Today it was announced that the 2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl will air on ABC on Saturday, December 26, with kickoff scheduled for 3:30 p.m. (EST). ESPN Radio will also broadcast the game.
This will be the first time ESPN will televise the New Era Pinstripe Bowl on ABC after carrying it for five years on ESPN (2010-14).
"The New Era Pinstripe Bowl has quickly become a major player in college football," said Mark Holtzman, Executive Director of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. "The combination of Yankee Stadium and our partnerships with the Big Ten and ACC conferences will make for a terrific atmosphere on ABC the day after Christmas."
Since the New Era Pinstripe Bowl's inception in 2010, New Era Cap has been the official title sponsor of the game. New Era owns exclusive headwear licensing rights and non-exclusive apparel licensing rights with respect to the Bowl game's related merchandise.
"In 2010 we partnered with the New York Yankees on the inaugural New Era Pinstripe Bowl knowing it would become a truly historic event," said Chris Koch, CEO of New Era Cap." Six years later, the combination of the popularity of college football and the heritage of Yankee Stadium has catapulted the New Era Pinstripe Bowl into one of the premier bowl games."
The New Era Pinstripe Bowl has seen increased attendance in each of its first five years of existence. In 2014, a record sellout crowd of 49,012 saw Penn State defeat Boston College and establish the Bowl's highest all-time attendance figure.
Tickets for the 2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl will be made available in the near future. For up-to-the-moment information regarding the game, fans are encouraged to visit www.pinstripebowl.com, the official website of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, and follow the Bowl game's official Twitter and Instagram accounts - @PinstripeBowl.
About the New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Established in 2010, the New Era Pinstripe Bowl has featured some of the most memorable moments in recent college football history. Known as "New York City's bowl game," it is played at the world-renowned Yankee Stadium, which is home to the New York Yankees, New York City Football Club and many other sporting, cultural and business events. The 2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl will take place on Saturday, December 26, at 3:30 p.m., featuring participants from the Big Ten and ACC Conferences.
About New Era
New Era is an international lifestyle brand with an authentic sports heritage that dates back over 90 years. Best known for being the official on-field cap for both Major League Baseball and the National Football League, New Era is the brand of choice not only for its headwear collection, but also for its accessories and apparel lines for men, women and youth. The brand is worn as a symbol of self-expression by athletes, artists and some of the most influential people around the globe. New Era encourages people to truly express their personal style and individuality through its products. The Company is headquartered in Buffalo, N.Y. and operates facilities in Canada, Europe, Brazil, Japan and Hong Kong. For more information, visit www.neweracap.com.