Gift Ideas for Baseball History Fans
Here are some gift ideas we've collected. They're all things we know we'd like.
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This is an authentic replica of the 1921 New York Yankee's cap -- exactly as worn by the Babe.
A century of World Series in photos, stories, and statistics, from the Boston Pilgrims vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1903 to the Subway Series of 2000.
AllPosters.com offers small fine art prints like this one (and other baseball posters and prints) framed for about $25 plus $8 shipping. You can also buy only the print itself for much cheaper.
At $150, this DVD set is pricey, but it's a top choice for any baseball history buff. In addition to Ken Burns' original 18 famous hours of documentary, the 10-disc DVD set includes seven hours of extras, including a baseball timeline, key stats up until 1999, and 225 trivia questions,
SI pioneered in-depth sports writing. Now there are dozens of spin-offs and imitators, but nothing beats the original.
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From an Amazon reader: "It's hard not to cry when you hear Lou Gherig's farewell speech, or when the 1980 hockey team beats the Soviets, or 'The Giants win the Pennant! The Giants win the pennant!' This book is good, but the CDs are better, because you can imagine listening to the events for the first time and getting caught up in the excitement. Some are less exciting (can you really have a tense golf moment on radio?), but all are inspirational. I got goosebumps from each one."
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