Feb. 7, 2005
For Immediate Release
Contact: Russell Anderson
Fort Worth-based company to sponsor NCBWA All-America Team

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) and the Pro-Line Cap Company have announced an extension of their agreement to be the official sponsor of the Pro-Line Cap National Players of the Week, given to the top Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week in Division I, as chosen by a panel of the NCBWA Board of Directors.

Pro-Line Cap: The Choice of Champions.In addition, Pro-Line Cap will now become the sponsor of the NCBWA's annual postseason All-American team. The Pro-Line Cap/NCBWA All-American Team honors first, second and third team All-Americans, as voted on by all members of the NCBWA.

"We at Pro-Line are proud to again partner with the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association to honor some of the finest college baseball players in the nation, said Joel Taylor, Pro-Line Cap Company Sales & Marketing Manager. "We relish the opportunity to give back to the game in honoring outstanding student athletes with not only the Pro-Line Cap/NCBWA National Pitcher and National Hitter of the Week awards but also, beginning this year, the Pro-Line Cap/NCBWA-All American Team."

As part of the agreement, Pro-Line will continue to produce and distribute plaques for each of the weekly award winners, the only weekly awards in college baseball that include a commemorative item. Pro-Line will extend its award production to include plaques for each member of the Pro-Line/NCBWA All-American team that is announced in June.

"The NCBWA is very pleased to continue to work with a company such as Pro-Line Cap on these awards," said Bo Carter, Executive Director of NCBWA. "Pro-Line Cap takes a great deal of pride in performance and workmanship, and the weekly awards it produced last year were very well-received. We are grateful to extend this partnership into our postseason awards as well."

Pro-Line Cap Company is a completely custom, cut and sew headwear manufacturer. All caps are built as ordered to their customer's satisfaction. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Pro-Line is the official cap of 33 state high school baseball associations and the official "on the field" cap of over 100 Division I college baseball teams. More information about Pro-Line is available at its online home, www.prolinecap.com.

Founded in 1962, the NCBWA is dedicated to the advancement of college baseball. Membership is open to writers, broadcasters and publicists of the sport. Members receive a membership card, directory, newsletter updates and official votes in the Dick Howser Player of the Year Trophy, Regional Players of the Year and NCBWA All-America voting. The NCBWA also sponsors preseason All-American awards, publication and writing contests.

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