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USSSA Inducts Worth Sports' Robert Parish Into Its Hall Of Fame



       USSSA Inducts Worth Sports' Robert Parish Into Its Hall Of Fame

Chief executive continues to lead legendary diamond sports brands today

PR Newswire

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla., Nov. 25, 2013

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Worth Sports^®, a
subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), is proud to stand beside its
long-time president and chief executive officer, Robert Parish, as he was
inducted into the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Hall of
Fame Sponsor Category Friday at USSSA's annual Hall of Fame Induction and
Awards Gala in Sanibel Island, Florida.

USSSA and Worth Sports have enjoyed an extensive relationship spanning
generations.  Worth Sports currently stands as an Official Partner in the
following categories: Sporting Goods Retailer, Baseballs, Exclusive Tournament
and World Series Baseballs, Tournament Softballs, Bats, Fielding Gloves and
Batting Helmets.

"As a true partner of USSSA for so many years, the Parish family and USSSA
have been synonymous in their visions for the future," said Don DeDonatis,
National Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of USSSA. "Robert's
leadership and commitment has taken Worth to the next level, and his
dedication to our relationship made him an obvious choice by me and the USSSA
Board of Directors as the newest member of the USSSA Hall of Fame."

With Parish at the helm, Worth Sports believes in the strength of partnerships
to prove and showcase the brand's on-field authenticity; a pillar in the
company's business objectives.

"An induction into the prestigious USSSA Hall of Fame is a humbling honor and
a testament to everyone who helped foster and grow Worth's partnership with
USSSA," said Parish, currently the president and chief executive officer of
St. Louis-based Jarden Team Sports, which along with Worth include other
diamond sports brands Rawlings and Miken.  "I cannot thank Don DeDonatis
enough for his leadership of USSSA, his stewardship of our business
initiatives, and his friendship to me over the years."

Worth Sports would like to thank USSSA for acknowledging the hard work and
dedication of its leader, and the company is excited to expand their
partnership as both entities continue to grow.

About Worth
Worth Sports^® is a pinnacle manufacturer of fastpitch and slowpitch softball
equipment. Reflected in the company's more than 100 years of technological
innovation, Worth's bats, gloves and balls are considered market leaders in
the industry.  As an on-field authentic brand, Worth is the official softball
of the NCAA^®, official softball of the NAIA^®, official helmet of National
Pro Fastpitch™, and the official softball of several associations such as
Amateur Softball Association^® and United States Specialty Sports
Association^®.

About Jarden Corporation
Jarden Corporation is a leading provider of a diverse range of consumer
products with a portfolio of over 120 trusted, quality brands sold
globally. Jarden operates in three primary business segments through a number
of well recognized brands, including: Outdoor Solutions: Abu Garcia^®,
AeroBed^®, Berkley^®, Campingaz^® and Coleman^®, ExOfficio^®, Fenwick^®,
Gulp!^®, Invicta^®, K2^®, Marker^®, Marmot^®, Mitchell^®, Penn^®, Rawlings^®,
Shakespeare^®, Stearns^®, Stren^®, Trilene^®, Volkl^® and Zoot^®; Consumer
Solutions: Bionaire^®, Breville^®, Crock-Pot^®, FoodSaver^®, Health o meter^®,
Holmes^®, Mr. Coffee^®, Oster^®, Patton^®, Rival^®, Seal-a-Meal^®, Sunbeam^®,
VillaWare^® and White Mountain^®; and Branded Consumables: Ball^®, Bee^®,
Bernardin^®, Bicycle^®, Billy Boy^®, Crawford^®, Diamond^®, Dicon^®, Fiona^®,
First Alert^®, First Essentials^®, Hoyle^®, Kerr^®, Lehigh^®, Lifoam^®,
Lillo^®, Loew Cornell^®, Mapa^®, NUK^®, Pine Mountain^®, Quickie^®, Spontex^®,
Tigex^®, and Yankee Candle^®. Headquartered in Rye, N.Y., Jarden ranks #383 on
the Fortune 500 and has over 25,000 employees worldwide. For further
information about Jarden, please visit www.jarden.com.

SOURCE Worth Sports

Website: http://www.worthsports.com
Website: http://www.jarden.com
Contact: Chelsea Wilson, (314) 819-5347, cwilson@worthsports.com
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