacket development team from Haggar was on hand at the PFHOF New Class Orientation in San Francisco to measure each new Enshrinee for their Gold Jackets. The Class of 2016 will be presented their iconic Haggar Hall of Fame Jackets during the prestigious Enshrinees' Gold Jacket Dinner on Saturday, August 6, 2016. The Gold Jacket Dinner is one of the marquee events of the annual PFHOF Enshrinement Weekend celebration in Canton, Ohio.

"The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival in Canton is one of the greatest celebrations in all of sports," said Paul Okimoto, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Haggar Clothing Co. "Haggar is honored to be a part of this spectacular event each year, celebrating the newest enshrinees."

About Haggar Clothing Co.

Since its humble beginnings in a one-room office in Dallas, Texas, in 1926, Haggar Clothing Co. has grown from a manufacturer of men's pants into one of the most recognized and original apparel brands in the market. Haggar coined the term "slacks" in 1938 and continued to be at the forefront of technical and performance fabric innovations with the introduction of pre-cuffed pants, wash and wear pants, expandable waist pants, forever-prest pants, and wrinkle-free cotton casual pants.  Haggar is the first apparel company to advertise in national magazines and on TV, adopt EDI and UPC technologies, ship pants pre hung and offer jackets and pants as suit separates.  Haggar is the "Official Provider of the Gold Jacket to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrines since 1978."  Haggar Clothing Co. today commands the #1 market position in men's dress pants in the United States, as well as the #2 share in men's casual pants.  Haggar Clothing Co. is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year as a leader and innovator in the apparel industry. 

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