The MLB season has sadly come to an end, which can only mean one thing: the holidays are near! It can be tricky to find the perfect gift for baseball fans, so we’ve removed the guesswork entirely. This baseball gift guide details out 10 options that are sure to be a home run.
Dugout Mug from Dugout Mugs
What captures the true essence of fanship better than enjoying a drink from a real, wooden baseball bat mug? The Dugout Mug is officially licensed by Major League Baseball and can brandish your favorite MLB team or baseball player right on the side. These wooden mugs are double-sealed to ensure great drinkability, accommodate hot or cold drinks, and hold up to 12 ounces of your favorite beverage. If you’re looking for something a little more personal, you’re in luck! These high-quality, laser-engraved bat mugs are fully-customizable and can feature a personal message or custom artwork instead.
Home Plate from Barnwood Sports
Barnwood Sports comes from the creative mind of founder Tim Kuncis, who makes artistic, wooden home plates. Tim has made pieces for the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame, Team USA Baseball, the Roger Maris Family, and could soon make one for the baseball fanatic in your life. After all, there’s no place like home for the holidays.
America at the Seams from Baseball Seams Co.
Baseball Seams Co. takes old, forgotten baseballs that are well past their glory days and breathes new life into them as pieces of artwork. Nathan Rueckert spent nearly two years collecting baseballs from all 50 states and took time to hear the stories behind them. His book, America at the Seams, chronicles those stories and makes the perfect coffee table conversation piece for any baseball lover. In fact— the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown has permanently archived this book in its library! As an added bonus, use code DUGOUT to receive free shipping on your order!
Wined Up from Dugout Mugs
Maybe your favorite baseball fan prefers to enjoy a fine wine while catching the game. Dugout Mug’s mini baseball bat wine glass is the ideal companion to any wine and the ideal gift for any self-identified, baseball-loving sommelier. Customize the glass with their favorite MLB team or personalize it with their name and a message.
The Classic Billfold from Fielder’s Choice Goods
There’s nothing quite like a nice, broken-in ball glove. This bi-fold wallet let’s you keep the comfort of your favorite baseball glove right in your pocket! Fielder’s Choice Goods uses 100% authentic, vintage baseball mitt leather to create a one-of-kind product sure to put you right back in the game.
A Custom Game Bat from Beacon Bats
The true competitor in your life deserves a new baseball bat that will take their game to the next level. Beacon Bats handcrafts their fully-custom game bats at a quality second-to-none. Take your pick of three different exceptional woods, 13 varying colors, and a custom engraving to add a thoughtful touch. You’ll wrap it and gift it, they’ll grip it and rip it!
The HF Fleece Hoodie from Hit Factory Athletics
Keep them cozy this winter with a comfortable, athletic-cut hoodie. Extra fleecing inside makes trips to the batting cage for the offseason grind warmer than ever. Hit Factory’s “Heavy Hitters” logo is featured on the chest to keep priorities in check and remind them to continue perfecting their craft.
You can’t catch a game without cracking open a cold one, and you can’t properly crack open a cold one without the appropriate tool! Dugout Mug’s Cutter is a real baseball cut in half and made a bottle opener. When you're done, stick the magnetic opener on the fridge for easy access later on. The Season Opener is a bottle opener made from the handle of a real wooden baseball bat! Add your favorite MLB team’s logo to complete the experience.
Any Shirt from Obvious Shirts
If your baseball fanatic has a thing for t-shirts, this is the move. Obvious shirts has a way of communicating exactly what you want to say right on the front of an uber-comfortable shirt. Take a look-- you might find one featuring their favorite baseball player!
A “Buzz the Tower” fitted cap from Baseball Lifestyle 101
Baseball Lifestyle 101 represents the essence of what a day-in and day-out baseball fanatic is looking for: an expression of their passion and a common tone that unites all baseball fans. Let them rep their love for the game anywhere in this “Buzz the Tower” fitted baseball hat. On any day, occasion, or season, this stylish cap will look and feel great. Give them the gift of a new favorite hat— for baseball fans, there is truly no better feeling.
Groomsmen gifts are a wonderful way to show your friends how much you care, and they could also be your last chance to bribe them into trashing their most embarrassing speeches. The trouble is, the standard groomsmen cufflinks and bachelor party shirts are overplayed and over-done. So, what do you do if you want a gift that's truly unique?
The simple answer is start with a great theme that everyone loves, like baseball, and work from there. You'd be surprised how many amazing baseball gift ideas you come up with.