Dexter Fowler of the St. Louis Cardinals received a limited edition (1 of 12) Air Jordan 5 that was made exclusively for Jordan Baseball Athletes.
This edition of the Air Jordan 5 features a canvas upper detailed with Navy trim and Red branding on the tongues and heels. “JRDN BSBL” and “10 of 12” patches on the inner tongue completed with pre-yellowed netting, eyestays and soles completes the design.
Take a closer look below, and don’t expect this Air Jordan 5 Baseball PE to release to the public.
UPDATE 9/10: Following an exclusive look from Dexter Fowler, Jordan Brand has officially revealed the Air Jordan 5 as well as a first look at the Max 200. Both pairs were designed exclusively for the brands MLB roster and will not release to the public.
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.