Global Baseball Equipment Market 2016-2020 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Baseball Equipment Market 2016-2020" report to their offering.

The global baseball equipment market will be driven by a number of growth factors, one of the most important being a worldwide rise in the number of development programs to increase participation in baseball by MLB.

The increasing salaries of professional baseball players and the introduction of a number of baseball tournaments to make it popular enough to potentially be included back in the Olympic Games, which will fuel considerable growth in the market over the next five years. Product innovations will also help to grow the market, such as in the replacement of traditional equipment like heavy leather gloves with new and innovative products.

A trend boosting market growth is product innovation. Innovations in baseball equipment are being made across many product categories. An example is Mizuno's launch of a baseball bat called MaxCor, a heavier balanced bat. The bat consists of an inner hard rigid aluminum barrel and a compressible polymer sleeve. When smashed, the compressible polymer sleeve allows more of the barrel to contact the ball, increasing ball rotation, and flattening the bat's face to increase the size of the crosswise full transfer of energy to the ball when hit by the bat, enabling the ball to travel further.

According to the report, a key driver is the increasing popularity of baseball. Baseball has been gaining popularity across the globe, even in Europe, where the presence of the game is still not very strong. MLB is the oldest major professional sports league in the US and Canada. According to a survey conducted by The Harris Poll, baseball continues to be the second-most popular sport in the US. The number of people who picked baseball as their favorite sport has increased from 14% in 2013 to 16% in 2014.

Key vendors

- Adidas

- Amer Sports

- Jarden (Newell Brands)

- Mizuno

- Nike

- Performance Sports Group

Other prominent vendors

- Akadema

- All-Star

- ASICS

- Champro

- D-Bat

- Diamond

- Evoshield

- Franklin Sports

- Marucci

- Nokona

- Schutt

- Under Armour

Key Topics Covered:

Part 01: Executive summary

Part 02: Scope of the report

Part 03: Market research methodology

Part 04: Introduction

Part 05: Market landscape

Part 06: Market segmentation by product

Part 07: Market segmentation by retail format

Part 08: Geographical segmentation

Part 09: Key leading countries

Part 10: Market drivers

Part 11: Impact of drivers

Part 12: Market challenges

Part 13: Impact of drivers and challenges

Part 14: Market trends

Part 15: Vendor landscape

Part 16: Appendix

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
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Sector: Sporting Goods and Equipment