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by Josh Bach $45.00

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Major League Tie

No matter which team he roots for, this tie is sure to be a hit with the baseball fan in your life. Sketches of demolished ballparks cover this navy silk tie, including Ebbets Field, The Polo Grounds, Connie Mack Stadium, Forbes Field, Crosley Field, and Comiskey Park. Created by New York designer Josh Bach, each design is printed on fine, imported silk and then hand finished. Made in New York City.

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Item ID
10999
Made from
silk
Measurements
57"L x 3.25" W
  • the maker
Josh Bach

Josh Bach

Josh Bach can't turn around in New York City without seeing something that inspires him. He also can't walk a block from his New York City apartment without seeing somebody sporting a necktie.

Stands to reason, then, the designer of witty but classy ties is in the right spot. Bach, who studied architecture at University of Pennsylvania before becoming a bartender-turned-advertising art director, lives in New York's Financial District, where the blur of ties in the morning and evening and almost every other time of day constantly reminds him that people need to lighten up-but do it with style.

"One day I looked down and realized neckties are like blank canvases," said Bach, who was a rare tie-wearing creative at his advertising agency. "The original concept was to do witty and whimsical ties that are wearable." Like the one he conjured using design sketches of now-demolished baseball parks. Or the one that spits out stock quotes from neck to belt. Or, the necktie that's as useful for navigation as it is for fashion: the NYC subway map tie.

"New York is the most dynamic place. It's so saturated with images that aren't anywhere else," he says, recalling his first design, based on a poster he took down from 32nd Street. You can't turn around without seeing something inspiring. There's always an interesting graphic or image or drawing or sign. It's unending."

Bach doesn't just live in the midst of a sea of ties; both his office and apartment are a quick walk from the World Trade Center. From his apartment, Bach heard the commotion following the attack and went to his roof as the events unfolded. He saw images on Sept. 11 he'll never forget, but not ones that are stronger than scenes he's already got of the city, or pictures he's seen since. "New York is an amazing place in the face of tragedies," he says. "The city always comes together. And it's always reinventing itself." collection

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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BASEBALL STADIUMS TIE
 
4.5

(based on 67 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (51)
  • Stylish (34)
  • Matches most suits (29)
  • High quality (5)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Office (46)
  • Travel (21)
  • Formal events (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual dresser (26), Business professional (23), Stylish (19), Budget shopper (10), Conservative (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (48)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Husband (8), Other (4), Father (3)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Birthday (4), Other (4)

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5.0

Great choice!

By 

from Georgetown, KY

About Me Business Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Quality
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Office

    Comments about BASEBALL STADIUMS TIE:

    This was a gift for Father's Day and he loved it! He has worn it already and received positive comments from others who like the tie.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Husband
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Father’s Day

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    Great baseball present

    By 

    from Meriden CT

    About Me Business Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Quality
    • Stylish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Office
      • Travel

      Comments about BASEBALL STADIUMS TIE:

      Very nice tie, and its easy to see what is on it; the prints and labels are very clear and of high quality. I bought this for a business associate who's long term goal is to visit all 30 major league parks, and this is a great gift for anyone who has a similar goal and loves baseball.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Other
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Other

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Cute

      By 

      from Glen Mills, AP

      About Me Business Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Office
        • Travel

        Comments about BASEBALL STADIUMS TIE:

        My husband loved this tie!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Husband
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Anniversary

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Can't Wait for Opening Day

        By 

        from Evanston, IL

        About Me Casual

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Quality
        • Matches Most Suits

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Office

          Comments about BASEBALL STADIUMS TIE:

          My husband loved it!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes, Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Husband
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Birthday

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Very Unique

          By 

          from New Jersey

          About Me Business Professional, Stylish

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Quality
          • Matches Most Suits
          • Stylish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Formal Events
            • Office
            • Travel

            Comments about BASEBALL STADIUMS TIE:

            Our friend loved this tie. It was part of a retirement gift. He is a huge baseball fan and was very happy to receive it. I loved it as well!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Other
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Other

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Great gift for baseball fans!

            By 

            from New York City

            About Me Business Professional, Casual, Stylish

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Quality
            • Matches Most Suits
            • Stylish
            • Unique

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Office

              Comments about BASEBALL STADIUMS TIE:

              It's a great unique gift for baseball lovers!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes, Yes
              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Father
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Christmas or Hanukkah

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Great quality gift

              By 

              from Detroit

              About Me Casual, Stylish

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clever
              • Good Quality
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Fun
                • Office

                Comments about BASEBALL STADIUMS TIE:

                I bought this for my dad for his birthday. He collects memorabilia about the original baseball stadiums. I thought this gift was a very unique find. My dad loved it! The quality of the tie is beautiful.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes, Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Father
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Birthday

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                Great gift for Baseball lover

                By 

                from Marion, IL

                About Me Business Professional, Casual, Stylish

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Quality
                • Matches Most Suits
                • Stylish

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Office
                  • Travel

                  Comments about BASEBALL STADIUMS TIE:

                  Really great grift for the baseball enthusiast who has everything. I gave this to a friend after he did us a huge favor and he truly loved and appreciated it. The ball park sketches look pretty cool and definitely a conversation starter for anyone.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes, Yes
                  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                  • Father
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Other

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect gift for husband!

                  By 

                  from Chicago, IL

                  About Me Business Professional, Casual, Conservative, Stylish

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Quality
                  • Stylish

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Office
                    • Travel

                    Comments about BASEBALL STADIUMS TIE:

                    It's such a unique tie! The print is awesome and it really is quite an attractive tie. It's a great way for him to show he's a baseball fan without having tiny baseballs all over a tie.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes, Yes
                    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                    • Husband
                    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                    • Wedding

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    1.0

                    This stadium tie is awesome

                    By 

                    from Rochester, New York

                    About Me Casual

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Church
                      • Coaching

                      Comments about BASEBALL STADIUMS TIE:

                      This will look nice with two shirts I purchased for church and weddings

                      Service and delivery comments:

                      I ordered the item and the info didn't go through, had to call, made me very nervous

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes, Yes
                      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                      • Husband
                      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                      • Anniversary

                      Comment on this review

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