Thursday, March 19, 2009


Even if you're not a fan, it's hard to escape the anticipation of baseball season. Fans are gearing up, getting irrelevant spring training game news, and looking forward to scarfing dogs and whatever else the stadium offers up come opening day.

So what gift could you get for the biggest baseball fan you know? Forget tickets; they already have 'em. Just get them a ball. This bizarre object is a baseball, if baseballs came in basic black. Glossy, elegant, and slightly mysterious, this ebonized baseball isn't for play, but for display. Only the Japanese, with their love of the game and their fetish for objects, could have designed it.

Order the glossy sphere at It's definitely not a foul ball.

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