What’s American Made at Baseball Games?

What's American Made at Baseball Games?

I don’t know if it’s the winding down of the NFL season or the dreaming of warmer days, but we’ve been gearing up for some baseball, which led us to wonder – what is American made at baseball games? Chances are opening day is just a few short weeks away in your home state. So, when you walk through those doors and hear the chants for the home team, you’ll now be able to share what’s so American about baseball.

 

MLB Licensed Product Shoot

Baseballs

One would think that the baseball is the item that is most American made at baseball games, right? Unfortunately, no. The MLB’s official baseball is Rawlings, which produces baseballs in Costa Rica. What’s interesting is that the majority of the materials for baseballs are sourced from the USA (baseball cores are imported from the Muscle Shoals Rubber Company in Batesville, MS. The yarn comes from D&T Spinning in Ludlow, BT. The cowhide is imported from Tennessee Tanning in Tullahoma, TN).

From what we could gather, the only major US professional sports team that uses balls made in the USA is the NFL. Read more…

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I've shared that ModCloth is one of my favorite online destinations for adorable American made dresses. The online shop features vintage, retro, and modern fashions at affordable prices. Their mission is to help emerging independent designers by … Read more...

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Handmade products add a special quality to gifts. Handcrafted goods support local artists and communities, are more eco-friendly and ensure fair labor went into the product. Handmade goods like those found on Etsy are unique, display true … Read more...