12 Mighty Orphans

Last week, partnered with Printed Threads, we had a fantastic opportunity to take part in The 12 Mighty Orphans movie premier, which debuts in select theaters this weekend. Starring Luke Wilson as Coach Rusty Russell, the movie is the true story of the famed football team 'The Might Mites' from Fort Worth, TX.

Watch this video below on the print process of the awesome Allmade tees that Printed Threads created for the event!

12 MIGHTY ORPHANS tells the true story of the Mighty Mites, the football team of a Fort Worth orphanage who, during the Great Depression, went from playing without shoes—or even a football—to playing for the Texas state championships. Over the course of their winning season these underdogs and their resilient spirit became an inspiration to their city, state, and an entire nation in need of a rebound, even catching the attention of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The architect of their success was Rusty Russell, a legendary high school coach who shocked his colleagues by giving up a privileged position so he could teach and coach at an orphanage. Few knew Rusty's secret: that he himself was an orphan. Recognizing that his scrawny players couldn't beat the other teams with brawn, Rusty developed innovative strategies that would come to define modern football.

The movie premieres tomorrow, June 11th. 

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