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WHOOP Announces Findings of Largest Performance Study Ever Conducted in Professional Sports

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WHOOP, the human performance optimization company, today announced the results of a performance study involving minor league players from nine Major League Baseball (MLB) organizations. The landmark study, which was conducted with 230 minor league players from June – November, 2016, was designed to monitor the relationship between physiological status ...

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Early Star’s Career, Untimely Death Recalled In Biography

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Even avid baseball fans are not likely to have heard of Win Mercer. His career–and, sadly, his life–over just before the detente between the National League and upstart American League would lead to the first World Series, Mercer toiled for always losing and mostly dismal Washington teams in seven of ...

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Annual Major League Baseball Topps® All-Star Rookie Team is Revealed

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The Topps® MLB All-Star Rookie Team continues its decades-long tradition by honoring Major League Baseball’s top rookies. Eleven MLB players were named to the Topps All-Star Rookie Team led by three Los Angeles Dodgers: Corey Seager (short stop), who was named National League Rookie of the Year, Kenta Maeda (right-handed ...

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The Topps Company Signs Derek Jeter to an Autographed Trading Card Deal for the First Time in Over a Decade

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The Topps Company, the exclusive trading card partner of Major League Baseball, is excited to announce the signing of former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter to a multi-year autograph trading card deal today. Jeter’s autographs return to Topps products for the first time in over a decade. The addition ...

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Topps Now™ Surpasses 300,000 Cards Sold In First Year

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The Topps Company today announced that their fast-growing on-demand platform TOPPS NOW™ has surpassed 300,000 cards sold thus far, exceeding the expectations of the program and helping to re-engage thousands of fans, especially millennials, with the TOPPS brand and the joys of collecting now in an on-demand environment for the ...

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The Golden Age Of Baseball, Selections From The National Pastime Museum

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Christie’s is honored to present one of the most important and comprehensive collections of baseball memorabilia and photography ever offered at auction with The Golden Age of Baseball, Selections from the National Pastime Museum, a two-day auction on October 19-20 in New York. The sale is the largest collection of ...

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The Unauthorized History Of Baseball In 100-Odd Paintings

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The Skirball Cultural Center announces The Unauthorized History of Baseball in 100-Odd Paintings: The Art of Ben Sakoguchi, an exhibition of canvases by Southern California–based artist Ben Sakoguchi (b. 1938). Known for his singular blend of art, activism, and humor, Sakoguchi has been creating this body of work for more ...

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‘Fastball’ Goes High And Tight

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“What is a film about the fastball?” That’s the question that Jonathan Hock, director of the best sports documentaries you have seen or should see (The Lost Son of Havana, Off the Rez, “30 for 30” shorts “The Best there Never Was,” “Of Miracles and Men,” to name just four) ...

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R.B.I. Baseball 16 Set For Global Console Distribution

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R.B.I. Baseball 16, as developed by MLBAM, will be available on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One on March 29 as a digital download and, for the first time since the popular baseball video game franchise returned three years ago, fans will be able to purchase R.B.I. Baseball ...

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