BY WILL STARTUP
Jordan Brand has added its newest member to the family, Baltimore sensation Manny Machado (profile to be updated on his return to lineup). Above is an exclusive shot of Machado’s new Jordan repertoire, all based on the Jordan 6.
Being a former teammate of Manny’s, I can vouch for his cleat game. I remember the day Under Armour overnighted a shipment of 4 pairs of cleats to Lynchburg, Virginia while we were on the road. He had grey pairs and blacked-out pairs and flashes of orange on the toe. He even got down to the smallest detail of orange contrast stitching.
Manny definitely has an eye for style and is in his element with Jordan Brand. Nike and Jordan both give free reign to their signature athletes to create whatever they can imagine. I wouldn’t be surprised to see Manny rocking elephant print later this season.
Team Jordan has decided to start their athletes off with the Air Jordan 6 silhouette for the 2014 season. You can see other players like Carl Crawford and Gio Gonzalez sporting different colors in the 6th model.
I personally feel that Manny’s black and orange is the best color palette to catch the eye.
Stay tuned as we hope to have more shots of Manny’s and the rest of the Jordan team’s newest additions as the season develops.