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Philly sports holiday gift guide with the iron throne, Gritty galore and more!

Philly sports holiday gift guide with the iron throne, Gritty galore and more!

The holiday season is officially in full swing and with the season of giving just a few weeks away, I’m sure you’ve completely finished your shopping right? Ha, I kid, I kid — there’s always a few who wait until the last minute to finish their shopping … or even start for that matter.

Buying anything for those die-hard Philadelphia sports fans in your life seems simple … typically the go-to gifts are jerseys, tickets to an upcoming game and signed memorabilia.

But what do you do if you already crossed those off the list previously and want to get a little creative? It’s time to step outside of the box and go the more non-traditional approach.

Luckily for you, I’ve gathered a few of those non-traditional options for each Philly team to speed up your shopping process.

Let’s get to it!

Sixers

• This optical illusion light seems like the perfect add-on gift for any Sixers fan and the price is pretty reasonable.

• Well, who wouldn’t want a stuffed Joel Embiid? The pictures showcasing the item alone may be enough for you to add it to the cart.

• An absolute classic that any Sixes fan would love to rep:

• Still looking for that big gift for that certain someone? Well, if they’re a Sixers fan and music lover, this may be the way to go.

• Know anyone big on tailgating? Maybe even hosting barbecues in the warmer weather? Well, they’re going to need some form of entertainment, right?

Eagles

• Go birds? Go birds.

• There’s honestly no better way to start your morning … maybe just wait a few more weeks before busting this mug out and the NFC East has been decided.

• A perfect addition to your desk at work. A phone charger and a way to rep your favorite team!

• For that special someone who just loves to grill on game days. This apron is going to be a win in just about every scenario because there’s a pocket specified to hold your beverage of choice.

• Put the biggest Eagles fan you know to the test with this book, filled with 500 questions of Eagles history.

Phillies

• The perfect addition to any fan cave:

• This may be the coolest bottle opener I’ve ever seen.

• Even though I’ve never seen Game of Thrones ... and with the comments on how poor the final season was, I’m not jumping to start it anytime soon. Sue me. Anyways, this Rhys Hoskins bobble head on the iron throne would be perfect for anyone who’s a fan of both!

• Know anyone out of town that may be a little homesick? This may be the perfect gift for them.

• Why buy a plain boring blanket when you can gift this one? Much more fun.

Flyers

• These hoody blankets are perfect for the hockey season and cold winter months. Wear it on the couch to watch the game — heck — bring it to the game and stay warm by the rink. No judging here.

• The older you get, the more exciting it is to get new office supplies. This is a real thing, I swear. And these Travis Konecny chirp pencils? These could be the perfect stocking stuffers!

• Nothing says an unusual gift like a soda can mini-fridge to store your … well, soda cans.

• I mean, who wouldn’t want a Hulk-like looking foam fist that holds a drink?

• The LegendarySportsPrint shop has some great gifts for teams across the four major league sports, but this one of Bobby Clarke and Bernie Parent would be the perfect addition in an office, fan cave or really any room in the house.

(Bonus) Gritty gifts!

It only seemed fair to put these in their own category simply because there are so very many options.

• These prayer candles created for famous icons are absolutely hysterical. But a Gritty one? A must have.

• Who wouldn’t want a streaking Gritty bobble head for their work desk? If anyone’s buying, I’ll take 12.

• And I saved the best gift for last but certainly not least. This one speaks for itself.

Rhys Hoskins stoked for early Zack Wheeler gift from Santa Klentak, Mets fans irate

Rhys Hoskins stoked for early Zack Wheeler gift from Santa Klentak, Mets fans irate

Christmas came early for free-agent pitcher Zack Wheeler in the form of a five-year, $118 million contract from the Philadelphia Phillies.

But Wheeler isn't the only one to celebrate today. His new teammates are also stoked about the addition of a hard-throwing righty to follow Aaron Nola in the rotation.

First baseman Rhys Hoskins took to Twitter to share his excitement about Santa coming early this year.

While Philadelphia seems quite pleased with the move, we thought it only fair to check in with New York Mets fans to see how they felt about their former starter joining a division rival.

They're taking it ... not so well over at the Metsrefugees.com message board. A sampling:

This is the worst possible scenario

lol of course. He's gonna dominate the Mets now.

We deserve this.

And one more **** *** to Brodie and the Wilpons for not signing this man -- who badly wanted to stay here -- to a much cheaper extension a year ago, when they had the chance. I hope he makes them pay for that decision. Sincerely. Best of luck to Zack.

This infuriates me

So things are going well in New York this holiday season, which is nice.

But it's not all sunshine and rainbows in the NL East. The Atlanta Braves got some Cole (Hamels) before Christmas.

Plenty of shopping days remain. Will Matt Klentak and John Middleton really go crazy this year, blow through the luxury tax, and show up to spring training with a new Stephen Strasburg with a red bow on 'em?

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Rhys Hoskins ties the knot with longtime girlfriend Jayme Bermudez on Saturday

Rhys Hoskins ties the knot with longtime girlfriend Jayme Bermudez on Saturday

Make way MLB offseason, it's officially wedding season — at least it is for Rhys Hoskins and long-term girlfriend Jayme Bermudez.

Saturday Nov. 9, the two tied the knot in front of family, friends and loved ones at the Ritz-Carlton in Lake Tahoe.

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11.09.19 Cheers to forever, Mrs. Hoskins 🥂

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It was revealed last week that teammate Scott Kingery was in the wedding party with quite the fun post, but it looks like he changed up his attire for the big day.

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Look at us. Hey, look at us #dropitlikeitshos

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And I'm not going to lie, that #DropItLikeItsHos hashtag is now ranked in the top-five most creative weddings tags I've seen.

Of course a congratulations is in order for the newlyweds but there's still one question remaining ... their dog Rookie was the ring bearer so ... where are those pictures? I'll be waiting simply because ... well, who can pass up a dog in a tux?

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