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November 18, 2004

The National Club Baseball Association proudly announces Richardson Cap as the “Official
Baseball Cap of the NCBA” through the 2008 season. Richardson will be partnering with AD
STARR to supply NCBA teams with all of their baseball cap needs. Richardson Cap has been
making hats for over 30 years and with a local Pittsburgh office, the partnership with the NCBA
and AD STARR is convenient and allows for the NCBA to further support the local economy.

Richardson Officials released the following statement, “For over 30 years Richardson Cap
Company has been providing quality caps to the team market place. Richardson has strived to
provide competitive athletes with quality caps that fit right, feel good and stand up to what an
athlete expects from their baseball cap. The NCBA has built a great organization to support a
great sport. Richardson is pleased to have the opportunity to be aligned with the NCBA, be a
part of NCBA's commitment to the game of baseball and to support the NCBA organization.”

Richardson Cap provides extensive customization of fitted wool, mesh, Flex-Fit, and System 5
models at a competitive price. The System 5 Line provides fitted cap quality with a broader
range of sizing making early ordering a much easier task. AD STARR offers Richardson Cap at
a lower price than competing vendors and is the only cap provider that is licensed to use the
NCBA logo on caps. Teams can start purchasing their baseball hats this year with the Official
NCBA logo embroidered on the back with a discount of 10% if ordered by December 17th. Any
orders placed between December 18th and April 1st will still qualify for a 5% discount.

Beginning July 2005, NCBA teams will receive 15% off their orders during the months of May
through October and 5% from November through April. Also if teams purchase during the
months of May through October AD STARR will waive the set-up charge for customized logos
on orders of 48 pieces or more. Next year with rule 12.02.0 taking affect all teams will be
expected to wear Richardson hats with the NCBA logo during NCBA Sanctioned games.

President Dave Kalla had this to say about the agreement, "AD STARR is extremely pleased to
be the distributor of Richardson Caps to the NCBA. Richardson is a first class company, and the
quality of their caps is known throughout the industry. Service is essential to this agreement and
we look forward to working with the NCBA teams and supplying them with their custom
Richardson Caps".

Sandy Sanderson, President and founder of the NCBA, commented on the new partnership with
Richardson and AD STARR; “We are excited to be able to further our business relationship with
AD STARR through our Richardson Cap Program. AD STARR is able to deliver these top
quality Richardson products to our member teams along with their aggressive pricing and
tremendous customer service. Yet another example of one stop shopping for our teams to
achieve the most out of their experience as members of the NCBA. This union is sure to benefit
all parties involved for many years to come, especially putting our teams in a quality
customizable cap at tremendous savings."
To order you official NCBA hat for the 2005 season please contact AD STARR at 1-800-ITS-
AHIT (487-2448). To review all of the Richardson Baseball Cap lines visit

-Chad Lowe
National Club Baseball Association

*Special thanks to Richardson and David Kalla for providing information for this article.

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