Nike Sportswear 21 Mercer NYC Stickball Tournament | First Pitch

By - April 5th, 2010

As officials from New York Emperors Stickball League went through the final checklist. Fans and audience trickled into the impromptu “stadium” at the front steps of Nike Sportswear 21 Mercer flagship store in SoHo. With the National Anthem echoed across Grand and Canal Street, it also marked the start of the first ever NYC Stickball Tournament. MC by Q-Tip, fans jeered and cheered through out the announcement of team members from “21 Mercer Mercernaries”, in Navy, and “DonDidIt” in White. Though pitches are never included in stickball, in time honor tradition, the “first pitch” goes to FUTURA as the Honorary Commissioner of the tournament…