Grand Slam New York
New York, NY 10036
Go pro in NY Yankees’ ladies replica Alex Rodriguez home jerseys or sport a sexier look in navy and white sheer burn-out team teeshirts at $29. Grand Slam New York sports a great selection of sized just-for-her tees and replica jerseys of all your favorite players. Shop here and you’ll have no problem telling the world you love the Yankees, Mets or Giants. Sherbert-colored Yankee caps finish off the look. Matching onesies for infants and toddler-sized tees start your little ones off right, too. Is Fido a Yankee fan? Grand Slam has matching doggie duds, too.
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Mets Clubhouse Shops
11 W. 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036
With three locations in the New York area, Mets Clubhouse Shops offer the most extensive selection of authentic Mets apparel for men, women and children that you’ll find anywhere. Fans will love the easy-going and friendly sales staff. In celebration of their 50th anniversary, Mets gear has gone retro this year. Say goodbye to black outline and hello to blue, and look for the 50th anniversary badge on caps and jackets. You can pick up tickets to home games and a full range of Mets souvenirs here, too, all in a wide range of prices. Budget shoppers can also look for deep discounts on last year’s jerseys. And if you love the Mets too much to say goodnight, sleep shorts and pj’s for the feminine set are as cute as David Wright.
Brooklyn Cyclones Team Store
1904 Surf Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11224
brooklyncyclones.comHours: Tues to Sat – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What could be better than spending a day in Coney Island? Grab a Nathan’s hot dog and stroll over to the Cyclones Team Store. Brooklyn’s own minor-leaguers serve up great games all spring and summer long. Cyclones and Mets gear with a Brooklyn edge are available for men, women and children for under $50. Look for the ladies charcoal sunburst tee and rhinestone fusion tees for women and girls. Summer-weight sweats and shorts in pink and blue plus mesh caps will help you keep your cool in the bleachers. Come for the game and stay for the fireworks every Friday night.
The New York Yankees Team Store
Yankee Stadium, 1 E. 161st St.
Bronx, New York 10451
yankees.mlb.comHours: Open on game days two hours before first pitch and one hour after game ends
Find pastels to pinstripes, gossamer-soft, slim-cut tees, jerseys and tanks shout team spirit without compromising your femininity at the New York Yankees Team Store. Baseball hats in a rainbow’s worth of colors plus gear from brands like Majestic and New Era bring a female sensibility to Yankee-licensed replica jerseys, jackets and cropped yoga pants. Look for Nike’s deep-vee slim-fit tee at $30 if you really want to show off those curves. This is the place to find team gear cute enough to catch Jeter’s eye from the bullpen.
The Jets/Giants Team Shop
One MetLife Stadium Drive
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
This friendly store opens-on-demand for folks strolling through the stadium 12 months a year and officially opens for all major football-related events and game days from 9 a.m. until one hour after game ends
Football season will be here before you know it. Color-emitting LED lighting changes the theme of this 10,000-square-foot stadium store from Jets to Giants with the push of a button and will officially re-open this September. The concept shop carries a massive amount of ladies apparel and accessories for both teams that rotates, plus a Reebok section of licensed merchandise. Whether you love Eli Manning’s #10 or Lawrence Taylor’s #56, you’ll find jerseys, hoodies, tees and sweats in various styles and women’s sizes that will keep you looking fan-tastic. Tee shirts are around $30, and jerseys average $60. Throwback jerseys by Mitchell and Ness are big sellers, as is the extensive jewelry collection featuring items like Jets and Giants costume earrings and diamond logo necklaces. The shop is an experience in itself, featuring four gaming stations with NFL-themed video games and a mini-football field in the middle of the store.
Corey Whelan is a freelance writer in New York. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.