Play Ball! Stanley Black & Decker teams up with MLB

Craftsman brand will be the official tools sponsor of six major league baseball teams in 2022.
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Stanley Black & Decker’s Craftsman brand will be the official tools sponsor of the Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, Miami Marlins, Cleveland Guardians, Cincinnati Reds and Oakland Athletics for the 2022 MLB season.

“Our partnership with each of these six MLB clubs will enable us to engage with baseball fans and showcase Craftsman’s true American pride,” said Jaime Ramirez, executive vice president of global tools and storage for Stanley Black & Decker.

This marks Stanley Black & Decker’s 14th year partnering with MLB teams which helps showcase one of the company’s most iconic brands – Craftsman – to millions of baseball fans.

“We’re excited to once again partner with the MLB to showcase a powerful brand that stands for reliability and quality,” said Ramirez.

This year’s sponsorship includes being named the official tools sponsor for each team, stadium signage and assets and VIP experiences to allow the company to engage with its customers, said Stanley.

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The company said it will use MLB assets including tickets, hospitality, ceremonial pitches, and other VIP experiences to honor tradespeople around the country including plumbers, contractors, electricians, HVAC technicians and more throughout the baseball season.

Like baseball, Craftsman said it is synonymous with American pride. Since 1927, homeowners, home builders, auto enthusiasts and master mechanics have trusted the Craftsman brand.

New Britain, Connecticut-based Stanley Black & Decker, founded in 1843, is the world’s largest tool company operating nearly 50 manufacturing facilities across America and more than 100 worldwide. Guided by its purpose – for those who make the world.