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Who owns spalding sporting goods now?

Spalding sporting goods was founded in 1876 by Albert Spalding Jr. Then it was bought by Russell Corporation in 2003, except for the golf products, which were purchased by Callaway that year. The Russell corporation was bought in 2006 by… Full Answer

Who invented the hooded sweatshirt?

The sweatshirt was invented in the early 1900's by Russell Corporation of Alexander City, Alabama when the owner Ben Russell's son complained that wool shirts used in football practice were uncomfortable. Russell then modified a version of an undergarmet into… Full Answer

Where is an afl ball made?

Sherrin make the official footballs of the AFL. Sherrin was sold to Spalding in 1972. Spalding were bought out by Russell Corporation who to this day produce the most famous brand in football from their factory in Scoresby, Victoria, Australia. Full Answer