USA: Haggar Clothing Teams Up With NFL Alumni
Haggar Clothing Co and the National Football League Alumni have teamed up to provide the famous gold jackets for the NFL Hall of Fame Class of 2000.Haggar Clothing Co has been custom-tailoring the famous gold sport coats for Hall of Fame members for the past 14 years, and will do so again for this year's ceremony on July 29 in Canton, Ohio. The Class of 2000, including quarterback Joe Montana (San Francisco 49ers/Kansas City Chiefs) and defensive lineman Howie Long (Oakland Raiders), will receive their jackets at the Mayor's Breakfast before the induction ceremony."These sports coats signify membership in an elite group of athletes," said Frank Bracken, president and COO of Haggar Clothing Co. "We are honored to make these coats and proud of our long-standing relationship with the NFL Alumni.""We are thrilled that Haggar provides the custom-made coats for the inductees," said Frank W Krauser, president and CEO of the NFL Alumni. "Haggar's strong heritage of quality is evident in its products and in its people, and we appreciate their ongoing support."The jackets, unchanged since 1978, are classic cut two-button models made of a wool-polyester blend fabric. They include a rear vent that allows for easy range of motion. To date, the largest jacket made was for Larry Little, formerly of the Miami Dolphins, who needed a 56XL (the average male wears a 42R).Haggar Clothing Co, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Haggar Corp (Nasdaq: HGGR), is a leading marketer of men's casual and dress apparel and women's sportswear with global headquarters in Dallas. For additional information, please visit the Haggar web site at
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