The games have begun, but are you really ready for Major League Baseball season? Probably not. Definitely not until you’ve poured yourself a giant brewski, purchased season tickets, and tattooed Matt Harvey’s stats on your chest. Only then will you be ready. Oh – and you’ll need some team swag for Opening Day.
To get you really ready, here are some top picks for some good items to help you feel – and look – right at home on the Shea Bridge at Citi Field or in the bleachers in the Bronx.
There’s only one thing better than watching the Cubbies start off the 2017 season: watching the Cubbies start off the 2017 season while drinking an ice-cold brewskie from a big ol’ Cubs stein made from actual pieces of German castle. Old-world charm meets the New World (Cubs) Order! ** Note: not actually made from German castle.
Have you ever worn a jacket every day in a row for the rest of your life? Well get ready, bucko, because you can’t call yourself a Yankees fan until you’ve taken this baby out for a spin 365 days a year, 80 years in a row. With bold text on the back and a team logo on the front, this midweight Yankees jacket is your one true love.
Ring ring: it’s your life calling. “Thanks for getting this awesome Red Sox phone case made from durable TPU and silicone,” your life says. “You used to not be cool, but now you have a ton of friends who want to watch the game with you because you’re a true Red Sox fan with great taste and a sweet Galaxy S7.”
This relaxed-fit Giants cap has three very important qualities. 1: It makes you look devilishly attractive in that laid-back, I-sure-do-love-the-Giants kind of way. 2: It’s infused with winning streak juju. 3. It doubles as a popcorn bowl in a pinch.
Ah yes, the ultimate MLB essential: a Samsung TV. And not just any TV, friendo, but the renowned KS9000-Series. Just imagine: 65 inches of pure baseball bliss delivered straight to your living room in high definition and vibrant color. See the sweat beading on Clayton Kershaw’s brow. Watch the splinters flying from Anthony Rizzo’s bat. Buy yourself some peanuts and crackerjacks.