Jordan Brand Pays Tribute To Derek Jeter With The AJ Retro 1 “Jeter”

With Derek Jeter’s remarkable professional baseball career reaching its conclusion, Jordan Brand is set to release an all-new pair of memorial sneakers in honor of the retiring captain of the New York Yankees. 23 is Back should feel delighted because the sneaker is not exactly being awarded as an exclusive pair to Jeter himself, rather it will be released for all Jordan heads who may want to cop it. In fact, they should feel even more delighted since they do not need to go searching for Jordan release dates 2015 or 2014.

Currently, Derek Jeter is one of the biggest supporters of Jordan Brand and it will not be long until he is inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame. Derek currently holds the status of being a champion and a legend. Throughout his career, he has played only with the New York Yankees and he has a myriad of achievements to his name, including World Series titles. So, it should not be surprising that Jordan Brand is releasing the Air Jordan 1 Retro “Jeter” to show their respect.

air-jordan-1-retro-jeter-1 The Air Jordan Retro 1 “Jeter” sneakers have a white midsole and outsole, while white stitching can also be seen on the midsole. The pattern that is followed by the outsole resembles that of other Air Jordan 1 Retro models. Apart from the collar and heel cup, both of which sport a white pinstripe pattern, this sneaker has an entirely Midnight Navy-colored leather upper. The tongue and waxed laces are also in Midnight Navy, while the sides feature large white Nike swooshes.

air-jordan-1-retro-jeter-2The heel cup and the shoe collar sport a gold-colored Air Jordan logo at the outer side. Derek Jeter’s golden-colored logo is also featured on the tongue, while the word “RE2PECT” is featured at the back in gold on a Midnight Blue-colored tab. The “RE2PECT” is also visible, along with a distinct blue and gold pattern, on the insoles.

Inspiration for the Air Jordan Retro 1 “Jeter” came from the New York Yankees traditional uniform. For 23 is Back readers who are interested, they may also want to considering getting their hands on the Derek Jeter Flight Flex Trainer. As for the Air Jordan Retro 1 “Jeter,” they are now available as a part of the Derek Jeter Collection on Eastbay, Footlocker and Nike websites, so no reason to go looking for Jordan release dates 2014 for this new jordans.

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