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.
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
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,
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.