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Sports Cremation Urns - For the Game Lover

By Linda Banks

Cremation urns for sports enthusiasts

Today lifelong sports fans can be memorialized in a sports cremation urn. Especially popular is a necklace urn to hold ashes. Other sports team urn choices include scattering urns, small keepsakes, wooden keepsake boxes, and photo urns.

Consider a Mini Memorial Sport Urn

We all have a picture that comes to mind when we hear the words cremation urn.  My first urn encounter was an antique-looking brass urn sitting on my friend’s mantel.  But today with more people choosing to be cremated, the options and designs of cremation urns has vastly increased.  

A necklace urn in the form of a basketball, baseball, football, or soccer ball is a significant way to cherish the memory of a loved one. And a loved one who was a sports fan. Each of these stainless steel pendants holds a small portion of ashes.

Display Sports Urns

Other options for sports fans include a photograph cremation urn. The urn is designed to display a photograph with a separate compartment for cremation ashes. Pictures of the family at a baseball game, along with a ticket stub or autograph are all possibilities to fit in the frame. 

Display cremation urns with a glass dome hold a baseball caught at a game, one autographed by a player, or one signed by family and friends.

One company designs urns for every major league baseball team and major league football team. The football team cremation urns are made from die-cast metal and painted and designed with each team’s colors and logo. The base of the MLB™ urns is shaped like a home plate.  Major League Baseball has endorsed the company’s baseball memorial products, and each item displays the MLB™ official seal. 

There are also official Major League Baseball burial caskets available for all teams. The exterior is black with wood veneer and the team emblem and MLB™ Batter emblem. The velvet interior has the team emblem, and the MLB™ emblem, too.  The official MLB™ hologram sticker is placed on the bottom of the casket.

Other Sports Urn Options

While traditional metal or ceramic urns are available, our choice of materials and designs is greatly expanded. Interestingly, a golf scattering urn is a popular choice for golf lovers. I’ve heard many stories of people sneaking onto a golf course that was a favorite, and scattering their loved one’s ashes on the 18th hole or at the site of a hole-in-one!

We can choose biodegradable urns that are designed to decompose in water or soil. Perhaps your loved one had a favorite place to fish, swim, canoe or surf. A biodegradable urn for water is a perfect choice.

Gone Fishing Wooden Cremation Urn box is designed to hold ashes. Fishing is a relaxing hobby that many people enjoy and dedicate their lives to.

And for those who grew up going to baseball games or hanging out in a garage listening to a game on the radio with dad, cremation urns designed with the logo of dad’s favorite team are available. Or an engraved wooden keepsake box makes a great place to hold ashes and mementos.

The wide variety of urns designed to reflect a person’s hobbies, passions or favorite sports team provides lots of choices. Sports urns, are just one type of the many themed urns available in today’s market. No matter what our passion or hobby, there are now cremation urns or casket personalized to reflect our interests or those of our loved ones.   

Linda Banks provided extended end-of-life care for her beloved Aunt who was like her mother. When her brother suddenly died, she was instrumental in orchestrating all of the details of his final wishes to be cremated. Linda has been an active blogger for ten years, including blogging about Willie Nelson and his family. Willie told her recently that he reads her blog every day.