The first two
products Nike introduced to the basketball market were the low-top "Bruin", and the
high-top "Blazer." I remember in late
1976 looking for a some new blue and white sneakers... but I got the
Pro-Keds suede high-tops instead... at least at that
time, I thought the Blazer was "too soft."
is the Blazer Canvas high-top. The canvas version of
the Bruin, which followed later, was called the "All Court"
(and it probably got used on most of them).
produced the Blazer in numerous colors of suede and smooth leather.
Around 2005, Nike made a reissue as the "Blazer Mid." A ruler check found they were "mid" in name only.
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