Baseball fans are a passionate lot.
Whether they’re traveling around the world or around the block to a doubleheader, here are some great gifts that will keep them in the game – and make you feel like you hit a home run.
The Classics Card Case from Fielder’s Choice
Made from actual vintage gloves, this card case/wallet is a dream gift for baseball lovers. Handcrafted by artisan leather workers, each case is unique, proudly bearing the markings of a game well played. It holds credit cards and bills and will be a great conversation piece when you pull it out to buy a couple of cold ones at the stadium. Price: $95
Game-Used Baseball Bat Bottle Opener from Uncommon Goods
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Handmade from authentic bats swung by MLB players, each opener comes gift-boxed with a card telling the story behind the game in which the bat was used. As you crack open a cold one, you’ll imagine hearing the crack of the bat and you’ll be transported back in baseball history. It will make you nostalgic for your own glory days. Price: From $115
Baseball Stitch Nubuck Leather Sandals from Rawlings
Take your love of the game off the field with these great-looking leather sandals, featuring red baseball stitching, that fit like a glove. They’re so lightweight and comfortable, you’ll have a ball in them. Price: $69.99
“Roadside Baseball: The Locations of America’s Baseball Landmarks” by Chris Epting
Get ready for a road trip. This updated and expanded third edition is like a GPS for fans, leading the way to everything baseball from spots seen in classic movies to major and minor league stadiums to new exhibits and sites celebrating America’s favorite pastime. Even if you never leave the couch, you’ll feel like you’ve traveled through around the basis – and the country – with the icons of the sport. Price: $19.95
Clean Up Hats from ‘47
Sports merchandise has been the passion of the D’Angelo brothers ever since they began hawking their wares in front of Fenway Park in, well, ’47. The Clean Up hat is one of their best-selling signature silhouettes, relaxed with a curved adjustable strapback and embroidered with your favorite team logo. It’s a great travel cap, even if you’re just getting in your car and heading to the game. Price: $25
MLB Socks from Stance
Socks, once considered a boring and practical gift, have become highly-coveted, thanks to Stance. This young, vibrant company has turned a basic item into a canvas for self-expression. They’ve partnered with MLB to offer socks showing off your love for your favorite team in creative ways that may have you wearing your pants just a little higher. Why wear your heart on your sleeve when you can wear it on your feet? Price: From $12
MLB Game Used Uniform Wallet from Uncommon Goods
You’ll feel like a member of the team with this fun and functional wallet featuring an interior divider made from a game-used jersey. Officially licensed by MLB, the fabric holds the spirit of the player along with your driver’s license, cash and credit cards. If you’re lucky, it will one day hold as much money as the pro you’re channeling. Price: $160
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