Nike Air Force 1 Low "Jackie Robinson" Release Details Revealed

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This shoe pays homage to an icon.

One of the most iconic sneakers ever made would have to be the Nike Air Force 1 Low. Overall, this is a shoe that has been kicking it since all the way back in 1982. Last year, this shoe celebrated its 40th anniversary, which subsequently led to a whole bunch of amazing releases. Whether it be retros or new colorways, the Air Force 1 Low was well represented. Of course, fans were very happy about this as they got to consume to their heart's content. In 2023, however, the releases will certainly continue.

For instance, it appears the next Nike Air Force 1 Low will be a celebration of Jackie Robinson and his legacy. Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball. From his time in Montreal to his output with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Robinson became a legend in the baseball world. Although he has since passed away, Robinson is still remembered for his contributions to the world. He is a pioneer and a trailblazer, which makes him the perfect subject for a sneaker-based honor.

Jackie Robinson Nike Air Force 1 Low

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In the official images above and below, you can see what Nike was going for here. Firstly, the sneaker has an all-over white upper. Secondly, the Nike swoosh is blue, as well as the tongue, which just so happens to contain a Brooklyn Dodgers logo. Furthermore, the shoe has Robinson's number 42 near the back heel. Speaking of the back heel, we get some red baseball stitching there. Lastly, the midsole is brown, all while the laces pay homage to Robinson and his many accomplishments. Overall, Nike certainly went out of their way with this one.

If you want to get your hands on these, you will be able to cop them as of Saturday, April 15th. Additionally, the retail price of the shoe has been set at $120 USD. If you love Jackie Robinson, then this Nike Air Force 1 Low is definitely for you. Let us know what you think, down in the comments below. Additionally, stay tuned to HNHH for the latest news from the sneaker world.

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About The Author
Alexander Cole is the current Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop. He started at HotNewHipHop back in 2018 where he began as a Sports and Sneakers writer. During this time, he has shown an expertise in Air Jordans, Yeezys, and all things that have to do with Nike. His favorite kicks are the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 4, the Air Jordan 6, and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in the "Beluga 2.0" colorway. Although his collection might not be the biggest, he is always looking to add new styles to it. When it comes to sports, Alex has a particular interest in the NBA and the NFL. His favorite teams are anywhere LeBron goes, and the Kansas City Chiefs. As a Montrealer, the Montreal Canadiens hold a special place in his heart, even if they haven't won the Stanley Cup in his lifetime. Alex also works for the Concordia Stingers, where he provides play-by-play and color commentary for the football, hockey, and basketball teams His favorite hip-hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.