Savannah Bananas Kick Off 2023 Banana Ball World Tour With New Gear From Wilson®, Louisville Slugger® and EvoShield®

All parties look forward to a fruitful partnership

SAVANNAH, Ga., February 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — When the legendary, hugely popular Savannah Bananas kick off their world tour tonight West Palm Beach, Fla., they’ll be sporting a slew of new gear thanks to a partnership with Wilson Sporting Goods. The partnership includes multiple Wilson family brands – Wilson®Louisville thugs®EvoShield® – makes the company the team’s exclusive supplier of gloves, racquets, protective gear, uniforms, warm-ups, helmets, bags and batting gloves. And of course, the designs showcase the fun and wild style of the Bananas, including bespoke “crazy gloves”, never-before-seen bat decals and color combinations, and leopard print fishing gear.

The kit deal also extends to the Bananas’ opponents on their tour, the Party Animals, who will use all new Wilson Sporting Goods gear.

Additionally, EvoShield is the provider of Bananas fan apparel available both in the Team Store and online (

“Partnering with Wilson Sporting Goods for all of our gear is a perfect fit for us,” said the President of Savannah Bananas Jared Orton. “Banana Ball needs the highest quality equipment on the planet. Wilson, Louisville Slugger and EvoShield are the best in the business. You are the top banana. We think players and fans will love all the great gear and apparel out there. There is nothing comparable anywhere else.”

“What’s not to love about Savannah Bananas?” asked Michael Markovich, Wilson’s Global Director of Commercial Sales. “Harry Caray used to say: “The fun in the old stadium is unbeatable.” Every night, the Bananas reinvent “Fun At The Old Ball Park” and take it to a new level. We’re honored they chose us to outfit every banana in the bunch.”

About the Savannah Bananas
The Savannah Bananas are a baseball team based in Savannah, Georgia and play their home games at Historic Grayson Stadium, but they take the show on their Banana Ball World Tour, where they face off against their rivals, the Party Animals and other professional teams in the Challenger Series. The team has been featured on ESPN, The Wall Street Journal, CNN and Sports Illustrated and is known for their on-field hijinks and videos. The Bananas play their own version of baseball called Banana Ball, which includes new rules to make the game faster and more fun.

SOURCE Wilson Sporting Goods

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