Another great year of Major League Baseball is in the books!Â The regular season marathon is over and it’s time for October baseball!Â Have you got your playoffs gear for your team?Â If not, we review the top online retailers who carry Division, Championship, and World Series playoffs apparel, postseason hats and merchandise for the St. Louis Cardinals, Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Atlanta Braves, Oakland A’s, and Los Angeles Dodgers.
Fans Edge Sports – This company has been servicing the needs of online customers for over 15 years and has a proven track record as a safe and reliable sports retailer. They began as a small operation and have built themselves up into one of the industry leaders by providing customers excellent customer service and reliability. One of the great things about Fans Edge Sports is how fast apparel and merchandise is made available during the post season and World Series matchups. The 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates t-shirt shown above in the picture was made available to order within mere minutes of the Pirates “one game” playoff victory over the Cincinnati Reds.Â This company also runs frequent specials and discounts for promotional periods.Â They give customers a reason to keep coming back to find cheap prices and special offers.
Here are some of the store policies that may help you decide if this is the company that you want to do business with to find your team gear :
Return policy – 365 days! Yes, you have a full year to return any product that you are not pleased with.Â Having a return policy like this offers the convenience of buying team gear as gifts for upcoming birthdays and Holidays around the corner.Â T-shirts and hats are a very affordable gift (under 30 dollars) to send to loved ones who love the Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, or Oakland A’s!Â Not only are 2013 MLB playoffs apparel and hats very affordable, they will be a gift that your loved one will surely love and wear again and again.
Sizes available : Playoffs apparel comes in sizes S, M, L, XL, 2X
On site order tracking – Gone are the days when you don’t know when to expect your order.Â You can quickly and easily log in to your customers account to view updated information to find out your order status.Â Find out when your item has shipped and when you can expect it.
Guaranteed satisfaction – If for whatever reason you aren’t pleased with your purchase you can return it for a full refund and you will also receive a “10 dollar fan cash” credit that can be used at any time in the future.
Shipping rates – $4.99 flat rate fee which covers your entire order. Regardless of how many items you add to your cart.Â If your total purchase order exceeds 50 dollars shipping will be FREE!Â If you need your order fast than what standard ground shipping will deliver the shipping fees will be higher.
Expedite shipping options are :
*3 day delivery – $9.99
* 2nd day air – $12.99
* Next day delivery – $19.99
* Next day by noon – $29.95
* Next day delivery if it happens to fall on a Saturday – $35.00
Site security – Fans Edge Sports uses a 128 big encryption technology so you can be rest assured that your shopping experience will be 100% safe and secure.
Shop 2013 MLB Post Season T-Shirts and Hats at Fans Edge.
Sports Fanatics – This is another company that will feature officially licensed 2013 MLB playoffs apparel within minutes after the deciding game has been played.Â They will carry the official hats and t-shirts that you see the players wearing on the field when they are being interviewed after their game.Â They will also carry dozens of other t-shirts, sweatshirts, and hats in various styles. The selection will be significantly higher after the World Series match up but there will also be postseason apparel and hats for each team that has made it into the playoffs.
Sports Fanatics Store Policies
Types of 2013 MLB playoffs apparel available : Adjustable hats, t-shirts, hoodies.
Playoff teams they have apparel for : Pittsburgh Pirates, Tampa Bay Rays, St. Louis Cardinals, Detroit Tigers, Oakland A’s, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Boston Red Sox.
Merchandise available – Playoff plaque and home decor items
Sizes available : S, M, L, XL, 2X
Shipping charges – $4.99 3 day flat rate fee (standard ground shipping). Shipping is FREE on orders that exceed 75 dollars.Â To claim free shipping be sure to use the promotional code “75FS” upon checkout.
Return policy – 365 day return policy – Fans Edge and Sports Fanatics are the only stores that I have found that have a return policy this generous.Â Most stores have a 30 – 60 day return policy.
Order tracking – Yes, you can log in to the customers account that you create when you place your order to view an updated order status 24/7.
International shipping – Yes, they will ship to over 100 countries.
Site security – SSL encryption.Â SSL encryption technology generally comes in 2 strengths.Â It is either 40 bit or 128 bit.Â Sports fanatics uses a 128 bit encryption.Â This is a trillion times stronger than sites that use a 40 bit session.Â This ensures that you shopping experience will be 100 percent safe!
Shop 2013 MLB Playoffs T-Shirts and Hats at Sports Fanatics
Amazon – This company carries a massive selection of team apparel (as well as merchandise, home decor products, memorabilia, collectibles, and more).Â You have likely heard of Amazon and may have even shopped with them.Â If you have previously shopped at Amazon you probably already have a customers account that stores all of your billing information.Â If this is the case, checking out will be a breeze.Â If you are unfamiliar with Amazon, their store policies they are :
Return policy – 30 days.Â This is decidedly shorter than Sports Fanatics or Fans Edge Sports.Â If the 2013 MLB playoffs apparel that you are interested in will be saved for a gift, Fans Edge Sports or Sports Fanatics may be a better option because they employ a 365 day return policy. If the purchase is for you, Amazon would be a great choice.
Order tracking – Yes. You can have order status and tracking information sent to your email or cell phone.Â You can also retrieve this information by logging directly into your customer account located on their website.
Shipping fees – Many orders (over $25.00) will ship for free if they qualify for “Free super saver shipping”.Â If the item you purchase does not qualify there is a $3.99 fee for apparel items with an extra $1.49 for additional items.Â Merchandise items will vary.
International shipping – Yes they ship globally!
Types of MLB postseason apparel available – T-shirts, hoodies, and hats
Sizes available : S, M, L, XL, 2X
Playoff teams available : St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Oakland A’s, Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays
Shop 2013 MLB Playoffs Apparel at Amazon