For those who prefer to manage or coach in front of the TV or at the beach, Champs Sports H&H; sling rocking chair offers front-row seats. Made of oak for sturdiness, with hardware that’s rust resistant, the cotton canvas seat can show off your favorite major league, NBA or NFL team logo, plus those of select NHL and major college teams.

The chair ($60), which folds for easy transport and storage, is available throughout Orange County at Champs Sports stores.

Play Ball!

A sure hit for Little Leaguers is the blue and white baseball bed, designed by Scott Whittall of Southern Enterprises Inc. in Dallas, and the baseball wall rack by Domestications.


Whittall took to the drawing board because he felt there were not enough good juvenile furnishing selections for boys. The headboard, made of 1 1/2-inch metal tubing, has a baseball inset with vinyl padding, and is available in twin ($60) and full ($70) sizes. Also available is a matching night stand ($60). The solid wood rack, with three pegs for hanging hats and coats, is $20.

The bed is available in stores--call (800) 633-5096 for the nearest dealer--or can be ordered through the Domestications catalogue, (800) 746-2555, where the wood rack is also offered.

Around the Horn

You’ve got all the bases covered when you use borders and wallpapers of the big league teams. If you aspire to other forms of recreation, such as golf, sailing, soccer and tennis, there’s something for you, too.


Village offers paper and borders with the Major League baseball and NFL team logos. The Country Club collection features tennis, sailing, golfing and soccer motifs.

The borders ($20-$22 per single spool) and wallpapers ($19-$22 per single roll) can be found at home decorating centers throughout Orange County.