Elena Delle Donne, Diana Taurasi and LeBron James all wearing "Kay Yow" kicks (WNBAE/NBAE/Getty Images)
Elena Delle Donne, Diana Taurasi and LeBron James all wearing “Kay Yow” kicks (WNBAE/NBAE/Getty Images)

October is a great month in the sports world with the baseball postseason, football and hockey regular season and basketball preseason all in one. With people all focused on sports, these professional athletes and their teams can become walking billboards for all types of brands and companies. While we can be cynical at time about corporate sponsorships, one admiral thing to take note of is the fact that many teams and star players will wear pink this month to raise awareness for breast cancer. Whether it is releasing products in pink or wearing pink as an alternate color, companies take it upon themselves to raise awareness or donate to the cause with their products. That is where the sneaker industry ties in because in October, some of the most popular shoes from their signature lines are take on pink colorways for the cause. Here is a look back at some our favorites.