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Topps Signs Ohtani To Card-Autograph Deal

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Baseball fans looking to collect the rookie cards of Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani won’t have to wait long. The Topps Company, the exclusive trading card partner of Major League Baseball, is proud to announce it has signed Ohtani to a trading card and long-term autograph deal for the upcoming ...

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Film To Remember Early Negro League Star Donaldson

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When fans think of the greatest players in baseball history who were denied the opportunity to play in the majors in the pre-Jackie Robinson era, several notable names come to mind. Josh Gibson, Cool Papa Bell, Oscar Charleston, Buck Leonard and Buck O’Neill, along with Satchel Paige and Monte Irvin, ...

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Topps Creates Global Sports & Entertainment Division

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The Topps Company Inc., a leading creator of confectionery, sports cards and entertainment products, today announced the combination of its North American and International Sports & Entertainment divisions into one Global Sports & Entertainment division. David Leiner, currently the General Manager of North American Sports & Entertainment, has been appointed ...

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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

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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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