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Gift Ideas for Athletes 1

Posted on November 23, 2020 by Justin Ronald

Almost all of us have a friend or family member who loves sports.

Choosing a gift for an athletic friend isn’t like solving a mathematical problem. There are no concrete steps involved in the process and that makes it even more difficult.

We get stuck when it comes to their gifts for birthdays, winning celebrations, weddings, etc.

Are you stuck as well?

If yes, we have fantastic gift ideas for your athletic friend that are inspiring, motivating, hilarious, and memorable ways to show your support for them.

Big-Budget Gift Ideas For Athletes

Bravo! If you have a big-budget.

There are so many grand gift ideas that you can buy for your friend or family member. Here are a few of my favorites.

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Superb Gifts For Sports Fans 0

Posted on December 17, 2018 by John Harris

sports giftsBuying a gift for someone that loves sports? Here are just a few ideas to give you inspirations if you’re stuck for ideas.

Event tickets

When it comes to big gifts, tickets to a game or a sporting event can be a great option. Buying tickets early will allow you to hunt for the best deals on the web. If you’ve got money to spend, you can even look into special tickets such as driver’s lounge access at a race or a box at a sporting event. Meanwhile, if you’re on a budget, you could simply buy a StubHub gift card – this could give the recipient money to spend towards tickets themselves, also giving them the freedom to choose the event.

Football shirt

When it comes to buying for football fans, football shirts are a classic gift. For premium quality, you’re best looking for official football shirts on trusted sites. It’s even possible to buy custom shirts in which you can personalize the person’s name onto the shirt. Make sure you definitely know their size before buying this type of gift. Read the rest of this entry →

  • Vintage Athlete of the Month

    • Hall of Famer Tony Oliva
      July 17, 2022 | 2:15 pm
      Tony Oliva

      After waiting for 45 years after his retirement, the Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month is finally taking his rightful place as a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

      Before injuries cut short his Hall of Fame worthy career, Tony Oliva was one of the best hitters in baseball and combined with Hall of Famers Rod Carew and Harmen Killebrew to make the Minnesota Twins a perennial American League contender during the late 1960s.

      Discovered on the baseball fields of Cuba by a Minnesota Twin scout, Oliva came to the United States in 1961 and within three years the American League Rookie of the Year. There have been many great MLB players from Cuba, including a new generation of stars today, but it is hard to argue that there has been a better player from the island in MLB than Oliva.

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