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What’s an unexpected place to find some of the best baseball-themed gifts in honor of the Phillies playing in the World Series? Philly’s Jewish museum!
The Weitzman’s store on Independence Mall has baseball merch for fans of all ages.
Why? The Museum is known for its Jews-in-baseball content, notably the popular Chasing Dreams special exhibition in 2014. In addition to Hall of Famers like Sandy Koufax, Phillies catcher Garrett Stubbs and GM Sam Fuld are also Jewish! (and so is the Astros’ Alex Bregman)
Here are some ideas if you’re looking for some baseball merchandise!
“Who’s On First” by Abbott and Costello (kids book), $16.95
Mensch Baseball T-Shirt, $37.95
Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American (book), $45
You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! (book), $7.99
Baseball Haggadah (for Passover), $14.95
The store is open daily for in-person shopping. Staff can gift wrap items, include handwritten notes, and ship to addresses throughout the U.S. and Canada. Every purchase supports the Museum.
The museum store is popularly known for thoughtfully curated and unique gifts, Judaica, jewelry, and pop-culture favorites that appeal to Jewish audiences and shoppers of all backgrounds. Many of the items were created or crafted by Jewish artists and makers.
Visit https://shoptheweitzman.org/search?type=product&q=baseball* to learn more.
ABOUT THE WEITZMAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY
Established in 1976, and situated on Philadelphia’s Independence Mall, the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History is the only museum in the nation dedicated exclusively to exploring and interpreting the American Jewish experience. The Weitzman NMAJH presents educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore, and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Its purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to inspire in