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Nationals’ Bryce Harper Selects Own Topps Cards Set Dubbed ‘220’ – ‘Second To None’

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For the first time in Topps history, the iconic company has given over the reins to someone else. Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper has created his own Topps baseball card set, featuring top players in the league, his all-time favorites – and even guys with the best hair. Topps X ...

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La Vida Baseball Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month Amidst Record Growth

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La Vida Baseball, the fastest-growing online community for the best in Latino baseball storytelling, will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with record growth and new partnerships beyond expectations from when the digital media company was launched just 18 months ago. Heading into September’s heated pennant races La Vida Baseball – owned ...

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From the Oval Office to the Diamond, Smith Book Tracks the Presidents and Baseball

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There is a famous political cartoon from the 1860 U.S. Presidential election, depicting Abraham Lincoln winning a baseball game against fellow candidates John Bell, Stephen Douglas and John Breckinridge. The Currier & Ives piece uses terminology like “put out,” “strike,” “short stop,” “home run” and “fair ball,” words that would be familiar to voters even then, ...

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LiveU, Babe Ruth League to Broadcast 2018 Cal Ripken Major70 World Series

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Devoted fans can cheer on their favorite youth baseball team competing in the annual Cal Ripken Major70 World Series beginning next weekend thanks to a partnership between The Babe Ruth League and LiveU. The collaboration leverages LiveU’s cutting-edge technology to deliver high-quality live transmissions of 50 games scheduled in St. Louis and Chicago from August 4 – August 11 to regional sports ...

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Fans Can Hold Ruth Bat At Louisville Slugger Museum

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory has a thrilling new experience in its line-up. Guests can now hold a bat that was actually used by Babe Ruth. This incredible opportunity is the museum’s way of celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Ruth signing a contract with Hillerich & Bradsby Co., the makers of Louisville Slugger bats. Ruth signed-up with the company on July 9, 1918, for $100 and a set of H&B golf clubs. (PRNewsfoto/Louisville Slugger Museum & Fac)

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory has a thrilling new experience in its line-up. Starting Monday, July 9, guests can hold a bat that was actually used by Babe Ruth. This extraordinary opportunity is the museum’s way of celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Ruth signing a contract with Hillerich & Bradsby ...

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New York Sports Tours Launches

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Today from historic Keens Steakhouse, New York Sports Tours launched New York City’s only luxury sports tour ride experience — the world’s only known guided tour of sports history that features exclusive documentaries and other original content. Acclaimed sports broadcaster and New York City native Mary Carillo — who narrates ...

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‘The Sandlot’ Returns to U.S. Cinemas for 25th Anniversary July 22 and 24

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Play ball! The legendary baseball comedy “The Sandlot” is back in movie theaters across the country for two days only this July – its first national theatrical run since its original release 25 years ago. The film will play with an exclusive sneak preview of an all-new Fox Sports documentary ...

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MLB Collectible Coins Highlight 30 Teams’ Stars

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Two decades ago, the U.S. Mint began issuing quarters with reverse designs celebrating each of the 50 states. The program was a huge hit, renewing interest in coin collecting and inspiring a series Presidential dollar coins that was not quite as successful but did boost interest in the hobby. Perhaps ...

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2018 Major League Baseball Season Airs Nationwide on SiriusXM

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SiriusXM will again provide the most comprehensive national audio coverage available for the 2018 Major League Baseball season, offering subscribers access to live play-by-play of every regular season and postseason game, as well as 24/7 news, talk and analysis on the exclusive MLB Network Radio channel. MLB programming on SiriusXM, ...

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MLB Network Begins 17 Hours Of Opening Day Coverage March 29 at 9 a.m. ET

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As next Thursday, March 29, will mark the first time since 1968 that every team across Major League Baseball begins their season on the same date, MLB Network will provide 17 hours of live Opening Day coverage beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET, including analysis, breakdowns and highlights of all 30 ...

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