Looking for a truly unique gift for a baseball fan? Pillbox Bat Co. creates these solid maple bats handpainted with a variety of neat designs. They’re coated with urethane so can actually be played with – though we wouldn’t want to risk a broken bat with our massive arm strength.
Nike goes for the feels with its celebratory spot for the Chicago Cubs and their hard-fought win of the 2016 World Series, a championship 108 years in the making. Congratulations, Chicago. Someday is today.
The Boston Red Sox’s postseason exit was a underwhelming end to David Ortiz’s MLB days. But that’s barely a dent in Big Papi’s long and illustrious career, as evidenced by the thousands of fans who stayed to have one last look at their hero standing on Fenway Park.
Based in Winona, Minnesota, the Pillbox Bat Company makes solid maple baseball bats with hand-painted or hand-burned retro graphics. They’re beautiful enough to display but sturdy enough for casual games.
9″x 9″ relief sculptures of Major League Baseball stadiums laser cut from oak veneer. For now only Wrigley Field, Dodger Stadium, Fenway Park, AT&T Park, Busch Stadium and Kauffman Stadium are available; the rest will be made after the product launches.
In a rare moment of brilliance for the Chicago Cubs, pitcher Jon Lester had to improvise when the baseball got stuck in his glove. He tossed the entire glove and ball to get the man out at first. Naturally, the Cubs went on to lose anyhow.
“Any actor who tells you that he’s not inspired by Bugs Bunny is a liar.” The great Bryan Cranston pretends that he wrote, directed and performed a one-man play about the MLB postseason in this hilarious TBS commercial.
The Jordan brand tips its hat to the New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter, who is playing on his 20th and final season. Watch as fans, teammates, celebrities and even rivals honor one of the greatest players of this generation.
This young Barney Stinson was handed a foul ball at an MLB game. He then hands over a ball to a lady behind him, who was of course very touched by his gesture. We hate to break it to you like this ma’am, but you’ve been punked.
An oldie but a goodie from Freddie Wong, in which he shows off his impressive rapid-fire baseball batting technique. Given who it is in the video, we’re gonna guess it was VFX, not talent or luck, that helped him hit all those balls.
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