About Big 5 Sporting Goods
Big 5 was founded in September 1955 by Maurie I. Liff, Harry A. Liff, and Robert W. Miller, father of current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Steven G. Miller. The Company originally operated five stores in downtown Los Angeles, Burbank, Inglewood, Glendale, and San Jose, California under the trade name "Big 5 Stores."
Big 5 Sporting Goods is one of America's top retailers of name brand sporting goods and accessories. As of November 13, 2018, Big 5 had 434 locations spread throughout 11 western states and you can find a convenient location near you using our Store Locator.
Our product mix includes athletic shoes, apparel, and accessories, as well as a broad selection of outdoor and athletic equipment for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting, fishing, tennis, golf, winter and summer recreation, and roller sports.