FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif.—Oakley, a leader in sport performance and optical innovation, has announced a three-year partnership with Perfect Game, the world's largest youth baseball and softball organization. As part of the partnership, Oakley will be the official and exclusive eyewear partner of Perfect Game, which hosts over 8,000 events and more than 300,000 games in a year. Through the partnership, Oakley will have a presence at events and provide eyewear for players across the nation.

"We're honored to welcome Oakley to the Perfect Game family of supporters who are strong advocates for continued growth of the great games of baseball and softball," said Perfect Game founder and president, Jerry Ford.
"Oakley is, without a doubt, one of the most respected and trusted brands within the baseball and softball-playing communities. Not only does Oakley produce the best eyewear, but of equal importance to us is they produce the safest eyewear for players. With the many eye injuries in baseball, Oakley has produced safety features to help eliminate that problem in many cases."

Justin Cupps, senior vice president of Oakley, remarked, "The energy, excitement, passion and commitment that the Perfect Game organization and players embody is exactly what fuels us to deliver best-in-class products and technologies that can support the goals of athletes of all ages. The future is bright, and we are excited to support the vision of the young stars that will drive forward the sport.

Perfect Game's mission is to provide opportunities to youth of all ages and backgrounds to engage with the sports of baseball and softball. To date, the organization has birthed the careers of over 1,500 Major League Baseball players and over 250,000 players into college. Last year alone, Perfect Game hosted over 8,000 youth events with over 12 million people in attendance.