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 Corporationis 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 inRye, N.Y.,Jardenranks #383 on the Fortune 500 and has over 25,000 employees worldwide. For further information aboutJarden, please visit www.jarden.com. SOURCE Worth Sports Website: http://www.worthsports.com Website: http://www.jarden.com Contact: Chelsea Wilson, (314) 819-5347, firstname.lastname@example.org
USSSA Inducts Worth Sports' Robert Parish Into Its Hall Of Fame
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