Carhartt/Helmets to Hardhats “Strikeouts for Vets”
Carhartt, America’s premium workwear brand since 1889, today announced it is expanding its “Strikeouts for Vets” campaign for 2017 by creating a “starting rotation,” which includes Chris Sale, Jacob deGrom, Felix Hernandez, Corey Kluber, and Michael Fulmer. For every strikeout recorded by each of these five pitchers throughout the 2017 baseball season, Carhartt will donate $100 to Helmets to Hardhats, a national nonprofit program that helps military service members successfully transition back into civilian life by offering them the means to secure a quality career in the building and trade industry.
Carhartt will donate an additional $25,000 to Helmets to Hardhats if the Carhartt Starting Rotation exceeds the strikeout totals of every other team’s top five starting pitchers on the season. Combined, the Carhartt Starting Rotation has 5,068 career strikeouts, 327 wins, 13 All Star Game appearances, two Cy Young awards, and two awards for Rookie of the Year.