Holiday Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for the Sports Fanatic

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Holiday Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for the Sports Fanatic

Best Gifts for the Sports Fanatic

Do you have a sports fanatic to buy for? If so, we’ve got you covered. Here are several gift ideas to get you started. Make sure to check out our complete list of Gift Guides to help with everyone on your list!

Sports Illustrated NFL Quarterback [QB] The Greatest Position in Sports

Sports Illustrated NFL Quarterback: The Greatest Position in Sports: ~ $23

My husband (a huge football fan) would pore over this one – this book examines every aspect of the quarterback position through original essays, archives from Sports Illustrated, and insights from Hall of Fame players along with photographs.

Fanatic Ten Things All Sports Fans Should Do Before They Die

Fanatic: Ten Things All Sports Fans Should Do Before They Die: ~ $5

This book by a Sports Illustrated staffer highlights his personal trips to the top ten sports events over a year – everything from the Kentucky Derby to the Super Bowl and in between. Maybe your sports fan will add a few of these to his/her bucket list. 🙂

Fenway Park Blueprint Print

Ballpark Blueprints: ~ $60

Hardcore baseball fans will l-o-v-e these replica blueprints (recreated from the originals) of historic baseball parks. Choose from Fenway Park, Wrigley Field, Yankee Stadium, and more.

Super Stadium Baseball Game

Super Stadium Baseball Game: ~ $33

Who says sports fanatics have to be adults? This baseball board game is suitable for children 6 years of age and up. It has great reviews and features realistic baseball action for two players.

ESPN 30 for 30 Collector's Set [Blu-ray]

ESPN 30 for 30 Collector’s Set [Blu-ray]: ~ $32

This collector set includes the complete collection of films from the award-winning ESPN 30 for 30 series which highlights the most extraordinary sports stories in the last 30 years.

Any Given Number Who Wore It Best, from 00 to 99

Any Given Number: Who Wore It Best, from 00 to 99: ~ $15

Fans of all sports will be intrigued by this book which picks the best athletes who have worn each particular jersey number from 00 to 99, no matter the sport.

Bobbie Weiner Sports Fan Face Paint Tube

Bobbie Weiner Sports Fan Face Paint Tube: ~ $3

Gear up for the big game at home or at the stadium with ten different colors of face paint. A perfect stocking stuffer!

Charcoal Companion Golf Club 3-Piece Barbecue Tool Set

Charcoal Companion Golf Club 3-Piece Barbecue Tool Set: ~ $26

This 3-piece barbecue tool set makes a great gift for golf fans – the grips are similar to driver grips, the slotted spatula head is shaped like a putter and the tongs are shaped like golf balls.

NBA 2K15 - PlayStation 4

NBA 2K15: ~ $59

The NBA 2K franchise has been nominated for 70 “Game of the Year” Awards and is now out with the latest version. This particular edition was released 10/7/14 – if you want an earlier (and cheaper) version, NBA 2K14 has good reviews and is priced around $27.


Fire TV Stick: ~ $39

Why would a sports fan want a Fire TV Stick? It’s an easy way to enjoy live and on-demand sports along with other streaming channels (Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, etc.). And yes, most sports channels do require a subscription (WatchESPN, NBA Game Time, and more), but this is a quick and easy way to get those services up and running.

The Hall A Celebration of Baseball's Greats In Stories and Images, the Complete Roster of Inductees

The Hall: A Celebration of Baseball’s Greats: In Stories and Images, the Complete Roster of Inductees: ~ $35

Baseball fans will love this comprehensive registry of Hall of Fame inductees complete with plaques, photographs and extended biographies.

Franklin Sports NFL Team Fan Face Mask

Franklin Sports NFL Team Fan Face Mask: ~ $20

Show your team spirit on game day with this NFL Team Fan face mask. Each mask features an elastic headband – all 32 NFL teams are available.

Ticket Stub Diary

Ticket Stub Diary: ~ $11

I love this idea – your sports fanatic can keep his/her ticket stubs all in one place with this handy journal. Lined margins are included to allow him/her to jot down notes about the events, plus the pages are acid-free to keep everything in tip-top shape.

NFL Playoff Standing Board

NFL Playoff/Standing Board: ~ $47

I saw this and literally said out loud, “Hey, that’s pretty cool.” This dry erase board allows you to keep track of your team’s and all other NFL teams’ standings throughout the season and playoffs. 32 team helmet magnets are included so you can move things around, plus it comes with a dry erase pen. Now, to find a place to hang it…

The Official Sports Fanatic's Walmanac 2015 Wall Calendar

The Official Sports Fanatic’s Walmanac 2015 Wall Calendar: ~ $13

This calendar features over 700 pro and collegiate sports events and game dates along with highlights of great moments, milestones and predictions, and more. Lots of sports are included: baseball, football, hockey, baseketball, tennis, golf, horse racing, auto racing, and more.

Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated: ~ $39

Of course, you can always give the gift that keeps on giving throughout the year: Sports Illustrated is sent every week and features action photography and in-depth coverage on a wide variety of sports.

NFL Men's Watch and Wallet Set

NFL Men’s Watch and Wallet Set: ~ $41

Stay classy with this men’s watch and wallet set featuring a scratch-resistant mineral crystal lens, stainless steel case back, and more.

Markwort Patented Deluxe Wide Model Stadium Chair

Markwort Patented Deluxe Wide Model Stadium Chair: ~ $60

No need for your sports fanatic to have an uncomfortable behind – this stadium chair fits virtually any type of wood or metal bleacher and supports up to 400 pounds. A regular size (not deluxe wide) model is available for slightly less, but the reviews I read said this one is more comfortable, even if you don’t need the extra space.

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