Annual Holiday Gift Guide Boasts Options Galore


by: David Driver

This baseball season has come and gone, filled with wonderful memories of classic games, league and tournament championships and personal achievements.

What better way to say thank you to your favorite player and coach this holiday season than by getting them a baseball-themed gift or new piece of equipment? JB helps take the guesswork out of your busy shopping schedule by presenting its annual Holiday Gift Guide.

Like a baseball scout scouring the country for the next “can’s miss prospect,” we’ve spanned the globe in search of the perfect baseball gifts. Below is our holiday checklist sure to make a big impression on every baseball fan.

Happy Holidays!


Company: Mizuno
Product: MBH101 Aerolite Youth Batter’s Helmet
Price: $75
Sizes/Colors: Youth S-XL, Black and White
Ages: 10 and up
What makes this a great holiday gift? The Mizuno Aerolite Batter’s Helmet weighs less than a pound – 10.9 oz. to be exact – but offers unparalleled protection in the batter’s box. Made of a soft, lightweight but protective EPS Core and EVA Foam, the Aerolite Batter’s Helmet absorbs shock while sitting snug on the batter’s head. The helmet meets the standards set by the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE).

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Company: Under Armour
Product: Nitro Boys’ Baseball Sunglasses
Price: $65
Sizes/Colors: One size/Shiny White/Gray with Orange Multiflection
Ages: Youth
What makes this a great holiday gift? Ultra-light ArmourFusion® frames are built from a combination of titanium & Grilamid for superior strength & flexibility. ArmourSight® lens technology delivers up to 20% more undistorted peripheral vision & are up to 10X stronger than ordinary polycarbonate lenses. Multiflection™ lens coating guards against scratches & smudges. Airflow technology keeps you cool & comfortable. Three-Point Grip ensures a comfortable & secure fit. All Under Armour® Performance Eyewear lenses block 100% of UVA, UVB & UVC rays.

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This holiday gift guide appears in the November/December edition of Junior Baseball. To read on, please follow and/or subscribe at this link.