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This amazing story was submitted by one of our fans.  Kristen - thank you for sharing your son's story with us!  He smiles. He splashes. He plays the game with a contagious joy. The 2015 World Series MVP Salvador Perez is a joy to watch on the diamond. He’s also a hero and inspiration to Stetson. When Stetson was born, he would have easily fit in Salvy’s catcher’s mitt. Born at 30 weeks and weighing a mere 2.9 pounds, Stetson had a challenging start to life. Thankfully, Stetson grew strong and flourished. And seemingly from day one, Stetson’s passion for...

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baseball, kids -

"You could be a kid for as long as you want when you play baseball." - Cal Ripken, Jr. When you are a kid the world works in simple ways. Hot dogs come from concessionaires. Ketchup comes from the bottle. Baseball is for having fun… and then getting Slurpees on the way home. Your new shoes make you run faster. Your new glove makes you catch more balls. Off the field, things are pretty simple too. You know who your family is. You know who your teacher is. You know who the President is. And that is it. It all...

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July 4, 1982.  Ronald Reagan was president, “Don’t You Want Me” by The Human League was the number one song in America, and nearly 66,000 baseball fans watched a giant firework display at Mile High Stadium in Denver setting the highest attendance record in MINOR league history. This year things are a little different, Donald Trump is president and Justin Bieber holds the number 1 & 2 songs in America.  But still, millions of Americans will fill baseball stadiums across the country, take their hats off for the National Anthem, and silence themselves until the singer finishes with “the land...

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Photo Credit: Peter Nowacki, USPS Communications It's funny what can happen with a simple 'thank you.'   Last Christmas, I was absolutely slammed with orders.  Several times a week, I filled an entire dolly with Priority Mail packages full of baseball artwork holiday orders.  Side note: what's absolutely amazing about the USPS is that they offer free Priority Mail package pickups....which means my mailman, Donald Shea, was keeping busy to say the least.   I took a minute to publicly thank Mailman Don on social media for his hard work in the bitter cold temperatures of South Dakota and reminded all my followers...

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artwork for charity, baseball art, baseball seams, Nathan Rueckert, original artwork -

This September marks The Baseball Seams Co., LLC’s (BSC) 12 year anniversary of providing unique, hand-crafted artwork to passionate baseball fans across the country.  BSC has had some exciting times since 2001 (see Top 10 Moments story here) and has truly been blessed by your ongoing support and word-of-mouth endorsement of our products.  For that, I wanted to personally say THANK YOU and to also announce a small way BSC is giving back. To commemorate 12 years, BSC will donate $100 from sales of each of the next 12 “America’s Game” matted & framed artworks purchased through our website to a 501(c)(3)...

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