Dexter Fowler of the St. Louis Cardinals recently showcased a very limited Air Jordan 5 which was given exclusively to baseball players part of the Jordan Brand family.
Limited to only 12 pairs which is numbered on the inside of the tongue. Constructed with canvas across the upper while Navy is applied to the trimming and Red hits the branding on the tongue and heel. Aside from the patch that shows its ’10 of 12’, on the inside of the other tongue is ‘JRDN BSBL’. Finishing the look is Yellowed netting on the panels, eyestay and rubber outsole.
Below you can check out additional photos of the Air Jordan 5 Baseball PE which will give you a closer look. Sadly this pair won’t release to the public as its an exclusive to Jordan Brand athletes.
Update (9/10): Jordan Brand has unveiled the Air Jordan 5 and the Max 200 which are both designed exclusively for Jordan Brand’s MLB athletes.
The Jordan Max 200 uses Wolf Grey, Valor Blue, College Navy, White and Volt with hits of Tiger Camo. Each pair is highlighted by a shield on the heel that reads “WE ARE XII” to represent the 11 active players and recently retired CC Sabathia, who was present during the design workshop. Additional details include player initials and a number representing their seniority in the exclusive group.
In honor of the silhouette’s 30th anniversary, the Jumpman baseball family was gifted a new twist on the Air Jordan 5. This colorway takes inspiration from vintage wool baseball jerseys and uses University Red, Black, Fossil, Sail and Gum Light Brown. Other design highlights include aged details, felt-like piping, a sunflower seed graphic on the insoles, individually numbered inner tongue stitching and a Jordan script on the heel that nods to classic baseball jersey fonts.