The 55 Best Baseball Gifts for 2023 (with Reviews)

The 55 Best Baseball Gifts for 2023 (with Reviews)

With so many baseball fans out there, now is the perfect time to get your loved ones, coaches, teammates or baseball-aficionado friends the best baseball gifts for the holidays. Get your gear from BaseballMonkey, the industry’s most trusted source for your baseball equipment!

Best Gifts for Baseball Players

If you're wondering what to get a ballplayer for his or her birthday, of course you want the best baseball gift that keeps on giving. Maybe that’s high-quality baseball equipment, or their favorite team apparel. For some really cool baseball gifts for players, check out our top picks of baseball gift ideas below!

1. Rawlings Heart of the Hide R2G Series PROR3319-6BC 12.75" Baseball Glove


When it comes to baseball gloves, smooth, high-quality leather that can stand up to play is crucial.

The Rawlings Heart of the Hide Baseball glove provides all this and more. With its deer-tanned cowhide lining, padded thumb sleeve and redesigned heel pad, this is a glove that not only looks good, but performs well. Any player in your life would love this glove.

2. Old Hickory MT27 Mike Trout Pro Custom Baseball Bat


There is perhaps no better gift for baseball players - especially those who consider themselves a purist - than a classic, maple wood bat.

The Old Hickory MT27 is lightweight, comfortable and treated with the same care as bats used by pros like Mike Trout!

3. New Balance 247 Classic Men's Lifestyle Shoes


Whether out on the field for practice or in the heat of 9 innings, the New Balance 247 shoes are one of the best and most versatile gift ideas for baseball players around.

These shoes offer REVlite cushioning for maximum comfort. They even come in a variety of colors to match team colors.

4. Shock Doctor 337 Senior Compression Short w/ Ultra Carbon Flex Cup


Get the gift that protects and allows your ballplayer to make all the plays they're capable of!

Help your player slide through the field, make all the catches and win the game with the Shock Doctor 337 Compression Shorts. Its compression technology helps promote blood flow while offering maximum comfort.

 Best Gifts for Baseball Fans

If you're looking for the best baseball fan gift, look no further than our picks below! Whether you want the baseball lover in your life to rock their favorite team colors, help them decorate their home or you’re searching for that perfect gift for any avid collector, these baseball-themed gifts show just how much you care.

1. Lizard Skins MLB Team 1.1 MM Dura Soft Polymer Bat Wrap


This might just be one of the best all time gift ideas for baseball fans, as it helps in providing grip during training while also promoting a favorite team!

The Lizard Skins Bat Wrap works perfectly to transition to wood bats. For one of our favorite baseball lover gift ideas, get the Lizard Skin Wrap for every wood, composite or aluminum bat in their bag.

2. Rawlings Official MLB Baseball w/Case


The official ball of the MLB - this is one of the best gifts for baseball lovers and collectors alike.

Whether you want to use it to play catch, gift it to a friend hoping to get their favorite player’s signature or simply use it as a display, this gift is truly versatile!

Best Gifts for Baseball Coaches

Shopping for the best baseball coach gifts? Our picks below can help the baseball coach in your life improve training while feeling appreciated. You can even use these baseball coach gifts as great gift ideas for the adult and teen players in your life. 

1. Rawlings HITSTIK Swing Trainer


The Rawlings HITSTIK is sure to help any coach improve their team's ability to hit the ball out of the park.

The wrist strap is perfect for adding additional control. It’s also what makes this one of the best little league coach’s gifts.

2. Rawlings Resistance Ball


This is one of the most useful gifts out there for your favorite baseball coach (and players alike!).

The Rawlings Resistance Ball helps build up arm muscles, is portable and convenient, and even comes with detailed workouts!

3. BaseballMonkey MVP Portable Sock Screen - 7ft. x 7ft.


To help the coach in your life conduct the finest hitting, pitching and fielding drills, the BaseballMonkey MVP Portable Sock Screen is the perfect gift!

From its highly durable steel frame, to its easy assembly, this is a gift for coaches with serious training ahead of them.

4. Franklin MLB Deluxe Rubber Base Set


For a great T-ball coach gift idea, look no further than this Rubber Base Set.

Whether looking to set up in the backyard, for softball or T-ball, the Franklin MLB Deluxe Set can help your coach set up any place, any time! This weather resistant and competition grade set includes home plate and 3 bases for the best game experience and training!

5. ProMounds Full Length Softball Mat with Powerline


The perfect softball coach gift for use inside the gym. 

The non-skid backing and high-quality artificial turf ensure this mat stands up to hours of training. It comes equipped with a regulation pitching rubber and a carrying case too!

Best Baseball Gifts for Her

For the woman ballplayer in your life, get her the best softball or baseball gifts to help her train, win the game and rep her favorite team, wherever she goes! The gift picks below are sure to let your daughter, mother, sister, girlfriend or any lady you know feel appreciated.

1. Nike Pro Women's Tank Top


For all-around comfort during training, the Nike Pro Women's Tank Top is our pick for the best all-around gift for female players! 

The Dri-FIT technology can keep your player warm while allowing breathability and flexibility! This is the perfect gift for everyday training and wear.

2. New Balance Minimus Prevail Women's Training Shoes


Designed with her in mind, the New Balance Minimus Prevail Training Shoes offers support like never before for weight training and more.

These New Balance Training Shoes are 30% lighter than other foam shoes. They have an engineered External TPU Heel Counter for maximum performance on runs.

3. Intensity Premium Mesh Full Button Double Knit Micro Fiber Women's Jersey


Get her the jersey she deserves during her best plays with the Intensity Premiums Mesh Women's Jersey. 

A long scoop tail provides extra coverage on the field. The solid tricot liner provides flexibility and breathability during training. This jersey is one she's sure to love both on and off the field!

4. DeMarini Women's Quarter-Zip Fleece Pullover


True to size, soft and warm, this is the perfect gear for her to wear on those days she's in the crowd and not in the field.

The DeMarini Quarter-Zip Pullover comes in a variety of colors to match the season. Best of all, it has thumb holes and pockets to keep her hands warm on cool days outside!

 Best Baseball Gifts for Christmas

During the holidays, the best Christmas gifts for baseball fans will not only keep them warm, but also help them celebrate their favorite teams from home! These are our top picks for Christmas gifts for baseball fans, players and athletes alike!

1. 100% S3 Matte Black Adult Sunglasses w/ Hiper Blue Multilayer Mirror Lens


When they’re ready to hit the slopes, these matte black sunglasses are the ideal gift. 

With UV protection and water, dirt and oil repellent lenses, the S3 made-in-Italy glasses are the perfect pair to take on a ski trip, day hiking or just out on the town!

2. Rawlings Throwback XL Duffle


This duffle is a great Christmas gift for baseball players and athletes alike!

Rawlings is the trusted brand that all athletes swear by. The Throwback XL duffle bag embodies fine craftsmanship with extra-large storage capacity for all a player’s gear!

4. All-Star SC500 Universal Skull Cap


A must-have for coaches and catchers, the All-Star Universal Skull Cap keeps players’ heads protected from foul balls in the field and in the stands. 

The durable ABS plastic shell is protective and comfortable. As a bonus, it works with virtually every ump and catcher’s masks. 

Best Baseball Gifts for Your Boyfriend/Husband

Looking for the best baseball gifts for him? The gifts below are great for any time of year, whether you're looking for baseball gifts for your boyfriend during the holidays, his birthday or the perfect just-because to show him you care!

1. Nike Dri-FIT Performance Adult Knee Length Socks - 2 Pack


Whether he's working long hours and needs extra comfort, or he’s working on his baseball skills on the field, these are the perfect socks! 

The Dri-FIT technology lifts sweat away from the skin, providing hours of protection against athlete's foot and blisters.

2. New Balance Half Zip Pullover


Casual and available in a variety of colors, this one will be a winter favorite for any man! 

The New Balance Half Zip Pullover provides flexibility, clean lines and a drop tail hem finish to keep your man looking sharp! Its warm fleece and kangaroo pocket will also keep him warm and cozy, on the field and off. 

3. Mizuno G2 Premier Pro Piped Men's Baseball Pants


For the serious baseball player in your life, these pants are the best quality at a low, affordable price point.

The Mizuno G2 Premier Pro Piped Men's Baseball Pants are a perfect fit for even the tallest men. They’re also some of the most durable pants on the market.

Best Youth/T-Ball Player Gifts

For the best youth baseball gifts, choose from our picks below to help even the littlest sluggers train better and get ready for their next big game! These youth and T-ball gift ideas are great for both kids and their parents!

1. All-Star League Series T-Ball Catcher's Kit


Keep your little one protected with the catcher’s kit that has it all. It includes a helmet, chest protector and leg guards.

Build up confidence while protecting your youth player with equipment Certified by SEI to meet NOCSAE protective standards.

2. Franklin Venom 1100 Series (-11) USA T-Ball Bat


For 2022, this USA Baseball League Approved bat embodies the spirit of venom with the best in youth training gear.

Its large sweet spot and full grip make it one of the best baseball gifts for kids in training!

3. Under Armour Plate Icon Boy's Baseball Short Sleeve Shirt


Made with Charged Cotton technology, this is one of the best baseball gifts for 10-year-olds or older to keep them dry and comfortable.

Its 4-way stretch construction helps them move in every direction while playing their best. It’s the ultimate gift of comfort, all game long. 

4. Easton M5 Cage Long Sleeve Boy's Jacket


Keep your little one warm with this lightweight boy's jacket available in a range of colors. 

100% polyester woven body and contrast elastic hem and neck cuffs make this jacket both comfortable and fashionable. It’s sure to be his fave on and off-season jacket.

Best Personalized Baseball Gifts

Start off with a blank, high-quality canvas from our picks below to make the best personalized baseball gifts for kids or adults! From embroidering a team name, or their personal name, these gifts are perfect for making a unique gift for any lover of the game in your life.

1. Rawlings UDFP3 Adult Dugout Fleece Pullover


Get the best of warmth, comfort and versatility with this Rawlings pullover. 

It has space for a logo below the neckline. Its 100% polyester fleece with 2-way stretch makes it one of the best personalized baseball gifts for any player.

2. Champro Cotton 3/4 Sleeve Adult Baseball Shirt


Classic design and breathable cotton makes this the ideal shirt for personalization.

Get your favorite color and size in youth or adults, sized small through XXL.

3. Majestic 684Y Cool Base HD Braided Youth Baseball Jersey


If you're looking for the best baseball team gifts, this braided button front jersey made of performance polyester is breathable and keeps the whole team cool. 

Its solid white coloring and 3/16" flat braid around sleeve ends, neck and front make it cool and highly customizable.

4. Easton M5 Cage Short Sleeve Men's Jacket


Elegant and lightweight, this 100% polyester short sleeve jacket can easily be silk printed with a team logo. 

They’ll wear it to every game, on the sidelines, during training, and take advantage of the internal cell phone pocket to keep belongings safe!

5. Nike Pro Cool Boy's 3/4 Sleeve Baseball Shirt


This is one of the best baseball team gift ideas that can keep the entire team stay cool and comfortable with its polyester and spandex mix! 

The Pro Cool shirt comes in a variety of colors, ensuring your team finds the right one to keep them moving in style on the field!

Best Baseball Gifts for Teens

Our picks below are the best baseball gift ideas for teenage players and fans! From apparel to jerseys, these can be the best baseball gifts for 13-year-olds to 17-year-old teens!

1. Rawlings Perfect Game RYBBSJ350 Sleeveless Youth Jersey


This jersey can fit youth sizes small through extra large. 

The comfortable moisture management material and sleeveless design make this a perfect gift while your teen is out on the field.

2. MonkeySports Loose Fit Senior Training Shorts


This is one of our favorite picks for teenage baseball players, with its compression design fitting throughout the thigh and hip while leaving the knee and calf comfortable. 

These are the perfect loose shorts for teens in training, and they’re exclusive to MonkeySports!

3. ProGuard Valve Top BaseballMonkey Water Bottle


Encourage your teen to stay hydrated during training, practice and games with the help of this ProGuard water bottle.

A slim design combined with a screw top wide neck make this the perfect gift for your teen to enjoy ice cold beverages on the field or in the dugout.

4. All-Star System 7 Axis Pro Intermediate Catcher's Kit - 2020 Model 


Complete with a chest protector, mask and leg straps, this SEI-certified kit keeps your teen protected while out on the field. 

This is a stylish and high-quality choice for teen baseball players 12-16 years old.

Best Baseball Gifts for Kids

For the best Christmas gifts for baseball players and fans, these are our top picks for kids! Shop for training gear or to help your little one cheer on their favorite team!

1. Majestic Therma Base Pro Style Youth Trainer


Keep your teen warm on the field with the Majestic Therma Trainer. 

The 100% Therma Base brushed mesh fleece and polyester backing provide comfort in a variety of colors!

2. Easton M5 Cage Long Sleeve Boy's Jacket


This jacket provides the same lightweight and durable protection as the full-sized men's version on our list. 

The contrast hem, neck and cuffs and 100% polyester woven body will keep your child warm and looking stylish!

3. Louisville Slugger Omaha (-10) USA Baseball Bat - 2020 Model


Get your lil’ slugger their first and favorite baseball bat with this durable Louisville Slugger. 

It comes equipped with an ST7 alloy barrel to get more power on contact. A synthetic leather grip gives your child the most control!

Best End-of-Season Baseball Team Gifts

With the end of baseball season happening in Fall, these gifts come just in time for the chilly weather. They can also be great baseball Christmas gifts for fans and players alike!

1. E-Gift Cards


For one of the best end of season gifts for baseball players, take the guesswork out of the gifting and get them with an E-gift certificate.

They can use it on their favorite BaseballMonkey apparel and equipment!

2. Easton M7 Adult Knit Beanie


This beanie has an embroidered New Era flag for maximum style points.

Gift it during the cooler months as one of the best end of season baseball gifts with its warm design on and off the field!

3. Marucci Blacksmith Men's Batting Gloves - 2022 Model


With the season over, gift these batting gloves to help players resume training and keep warm in the field and at the batting cages, even in the off-season. 

The embroidered goatskin palm and extended leather wrap on the index finger adds an extra layer of protection

4. StringKing Athletic Low Cut Socks


Keep their feet from overheating this winter, whether they're already training for next season or they're just lounging around during the colder months! 

These StringKing socks offer TENCEL fibers to reduce odors and a mesh construction for maximum breathability.

5. Nike Baseball Therma Training Hoodie


For training during the winter, the Nike Men’s Therma Hoodie is the way to go. 

Warm therma fabric and an attached hood keeps players warm inside or outside the home. The kangaroo pocket is perfect for keeping essentials at hand.


This article was originally published on November 11, 2021, and has been updated with new information.