NEW FALL COLLECTION
New Season. New Colors. Same Heritage. From the field to the street Russell Athletic has been pioneering athletic style since 1902.
INVENTOR OF THE SWEATSHIRT
The year was 1926 and a college quarterback named Benjamin Russell Jr. was tired of chafing. Tired of asking a wool sweater to do cotton's job. So he worked with his father to invent the sweatshirt, and in so doing invented arguably the most versatile clothing item of all time.