Brooks Logo – Brooks, Inc. was founded in 1914 by Morris Goldenberg and is a company that produces footwear and athletic apparel for high performance. Brooks originally produced bathing shoes in 1917 before moving to sports by producing baseball shoes in 1920 and soccer shoes in the 1930s. In 1979, the world champion Pittsburgh Pirates, wore shoes Brooks. In 1984 quarterback Dan Marino, wearing Brooks running shoes.
The name was selected by Brooks Morris Goldenberg. Brooks Sports, Inc. is headquartered in Bothell, Washington, United States. Brooks was acquired by Russell Corporation in late 2004. On August 2, 2006 Russell officially announced its sale to Berkshire Hathaway.