Baseball and Christmas
Christmas for me is the perfect time to buy the kids some baseball stuff, and what else would I be asking Santa for? We all made out pretty well last week and have had the chance to play with our stuff. The kids got a new batting tee and a hitting tool, so as soon as the snow is gone, we’ll be putting those to use (if not sooner in the gym). I got a ‘Pride of the Yankees‘ and a coaching DVD from the kids, and they got the third installment of the ‘Sandlot’ series. I also got some Under Armour baseball gear!
Lily got a couple of shirts, a LSSU Softball shirt and an Under Armour softball shirt. She also got a new softball for us to play catch with. She got a new bat just before Christmas, because she needed it for her clinics.
Trevor made out like a bandit. He happy and surprised to get his new Cubs jersey. He also got a couple of t-shirts, a Battle Creek Bombers and Michigan State baseball one. He also got a new ball glove, an Easton that fits him great. Like a good dad, I already had it treated an oiled and ready to go!
Brian’s favorite mascot is the Whitecaps’ Crash the River Rascal, so he got a pillow pet and plush of him. He also got a Crash puzzle we’ve been having fun with. A Scooby-Doo baseball pillow case closed the deal for him, though. No problems getting him to go to sleep, now.
The gift I’m most proud of, is the one I got for my Dad. I found a game work Michigan Battle Cats jacket that he loves. He’s from Battle Creek, and it reminds him of my grandpa, and they used to watch Battle Cat game together many times before he passed. I hope everyone has as much fun over the holidays that we are, and a Happy New Year, too!
Looks like a perfect Christmas. Best wishes to you and your family in 2013!
Thank you, Shannon! Best wishes to you and your family, too.
Looks like your family had a good Christmas!!
Thanks, Alicia, we did. Hope you had a great one, too.
They are all wonderful Christmas presents!! I love the movie Pride of the Yankees. I also recomend for the kids “The Perfect Game” Not sure if you all have seen it about the 1957 kids from Monterey, Mexico winning the Little League World Series against all odds. I hope some day the kids will watch It’s a Wonderful Life” It is one of my favorite Christmas movies.
Happy New Year and thank you for being #5 in my top commenters! -Emma
Thank you, Emma. Yes, we’ve seen ‘The Perfect Game’, and it’s a really good movie, too. Happy New Year to you, too, and thank you for all of the nice comments!
Baseball and Christmas presents go together do well. I think it’s that it is almost directly half-way through the offseason. So getting that “whatever” thing will help remind you that there is hope for you to make it through the winter and to the next baseball season.
I agree, Mateo. Especially for us ‘up north’ here in the midwest. Happy New Year!
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