San Diego, Calif., Aug. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HUMBL, Inc. (OTCQB: HMBL), in conjunction with Ballengee Group, today announced the launch of a custom 3D branded metaverse store called “House of Hayes” featuring Major League Baseball (MLB) player Ke’Bryan Hayes of the Pittsburgh Pirates and his father, Charlie Hayes, who played 14 years in the major leagues and won the 1996 World Series as a member of the New York Yankees Ballengee Group represents a number of MLB players including Alek Manoah, Jordan Lyles, James McCann, David Fletcher and many more.
The brand’s metaverse store environment will initially be available on desktop computers in modern browser types, as well as interactive headsets, allowing customers to engage with 3D interactive content around life and Hayes family baseball careers, as well as discovering and buying the favorite. Ke’Bryan Hayes products from brands such as Wilson, Franklin, Digmi, Old Hickory and New Balance.
“HUMBL 3D Branded Metaverse Stores will allow you to engage with individual players, team stores and brands in a more interactive and accessible way than traditional e-commerce stores or malls,” said Brian Foote , CEO of HUMBL. “Our goal is to be the leader in the development of Web 3 Commerce. This is an important step forward in this direction. »
In the brand’s metaverse store, customers can walk the avatar of Ke’Bryan Hayes through different rooms in the “House of Hayes”, learn about the life and sporting careers of the Hayes family, as well as go shopping. shopping for their favorite brands and endorsed products such as the Wilson A2000 glove, Franklin batting gloves, Digmi Apparel, Old Hickory baseball bats and New Balance baseball cleats.
To celebrate the announcement of the “House of Hayes”, fans will have the opportunity to receive “Into the Metaverse” NFT collectibles to accompany the HUMBL Wallet download and login. Supplies are limited.
The launch of the brand’s full Metaverse store will include a limited NFT collection signed Ke’Bryan Hayes by Lauren Taylor Illustrations (LTI), which illustrates intricate birchwood panels and creates other original artwork for some of the most big names in the sport, having successfully completed over 500 custom artworks. LTI is an MLBPA licensee that has partnered with trading card giant Topps among other industry leading brands. The NFT collection will also include limited edition signed products.
All collectibles will be “verified by BLOCKS” on the BLOCKS Registry, which was developed to combat fraud, tampering, and intellectual property lifecycle management around signed merchandise and collectibles.
The first version of the “House of Hayes” 3D-branded metaverse store is currently in beta testing and is expected to open before the end of the 2022 Major League Baseball regular season.
HUMBL is a Web 3 Commerce company with Consumer and Commercial divisions. The company offers a HUMBL Mobile Pay app, HUMBL search engine, HUMBL Marketplace and more.
About Ke’Bryan Hayes
Ke’Bryan Hayes is an American professional baseball third baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball. Ke’Bryan represented Team USA in 2014 as a member of the 18U team and was drafted by the Pirates in the first round of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft at Concordia Lutheran High School in Tomball, Utah. Texas. He made his MLB debut on September 1, 2020. In 2022, he signed the biggest contract in Pittsburgh Pirates history. He received the Fielding Bible Award in 2021.
About Charlie Hayes
Charlie Hayes is an American former professional third baseman and former FCL Phillies coach. Hayes played in Major League Baseball for the San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Yankees, Colorado Rockies, Pittsburgh Pirates, Milwaukee Brewers and Houston Astros from 1988 to 2001 He was a member of the Yankees’ 1996 World Series championship team and caught the last 6 offside that beat the Atlanta Braves.
About Lauren Taylor Illustrations
Lauren Taylor Brem is a dedicated and energetic Major League Baseball Players Association performer who has worked with clients such as Topps, David Ortiz, Nike and many more. His ability to capture historic moments and fan favorites has contributed to his growing success. Although she has recently turned to baseball, she has also created works of actors, singers, prominent landmarks and other sports personalities in her studio in Vancouver, British Columbia.
BLOCKS is blockchain technology that provides “Verified by BLOCKS” authentication and lifecycle recording of signed merchandise, collectibles, intellectual property, NFTs and more through the BLOCKS ledger.
About Ballengee Group
Ballengee Group is a full-service sports agency representing athletes from the MLB, NFL, UFC and more. Founded by James and Alex Ballengee in 2014, the main objective is to always do what is best for the customer. Ballengee Group brings together a preeminent lineup of agents, attorneys and business executives who have unparalleled experience in all areas of an athlete’s career, including contract negotiation, marketing deals, relationships public and strategic partnerships. With decades of experience representing world champions and global icons, Ballengee Group offers over 150 years of industry experience.
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