50 Cool Baseball Gift Ideas

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You’ll have a swing and a hit on your hands with our great guide to fun and unique baseball gifts for the fanatic in your life.

Baseball fans are particularly dedicated sports fanatics. They watch every game, are in the stadiums cheering on opening day, and miss their favorite pastime when it’s not around.

It’s often difficult to know what the fan who has everything still wants or needs for their baseball collection. Don’t worry about three strikes ‒ these high-scoring baseball gift ideas will knock it out of the park and you will find yourself a permanent member of the winning team.


50 Unique Baseball Gift Ideas

Help a winning team score with these 50 baseball gifts for lovers of the game.

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Light Up Baseball

  • Nighttime game Changer

  • $$$$$
  • Practice, Unique, Cool

How cool would it be to play catch in the dark of night? This baseball made for use at night is powered by LED lights that make the authentic baseball glow in the dark. Perfect for night practice or night games, the ball is a lot of fun to throw (just don’t hit it‒this ball is for catching only). A game of catch between a dad and son will never be quite the same again.


Baseball Radar

  • Check Your Speed

  • $$$$$
  • Practice, Coach, Gear

Having a radar to check the speed of pitches and hits is invaluable to any practicing baseball player, whether a child or adult. This baseball radar comes with a tripod and bag and is totally hands-free, so your favorite baseball players won’t have to stop the flow of their practice to record and compare playing speeds.


Mist N’ Sip Bottle

  • Keep Cool On The Mound

  • $$$$$
  • Unique, Cool, Practice

Do double duty for the coach and/or players when they are out on the mound practicing for hours on end. This ingenious water bottle will stay ultra-cool and be nearby to offer them easy hydration. The bottle doubles as a mister and can spray the very same cool water over their face to keep their skin hydrated and cool for the duration of the practice or game.


Baseball Board Game

  • Baseball Game Fun

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Cool, Home

Your baseball fans in training can customize their teams and play the game with their closest friend anywhere. Keep the fun of playing baseball going at home with this easy-to-play baseball game for kids aged 6-15. A great way for kids to better learn the game of baseball as they take turns hitting, pitching, and running to their heart’s content without even dirtying their pants.


Pitching Machine

  • Eager Hitters Get Ready

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Practice, Home

This awesome pitching machine will pitch 7-second pitches to your hitter up to nine times in a sequence. A starter player needs all the help they can get to learn the mechanics of hitting the ball and this machine delivers all the way. While at home, your most treasured little batter can practice for as long as they need to hone their skills and be ready for game day.


Baseball Park Pint Glasses

  • Drink Up To The Ballgame

  • $$$$$
  • Cool, Unique, Memorabilia

Bring your friend’s favorite MLB stadium to the drinking glasses found in their home kitchen or bar. These attractive pint glasses can be customized to feature any MLB stadium’s map etched into the glass in whatever team color they like. The glasses make a special touch to the baseball-related memorabilia of a fanatic you know.


Rawlings Youth Baseball Bat

  • Hit A Home Run, Slugger

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Practice, Gear

Give your own baseball star-in-training his very own Rawlings baseball bat that is crafted for a youth (14 and under) to use. The classic alloy build and design will assist him or her in making the most focused and successful contact with the ball when at the plate. The bat will stay in their life for a long time and could prove to be one of the reasons that they get better and better.


Baseball Electronic Games

  • Bringing Retro Baseball Back

  • $$$$$
  • Unique, Cool, Kids

Whether the baseball enthusiast you know is an adult who fondly remembers handheld baseball games from the 70s or you have a baseball-crazy youth who wants to learn, this cool retro handheld game works just as it used to, but better. Any baseball fan can spend hours filled with good times while playing this simple but addictive game.


Big League Chew

  • A Classic Chew

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Coach, Cool

If you know the coach of a little league baseball team (or a team of adults) who could use a pep rally, this supersized tub of old-fashioned Big League Chew gum will have the team ready, willing, and able in no time. With a count of 80, the tub can travel to and fro from games and keep the good times chewing for a good portion of the baseball season.


Baseball Stand Holder

  • Frame The Winning Ball

  • $$$$$
  • Memorabilia, Home, Unique

A perfect place to keep a baseball that a fan you know once caught at a special game, this set of two mini stands have a height of 5 inches tall. Ideal for home or office, the cute criss-crossing baseball bat design will stand out almost as much as their precious souvenir baseball. The baseball stands come in a set of two so your baseball fan can work on collecting that second special ball.

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Baseball Ice Mold

  • Chilling Out At The Game

  • $$$$$
  • Funny, Home, Cool

You can improve the birthday cheer of your favorite baseball lover with this festive ice mold in the shape of a baseball. The mold will add some game-day fun to any cocktail and stay cold longer in the process. After the party’s over, the mold can even go into extra innings as a candle or soap mold, so your pals can create baseball shapes galore all over their home.


Game Used Baseball Bat Bottle Openers

  • Crack One Open With A Bat

  • $$$$$
  • Memorabilia, Home, Cool

Wow the baseball aficionado you know with a bottle opener crafted from official MLB game-used baseball bats. Each bottle opener comes with the story of the actual game that the bat was used in, which adds a little game time magic to an otherwise everyday item.


Baseball Stadium Table

  • A Stadium In Every Home

  • $$$$$
  • Home, Cool, Unique

Most baseball fans would prefer to be in their home stadium instead of in their boring living room. You may not be able to bring them to the stadium, but go ahead and bring their home stadium to them. This exquisite 3D end table has a detailed sunken replica of a baseball stadium (you can choose one of seven iconic stadium choices), which will keep them home and happy for whole baseball seasons to come.


Personalized Mini Baseball Bat

  • A Bat For All Occasions

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Coach, Personalized

Your #1 baseball fan will use this personalized mini baseball bat for every special event: a celebratory gift for a winning little league team, a thank you gift for a great coach, or a party favor for milestone events like weddings, birthdays, and anniversaries. The bat can be customized to read any name and special message needed and will brighten any social gathering.


Play Catch Dog Toy

  • For Furry Baseball Companion

  • $$$$$
  • Home, Kids, Funny

When getting the perfect baseball gifts for a good friend, don’t forget about their other best friend. They can play catch with their canine pals with this fun squeaky dog toy. The plush toy looks like a catcher’s mitt and baseball and will work as one toy or can be separated into the mitt and the ball for a true game of catch.


Baseball Lollipops

  • Baseballs Are Delicious

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Unique, Cool

Pep up any party for a young baseball team with some world-class, delicious lollipops shaped like baseballs. Whether enjoyed alone or on top of a birthday cake, these fruity pops come in a party size of 12 and will keep the sugar rush going and the baseball game alive for any baseball-loving family event.


Home Plate Plaque

  • A Thanks For Coach

  • $$$$$
  • Coach, Personalized, Memorabilia

Give thanks to your favorite baseball coach with this end-of-season winner. The plaque of home plate allows you to personalize a message for the coach and the white area of home plate proves ideal for a signing session by the entire baseball team. The coach will be able to affix this home plate plaque to the wall and gaze at it anytime he wants to fondly remember his winning (or just hard working) team.


Baseball Card Binder

  • A Perfect Baseball Collection

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Cool, Memorabilia

Present this extensive baseball card binder to some boys who are fanatics-in-training and they will go wild trying to fill the 440 cardholder sheets within this handsome binder. Durable for rough activities and able to keep that precious baseball card collection safe, this binder will stay with the little fans long into adulthood and even more dedicated fandom.


Bat Rack Wall Caddy

  • Organization On Game Day

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Practice, Gear

Help a baseball family or a team keep their gear in line with this durable bat rack that attaches to a wall. The caddy fits up to 21 baseball bats, along with other gear like gloves, bags, and balls. It’s a pre and post-game one-stop shop to keep the gear off of the floor and the team on the winning side.


Baseball Glove Bedside Lamp

  • Catching Fly Balls In The Night

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Home, Cool

Have their favorite sport watch over them while they sleep with this awesome 3D bedside lamp. The lamp lights up in various colors and levels of brightness into a baseball glove catching the ball at the big game. They’ll love the ultimate night light that will fill their dreams with nothing but endless home runs.

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Baseball Greatest Plays Coasters

  • Baseball Stats and Beverages

  • $$$$$
  • Home, Unique, Cool

When you’re at a housewarming party for a friend who lives and breathes baseball, give him something that will keep his home a place for his favorite pastime. This set of four coasters not only feature baseball, but are gorgeously crafted to display memorable winning plays from many great teams. The end result is better than typical baseball gift ideas and will keep those amazing plays alive and well each time they take a drink.


Novelty Baseball Bandages

  • The Healing Power Of Baseball

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Funny, Unique

Next time your little baseball fan slides into home plate with a little too much force, they can seal the wound with a novelty bandage that looks like a baseball. The bandages work as well as any bandages for protecting scrapes, scratches, and burns, only these bandages will keep the baseball fever going even when healing minor wounds.


Baseball Bag

  • Baseball Over The Shoulder

  • $$$$$
  • Cool, Unique, Home

Not just for transporting gear to the game, this well-constructed baseball tote bag is a showstopper for man or woman, professional or fan. The giant baseball design is cute as can be and the canvas bag is roomy enough to go on a baseball-themed shopping spree or just a regular trip to the grocery store. The baseball fan you know will enjoy this addition to their on-the-go lifestyle.


Baseball Bat Drinking Mug

  • Crack Open A Baseball Bat

  • $$$$$
  • Funny, Home, Unique

Fulfill the dream of any baseball lover to drink their morning coffee or game day beer out of a baseball bat. This drinking mug is professionally prepared to hold their favorite beverage safely and do a great job at keeping it warm or cold. The bat makes a cute gift for a husband or boyfriend and works great for large groups watching the game.


Stadium Seat Cufflinks

  • Dress Up And Have A Seat

  • $$$$$
  • Unique, Cool, Memorabilia

Give a piece of their favorite baseball stadium for them to wear around their wrists on a special night. They won’t believe their eyes when you tell them that these handsome silver cufflinks were made from pieces of stadium seats (and from the stadium of their choice). They make a great Valentine’s Day gift and will guarantee a terrific date night out.


Swing Trainer

  • A Training Companion

  • $$$$$
  • Practice, Gear, Unique

When it’s difficult to find someone else to help practice their swing with, this solo swing trainer will blow them away and keep any baseball player busy improving their game. The trainer works as a stationery machine or as a fast-moving one that boosts speed, skill, and focus abilities. They’ll be hitting with the best whenever they feel like it and their practice will be sure to pay off on the field.


Baseball Glove Chair

  • Cradled Like A Glove

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Home, Cool

You’ll stand out at the baby shower of a baseball fanatic when you deliver the world’s most adorable piece of baseball-themed baby furniture. This quirky chair for toddlers is cozy, sturdy, and looks like a baseball glove. It makes a fantastical addition to any child’s room and is meant for kids 12 months and over. They can grow into the sporty embrace of their first baseball gift in the world.


Baseball Rose

  • Bloom Like A Baseball

  • $$$$$
  • Memorabilia, Unique, Cool

Get ready to make the wedding of two baseball lovers even more special by adding these baseball roses to any bouquet or carrying a single baseball rose down the aisle. Made from actual baseballs, the roses are a quirky yet lovable way to add a little baseball to any special day. After all, a rose by any other name would and (some say) should be a baseball.


Baseball Lovers Gift Basket

  • All The Ballgame Treats

  • $$$$$
  • Cool, Unique, Kids

What do you get when you combine all the fun snacks and treats from the best baseball stadiums? You get this unique gift basket chock full of sweet and salty tidbits from salted peanuts, M&M’s, and chips to beef jerky, mustard pretzels, and bubble gum. A book of baseball wisdom rounds out the ample basket of baseball love, a bite at a time.


Glass Baseball

  • A Coach’s Relic

  • $$$$$
  • Coach, Personalized, Home

A thoughtful way to thank the most talented coach you know, this glass baseball keepsake can be personalized with an engraved message. It can sit on his desk like a paperweight or be displayed in the home in any way the coach sees fit. These whimsical baseballs make fine souvenirs from the players who appreciate him the most.

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Vintage Baseball Throw Pillow

  • For The Artistic Baseballer

  • $$$$$
  • Home, Unique, Cool

Add some stylish baseball flair to the home of a fan you love with this impressionist baseball throw pillow. The delicate design takes the baseball and jettisons it into the world of creative home decor. The pillow works for men, women, or kids who love baseball and want to celebrate it in every part of their home.


Interactive Toy Baseball

  • The Smartest Baseball Toy

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Practice, Unique

Nothing could be more fun for little kids learning how to play baseball for the first time than having a sensor-driven baseball toy that interacts with them as they do. This smart baseball toy includes over 40 sound effects that react to movement and action, including music, songs, and phrases like “nice catch!” Kids will adore having positive reinforcement as they learn the baseball skills of a lifetime.


Baseball Equipment Bag

  • Carry It To The Ball Game

  • $$$$$
  • Practice, Gear, Kids

When kids get serious about baseball, they need a bag that can handle everything that the coach throws at them. This total-pro baseball bag is heavy-duty and has compartments for everything from 2 bats, gloves, cleats, helmets, and more. The bag even provides ventilation so their gear won’t enter a room before they do. Their mom will thank you for that one!


DIY Baseball Supplies

  • Create A Baseball Party

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Home, Cool

Help a baseball fan throw the best baseball party around with this complete baseball-themed party supply kit. The DIY kit includes baseball-designed wrappers for drinks, snack bags, treats, and more. Everything from a baseball-loving baby shower to a birthday party for a baseball fan will grow as festive as an extra inning with these fun additions.


Baseball Pop Art

  • Andy Warhol’s Baseball

  • $$$$$
  • Home, Unique, Cool

One of the most creative pieces of baseball art, this pop art celebrating wall print features four colorful versions of a pitcher making a game-winning throw. The vibrancy and joy that the piece exudes will keep baseball on the mind of all guests to a home, while the owner will thank you for bringing a little art into their love of baseball.


Baseball Oreo Cookies

  • The Marriage Of Baseball And Oreos

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Unique, Home

The only way you can make a gift of delicious Oreo cookies better for a baseball fan is to decorate the cookies with baseballs, obviously! This cute 8-pack of baseball themed Oreos works wonders at a kid’s party or as a cheap stocking stuffer for Christmas. These cookies taste just as good as they play.


Baseball Stress Balls

  • Baseball For Stress Relief

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Home, Unique

Watching baseball is a relaxing activity. Stress balls are known for helping with anxiety, so why not combine the two? This set of 12 baseball stress balls will calm everybody down at a kids birthday party or work equally as well for a whole baseball team to use to not only relax, but strengthen their hand muscles and empower their grip. They’ll be ready and steady for the game in no time (and relaxed too).


Baseball Wallet

  • Game Time

  • $$$$$
  • Unique, Cool, Memorabilia

The ideal twist on a classic Father’s Day gift is this baseball wallet that is both attractive and rugged. Its money clip style design also has plenty of room for multiple cards. Next time the dad you know goes to see his favorite team play baseball, he can use this comfortable front-pocket wallet to buy his friends and family all the hot dogs and popcorn they want.


Baseball Bat Wine Rack

  • Wine Rack Hall Of Famer

  • $$$$$
  • Home, Cool, Memorabilia

When the baseball lover in your life is a wine connoisseur, surprise them with the coolest combination of wine and baseball for their home. This rustic wine rack is made from a baseball bat and not just any baseball bat, but one that comes from Cooperstown, NY, where the Baseball Hall of Fame resides. They will love telling guests all about the most awesome baseball‒uh, wine‒gift for the home of a baseball fan.


Baseball Ring Toss Game

  • Play Ball With The Wall

  • $$$$$
  • Home, Practice, Cool

Take a hook and ring toss game, customize it with a baseball diamond, and hang it on a wall in a baseball fan’s home. The game will provide loads of baseball game fun for a family or group of friends, including a special drinking game version for the adult fans in the room. Whoever decides to play, their love of baseball will be reinforced with having some baseball joy in the comfort of home.

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Baseball LED Wall Hanging

  • Baseball Name Plate

  • $$$$$
  • Personalized, Kids, Home

Give a growing child who loves baseball their very own baseball name plate. This wall hanging is a rugged baseball design made of wood and lit up with LED lights personalized to any name. Whatever their mood, the baseball kid you know can change the color behind their name to any color they like. This wall art will prove a fun and meaningful way to bring some baseball into any child’s bedroom.


Baseball Trivia Book

  • Rules Of The Game

  • $$$$$
  • Funny, Coach, Cool

Endless laughs and a lot of knowledge will come to anyone you give this funny baseball trivia book to. The handbook is all about the rules of being an umpire and includes basic situations to more ambiguous ones. They will find out about the best ways to deal with difficult calls and frustrated players and have a great time while doing it.


Rawlings Youth Baseball Glove

  • Catch ‘Em If You Got ‘Em

  • $$$$$
  • Kids, Practice, Gear

This Rawlings baseball glove won’t let them down. Built for a snug and comfortable fit, the youth baseball glove will help them learn to catch properly and serve them well when those occasional fly balls soar over their head. The fit even allows for their hands to grow with age and is ideal for ages 6-12, the time when learning baseball is a rite of passage, so why not learn it right?


Home Plate Doormat

  • Run Home Now

  • $$$$$
  • Home, Personalized, Unique

Help your baseball buddies welcome everyone to their home with this personalized home plate doormat. Totally customizable, this cute doormat looks just like a home plate that reads the family’s name and their establishment year. The whole family will think this doormat is the biggest hit yet and you’ll be sure to be invited back soon.


Baseballs Poster

  • Baseball Realism

  • $$$$$
  • Home, Cool, Unique

When there’s no need to state one’s love of baseball in words, get them this beautiful piece of wall art that displays an extreme close-up of some well-worn, game-played baseballs. The realistic image will impress any true baseball fanatic who appreciates the poetry of the game. Its up-close detail will look wonderful in any home and make it a little more baseball-friendly to all.


Baseball Stadium Blueprint

  • Honor Thy Baseball Stadium

  • $$$$$
  • Home, Memorabilia, Personalized

Going to their favorite baseball stadium to watch a game can be a religious experience to many die-hard baseball fans, so why not bring the stadium to them? This striking stadium blueprint can be customized to whatever home stadium they prefer. Up close, the details of the physical building and history of the place will impart some of the magic both seen and felt when attending a great baseball game.


Baseball Decanter

  • Baseball Bar

  • $$$$$
  • Home, Unique, Cool

Add a little class to the bar of the baseball lover you know with this distinct wine decanter. The crystal decanter not only keeps wine fresh and ready to enjoy but has a baseball stopper that adds some quirky baseball charm to any fine variety of wine. For those who love wine and baseball, this is one of those baseball gift ideas that hit a double home run.


Home Team Baseball Game

  • Home Game

  • $$$$$
  • Home, Unique, Personalized

Keep baseball as old-fashioned a game as it once was with this retro version of baseball. A tabletop game for two players and up to four players, this game will provide a non-tech, fun night of baseball and good times for any group of aficionados to enjoy.


Baseball Cutting Board Gift Basket

  • Play Ball And Slice Cheese

  • $$$$$
  • Home, Unique, Cool

This attractive cutting board is ideal for cheese, meat, and charcuterie. The fact that it is shaped like a baseball makes it all the more special, but the cutting board comes with a flavorful collection of meat, cheese, and snacks to get any baseball fan prepared for an especially delicious game-day viewing. They will love the quality of the bamboo board, the delicious treats, and the deluxe baseball that comes with the whole package.


Baseball Pullover Top

  • Ms. Baseball

  • $$$$$
  • Home, Unique, Cool

A fun and comfy piece of baseball clothing for her, this ladies pullover provides a quality piece of leisurely clothing for any woman who wants to enjoy the game with her baseball fan guy. The shirt is cute and comfy and great for girls who are baseball fans.


Baseball Gift FAQs

What Does Every Baseball Player Need?

Playing baseball is all about the basics. When you have the right gear, you will be set up for success in the game. A baseball glove that fits (“like a glove,” obviously) and a bat that is a good weight for the hitter are great places to start. You might find yourself needing more gear if you are a catcher or want a proper batter’s helmet. Cleats, a protective cup, and a baseball hat are all part of the final uniform, plus a good pair of batting gloves always come in handy for comfort.

What to Get a Kid That Loves Baseball?

Safety is the number one priority for a child who is playing baseball, so a good youth-size baseball helmet is a wonderful place to start. Good cleats will give them traction when running bases and the right kind of bat will get them better at the game. If they find themselves behind the batter, protective gear is very important for a catcher. You can’t assist a child in playing baseball without a well-built glove to keep their hand safe and sound. Once they’re suited up properly, the game is all theirs to enjoy.

What Equipment is Used By a Catcher?

Catcher’s equipment is really a four-piece set: the catcher’s mitt for catching balls, the catcher’s helmet with mask for protecting the face, plus the chest protector and leg guards to keep wayward pitches and knee slides from leaving any permanent bodily memories of the game. A special bag made just for catchers is also a good accessory to have in which to carry all of their unique protective equipment (1).

What Are Great Birthday Gifts for Baseball Lovers?

Baseball is so popular that almost every type of gift comes in a baseball version: clothing, drink accessories, novelty gifts, and more. What both impresses and touches the heart of a true baseball fan are gifts that speak to the meaning and emotion found at the heart of the history of baseball. Giving a piece of art with a baseball stadium blueprint or an everyday object that is made from game-used materials are both easy ways to show the baseball lover in your life how much you care about their favorite sport.

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Maryana Vestic is a Brooklyn-based writer, editor, and food photographer with a background in entertainment Business Affairs. She studied film at NYU, Irish Theatre Studies at Trinity College Dublin, and has an MFA in Creative Writing Nonfiction from The New School. She loves cooking, baking, hiking, and horror films, as well as running a local baking business in Brooklyn with her boyfriend.