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Lou Gehrig Signed Yankees Contract Bidding At $110,000

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The Lou Gehrig Signed New York Yankees Uniform Players Contract from 1925 is the current high bid of $110,000 on the Steiner Auctions “Fall Classic” on-line auction which concludes this Saturday. The first page of the 92-year old artifact reads “ American League of Professional Baseball Clubs Uniform Players Contract” and features the player’s name, ...

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MLB Network’s Offseason Coverage Begins Today

MLB Hot Stove

Following the Houston Astros’ first-ever World Series championship, MLB Network will  shift to its offseason coverage today with the return of the weekday morning show Hot Stove presented by Dove Men+Care at 9:00 a.m. ET, hosted by Matt Vasgersian, Harold Reynolds, Lauren Shehadi and Ken Rosenthal. Monday also marks the first of several ...

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Celestial Baseball Association Signs Director Foster Corder for ‘Old Timers Day’ Film Release

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What if God and the Devil were to draft their own major league baseball teams with the greatest players, living and dead, and the fate of mankind was contingent on whose team won?  The Celestial Baseball Association (CBA) plans to take that storyline and ‘knock it out the park’ with the announcement ...

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National Baseball Card Day August 12 Highlights Growth Of Industry, Innovative Programs

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Let the celebration begin! National Baseball Card Day returns to hobby shops on Saturday, August 12. National Baseball Card Day celebrates a thrilling hobby with all that is fun about baseball. Topps, Major League Baseball, and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) are once again partnering to make National ...

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Ted Williams Documentary Coming To PBS

"American Masters," THIRTEEN's award-winning biography series, explores the lives and creative journeys of America's most enduring artistic and cultural giants. With insight and originality, the series illuminates the extraordinary mosaic of our nation's landscape, heritage and traditions. Watch full episodes and more at http://pbs.org/americanmasters. (PRNewsFoto/WNET)

THIRTEEN’s American Masters series announced a new documentary about Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams, co-produced with Major League Baseball, Albert M. Tapper, David Ortiz‘ Big Papi Productions, and Nick Davis Productions. The film is slated to premiere summer 2018 on PBS in honor of Williams’ centennial (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002). This is the ...

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Glu Launches MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2017 Featuring NL MVP Kris Bryant

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Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play mobile games, today announced the availability of MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2017 on the App Store and Google Play. In partnership with MLB, the Major League Baseball Players Association, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association and ...

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Appel Spins Another Gem With ‘Stengel’

Stengel-Retirement Ceremony

When Charles Dillon “Casey” Stengel was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966, author Marty Appel surmises, he likely “played with or against or managed more” fellow Hall of Famers than any of the then-100+ enshrinees. Having been born before Babe Ruth, started his playing career in ...

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Team Cuba Shutout Gains First Topps Now English/Spanish Card

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Today’s combined shutout by four Team Cuba pitchers marks the first Topps NOW card to be produced in both English and Spanish. Bladimir Banos, Vladimir Garcia, Livan Moinella and Miguel Lahera combined for the 6-0, one-hit win over China in the second game for each team. The four lanzadores are ...

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2017 World Baseball Classic to be broadcast in 182 countries & territories

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Fifty-one media outlets have signed on to broadcast the 2017 World Baseball Classic, which began earlier today in Seoul, South Korea. The fourth installment of the premier international baseball tournament, which features the world’s top 16 National Teams competing over a 17-day span, will be distributed via media platforms in 182 countries ...

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Israel Victory First In Set As Topps Now™ to Feature WBC Greatest Moments Daily

Team Israel Win

Israel’s 10-inning victory over Korea on the first day of the World Baseball Classic™ gets the first Topps Now treatment as Topps, the exclusive trading card partner of Major League Baseball, and the WBC are teaming to bring baseball fans exclusive, tantalizing Topps Now™ cards starting today. Scott Burcham‘s two-out RBI single ...

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