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Topps Issues Fine Art Prints From Popular Project 2020 Cards

Roberto Clemente by Mister Cartoon

Now with more than 80% of its 400-card run issued since it began in March, Topps “Project 2020,” the ambitious effort by 20 commissioned popular artists across the world to re-imagine 20 iconic baseball cards from the past 70 years, moves to a new phase with today’s introduction of Fine ...

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‘Stealing First’ A Quick Read Of A Breadth Of Baseball Stories

Germany Schaefer

A big part of baseball fandom for many of its most fervent followers is it nearly endless trove of stories. And while many are known to more casual fans, the chance to dig a little deeper about less heralded players and feats keeps it interesting for those who have heard ...

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Cubs Take Down Yankees In Strat-O-Matic’s 2020 Baseball Playoff Simulation

Anthony Rizzo (credit Arturo Pardavila III)

It has been more than eight decades since the Cubs and Yankees met in the World Series, but according to the simulation posted today by Strat-O-Matic (www.strat-o-matic.com), the leader in sports simulation games, those two storied franchises will survive three rounds of playoffs and match up for the title next ...

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‘Strat School’ Launches To Help Children Learn Math, Statistics, More While Having Fun Remotely

Strat School Basic 4+6

Mathematics, statistics and probability can be difficult concepts for children to grasp, even in normal teaching settings. With distance and “virtual” learning the norm for many this fall, the challenge of understanding these and other academic disciplines may be even greater. Strat-O-Matic (www.strat-o-matic.com), the leader in sports simulation games, has ...

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Ripken’s ‘Unbreakable’ Streak Honored With TOPPS Card Set

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When Lou Gehrig halted his consecutive game streak at 2130 in May 1939, it was, as his Yankee Stadium monument reads, a record that “…should stand for all time.” The carvers didn’t know that less than 200 miles to the southwest, in Aberdeen, Md., a three year old Cal Ripken lived who would one day sire ...

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Perfect Game Announces the Launch of PERFECTGAME.TV

Perfect Game TV

The world’s largest elite youth baseball and softball platform and scouting service, Perfect Game, announced today the launch of the only streaming network devoted to the sport at the grassroots level, PERFECTGAME.TV. Buoyed by 1,500 annual events (36,000+ games), 475,000 participating players and a website supported by 17 million unique visitors ...

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Dodgers Hall of Fame Broadcaster Vin Scully’s Personal Collection to Highlight Hunt Auctions Annual All-Star Live Auction, Sept. 23

Scully Items

Hunt Auctions will present the personal collection of Hall of Fame member and iconic Dodgers sportscaster Vin Scully within its September 23, Live Internet Auction.  The auction was originally slated to take place live in Los Angeles as part of Hunt Auctions 16th annual MLB All-Star Game auction event but will now ...

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Mets’ Alonso Curates Topps Special Collecible Set Of 50 Cards

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In (the first) Spring Training, Topps met up with 2019 Rookie of the Year Pete Alonso to develop his own curated card set. Today, Alonso’s inspirations hit the collecting scene, as Topps introduces the 50-card series with a decidedly New York feel. Some of the elements selected by Alonso include ...

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Return Of Live Sports, Season Simulations Gives Strat-O-Matic Games A Record Setting Run

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With baseball, basketball, hockey and others back on the fields, courts and ice, and football training camps underway, fans have been able to enjoy live sports that the COVID-19 pandemic has denied them. With hopes high that the delayed seasons can continue through to their conclusions, fans’ enthusiasm for Strat-O-Matic ...

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