We have the uniforms for the New Britain Bees (independent; Atlantic League), as the team embarks on its 2016 inaugural season at New Britain Stadium.
“We’re excited with the top level look our team will have on the field,” said GM Patrick Day. “The first step in feeling good and playing good is looking good. Our uniforms will not only be able to withstand the rigors of the 140-game Atlantic League season, but also give our players the absolute best product money can buy in pursuit of winning a championship.”
The home jersey is white with black pinstriping with the gold “Bees” wordmark across the chest, the Atlantic League patch on the left sleeve and the iconic “UA” logo on the upper right hand breast. The jersey the Bees will wear on the road has a grey body with gold piping and features the black “New Britain” wordmark on the chest and league logo patch on left sleeve. Finally, the Bees alternate jersey will be gold with the black “Hardware City” wordmark across the chest. The team will wear black belts and socks.
“Our players are going to be proud taking the field in these uniforms,” said manager Stan Cliburn. “And I’m sure the fans are going to love wearing the same exact products we are winning on the field in while cheering us on from the stands.”
The new uniforms will be manufactured by Under Armour. The team worked with official Atlantic League partner TGI/Alleson for all on-field and batting practice wear. Skye Design Studios, a brand identity and design firm located in the greater New York City area, developed all team logos and lettering.
The Bees are the newest team in the independent Atlantic League. Frank Boulton, founder of the circuit, is team owner. They will play out of New Britain Stadium, vacated when the New Britain Rock Cats (Class AA; Eastern League) moved to nearby Hartford to begin play as the Yard Goats.
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