November 25th, 2014
Vinci Co., LLC, is proud to welcome our first ever professional softball player to the company in Natalie Hernandez. From 2011-2014, Hernandez played collegiately for the University of Illinois-Chicago before turning professional in June and is currently a GA at Robert Morris in Chicago.
Vinci is a family-owned and operated sports equipment company dedicated to quality. A number of minor and major-league baseball players, and now our first professional softball player use Vinci equipment. Makers of baseball gloves, softball gloves, sunglasses, batting gloves and batpacks.
“Speaking with Natalie on the phone was the icing on the cake,” said Peter J Vinci, CEO of Vinci. Vinci added “I could hear it in her voice the energy, excitement and passion, these are things that we already share in common. We’re proud to have her as our first professional softball player”
During the 2014 season with UIC, Hernandez started in all but one game at shortstop, was the lead-off hitter all season and finished with a .413 average. Between February 23 and April 8, she went on a 13-game hitting streak. Hernandez’s final season with the Flames ended with many honors including; All-Horizon League First Team, NFCA All-Great Lakes Region Third Team and Horizon League Honor Roll. Hernandez was also named Batting Champion and to the All-Tournament Team at the Horizon League Championship in 2014 after posting a .563 average over four games with three home runs.
“Joining the Vinci team and players such as Joakim Soria of the Detroit Tigers, and Carlos Torres of the New York Mets in representing Vinci is a tremendous honor and one that I accept with a great level pride. I look forward to a working with Vinci to help grow the brand throughout the softball world,” said Hernandez.
September 15th, 2014
Vinci, makers of high quality baseball gloves and equipment, announces the launch of its first bat backpack.
The Vinci Bat Backpack is a stylish all-in-one carry system for ball players everywhere – from little league baseball to the softball field to the college diamond.
The Vinci Bat Backpack offers a variety of key components, including a waterproof bottom, a large compartment for helmet and gear and an ergonomic design with padded shoulder straps. It includes double heavy-duty fence hooks for hanging with a separated zipper opening and storage pocket. Breathable mesh padded backing allows for the comfortable transportation of equipment. The bag is designed to hold up to the weather with a waterproof bottom that makes it easy for cleaning.
“After years of research, we’ve come up with a bag that can be used by most all ages,” says Peter J Vinci, CEO of Vinci. “Our goal was to make a durable, quality bag for a reasonable price. This bag is a great compliment to our high quality baseball and softball gloves.”
At 21.5″ X 15″ X 9″, the Vinci Bat Backpack is large enough to carry two bats, cleats, gloves, uniform with room to spare for a laptop. The drop down ventilated shoe compartment fits large shoe sizes. The removable cell phone case on back strap can accommodate almost any phone.
The front pocket fits baseball glove and batting gloves with an inside mesh pocket and a shelf to place the glove during game.
The only thing the bag doesn’t deliver is a space for users to change into their uniforms!
Pre orders are being taken now at http://www.vincipro.com/Vinci-bat-batpack.html. The expected delivery date is late September, 2014.
July 30th, 2014
We’d like to reveal four new videos featured both on Vincipro.com and Youtube. All of our videos close with our hero, Benjamin Vinci’s signature. This signature is in every glove that we make. One of the videos, the PJV-M will also soon be featured on the Dicks’ Sporting Goods website, with more to come!
Our first video is of the Optimus series baseball and softball gloves. Prepare for greatness. Watch our top of the line Optimus gloves in action. From your local ball park all the way to the Major Leagues!
The second video highlights our sports multi lens sunglasses. See some suggested sports we recommend playing with our sunglasses, including baseball, softball, golf, running, bike riding, skiing, and more!
The third video helps guide you through creating your very own Vinci custom baseball, softball,or fastpitch softball glove. Including audio instruction. Pick which color glove you’d like, choose the type of web, back, mesh or no mesh, lace color, binding and welting. Even get your name or number embroidered on the glove.
The final video highlights our PJV-M model glove. This video shows multiple angles of the glove that can be used for both baseball outfield and softball most any position. We also have a very special quote from New York Met pitcher Carlos Torres talking about our Vinci company. Thanks for the kind words Mr. Torres.
We hope you enjoy these videos. Keep an eye out for new ones coming soon.
June 18th, 2014
The MLB All-Star game is heading to Target Field in Minnesota for the 2014 mid summer classic. Voting for both the American League and National league ends on July 3rd, 2014 with the managers fill the remaining bench spots as well as the entire rotation.
In the American League Jose Bautista leads all American League vote getters with a little more than 2.1 million votes. Bautista is followed by Mike Trout and Melky Cabrera to round out the outfield spots. Starting with the catcher position we have Matt Wieters, first baseman Miguel Cabrera, second baseman Robinson Cano, shortstop Derek Jeter and third baseman Josh Donaldson. Nelson Cruz, who currently leads the majors in home runs leads all designated hitters.
Over in the National League Troy Tulowitzki has the overall lead in votes with nearly 2.6 million votes. Tulowitzki would currently be joined by Yadier Molina at catcher, Paul Goldschmidt at first base, Chase Utley at second base and David Wright at third base. In the outfield Yasiel Puig, Andrew McCutchen and Giancarlo Stanton are the top three vote getters for NL outfielders.
The starting rotations and bullpens for both the American League and National League squads will be a toss up. In the American league both Mark Buehrle and Masahiro Tanaka each have 10 wins. In the National League Alfredo Simon and Adam Wainwright each have nine wins.
In the bullpen for the American League Greg Holland leads all closers with 20 saves. The other spots could go to Texas Rangers closer Joakim Soria, who has 15 saves and a 1.80 earned run average as well as Koji Uehara with 15 saves and a .57 earned run average. Over in the National League Francisco Rodriguez has 21 saves followed by Craig Kimbrel, Sergio Romo and Trevor Rosenthal who all have 20.
May 29th, 2014
We’ve recently updated our website, with many new improvements. The goal is to improve the overall experience of using our website. Here are some of the changes/improvements.
Better quality product images
Paypal 6 months same as cash for qualified orders over $99.00
Signup for back in stock notifications on out of stock items
Designed to format for cell phones, tablets, and computers
Store locator to find the nearest store carrying Vinci products
Email any questions about individual products from that specific product page
We feel this overall improvement will make it easier for our customers to navigate each product category. If you have any questions about any of our products please call 888-529-6864 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
April 23rd, 2014
Vinci introduces two new pairs of sunglasses
NEW yellow framed sunglassesVinci Multi-Sport Sunglasses come with three different types of lenses. Easy to change lenses come with very simple instructions. It’s like getting three different pairs of glasses for the price of one, and you will always have the right lenses for the sun.
Designed for playing Baseball, Softball, Running, Golf, Skiing, Cycling and other sports.
We also are adding our totally new designed one piece lens sunglasses in white
Vinci Multi-Sport Sunglasses come with three different types of lenses. Easy to change one piece lens come with very simple instructions. It’s like getting three different pairs of glasses for the price of one, and you will always have the right lenses for the sun.
Designed for playing Baseball, Softball, Running, Golf, Skiing, Cycling and other sports.
April 1st, 2014
Vinci’s high quality baseball gloves are now officially available for sale on the Dick’s Sporting Goods website. The renown company hand-picked the models to be offered on their site – they include first base mitts, catcher’s mitts, outfielder’s gloves, infielder’s gloves, and infield/pitcher’s gloves. Below is pictured one of the gloves newly available on Dick’s Sporting Good’s website, the JV20 Cream and Dark Brown.
JV20 Cream and Dark Brown
Eight models of Vinci gloves will initially be carried on the website, with plans to expand the offerings in the future.
About DICK’s Sporting Goods, Inc.
DICK’s Sporting Goods, Inc., is a Fortune 500 American corporation in the sporting goods and retail industries. The Company’s headquarters is located in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania. Visit them at dickssportinggoods.com.