Officially Licensed Baseball Urns for the Afterlife

Have you spent your life rooting for your favorite team? Soon you'll be to take your team pride to the grave. Starting next season, fans will be able to order a funeral urn decked out with their favorite team's colors and logo. Six clubs are offering team-themed urns. They're licensed by Major League Baseball. The company behind the urns wants to "break into sports." Baseball is just the beginning. This is Morning Edition.

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LINDA WERTHEIMER, host:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer.

Have you spent your life rooting for your favorite team? Soon you'll be able to take your team pride to the grave. Starting next season, fans will be able to order a funeral urn decked out with their favorite team's colors and logo.

Six clubs are offering team-themed urns. No knock-offs here, they're licensed by Major League Baseball. The company behind this wants to break into sports. Baseball is just the beginning.

This is MORNING EDITION.

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