MLB Catcher Carlos Santana Pens Deal with Protective Gear Manufacturer

February 22, 2012

Shock Doctor, medicine  creators of innovative, performance-driven sports protection and considered one of the best mouthguards in the world, has announced a multi-year partnership with top Major League Baseball (MLB) catcher, Carlos Santana of the Cleveland Indians.

Santana joins Ryan Mathews, Percy Harvin, Nick Leddy and Jack Johnson on Team Shock Doctor, the company’s elite group of professional athletes who serve as brand ambassadors and utilize Shock Doctor protection and performance gear.

Committed to producing the most innovative protection equipment and growing its baseball product line, Shock Doctor will have Santana serve as a product development advisor, giving detailed input from a professional player’s perspective for the company’s baseball protection products while also serving as a representative for the brand on and off the field.

“Shock Doctor has shown a strong commitment to helping baseball players perform better and stay protected,” said Santana. “I am excited to be a part of Team Shock Doctor, to have the opportunity to wear Shock Doctor’s innovative baseball lineup and help them grow their brand at all levels.”

Tony Armand, CEO of Shock Doctor, said: “Carlos is a great athlete with a strong work ethic that embodies the spirit of our brand. We’re excited to add him to the Team Shock Doctor roster as we grow in the sport of baseball; his feedback will be used to help develop products that will benefit athletes at all levels.”

by Ismail Uddin