PHILADELPHIA, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This May 7th will be the 25-year anniversary of "The Shot" that Michael Jordan made over Craig Ehlo. Mitchell & Ness, the company known worldwide for premium authentic and lifestyle sports apparel and headwear, will be celebrating that moment with the release of the Jersey MJ wore when he changed history. As part of a 3-year deal, Mitchell & Ness has chosen a select key anniversaries of signature, career-defining MJ moments – "The Shot" being a highlighted moment among this list. The jersey, which is made domestically here in the USA, marks a quarter of a century to the date of Jordan's historical moment, and will retail for $300. Such a jersey allows sport history aficionados the opportunity to own, wear and commemorate a defining and memorable snapshot of sports history.
"This series of authentic Michael Jordan jerseys offers fans the exclusive opportunity to relive some of Jordan's most iconic career benchmarks – 'The Shot' over Ehlo is representative of Jordan's legacy, and we are excited to give our customers a tangible, sentimental and significant piece of that history to celebrate." – Jonathan Yuska, Head of Mitchell & Ness
Mitchell & Ness continues to drive athletic trends throughout the world. Shop the new Michael Jordan jerseys at The NBA Store, The Upper Deck Company, The Chicago Bulls Team Store at the United Center, Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, The Charlotte Hornets Team Store, as well as at the Mitchell & Ness Flagship Store in Philadelphia.
About Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Co. Founded as a golf and tennis company in 1904, Mitchell & Ness Sporting Goods provided on-field uniforms to the Philadelphia Eagles, Athletics, and Phillies as early as 1933. The Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Company was created in the 1980's based on the idea to resurrect authentic jerseys significant to sports history. As the pioneer in this field, Mitchell & Ness is known worldwide for its authentic classic jerseys. The company holds licenses from the MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL and NCAA to produce premium apparel and headwear. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, Mitchell & Ness has been "Defining Authentic" for over 100 years. For more information on Mitchell & Ness, visit www.mitchellandness.com.
To shop other styles and the full Mitchell & Ness collection, shop online at www.mitchellandness.com, visit the flagship at 1201 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia or find the closest authorized retailer at http://mitchellandness.com/retailer.aspx.
Christina Zervanos, Cashman & Associates
SOURCE Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Co.