- 'City Rivalry Pack'
- Inspired by storied rivalry between the New York Yankees and their hometown Red Sox
- Made in USA
- Premium suede upper
- Perforated toebox
- Stiched New Balance branding on tongue on heel
- Concepts branding on insole
- ABZORB® cushioning in the midfoot
- Non-marking outsole
- Three extra laces (white, red, olive)
- rusty brown/olive
Modeled after Boston’s ballpark’s infamous 37+ foot left field wall, this New Balance ‘Made in the USA’ 998 also draws inspiration from the brown and sage hues of the red clay commonly seen on baseball diamonds, as well as the green facades seen along Boston’s famous Yawkey Way located just steps from the field.
The upper is done in premium rust red and green suede with a leather lining, a Concepts-branded footbed and custom designed packaging depicting a ballpark-style popcorn box.