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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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Don C’s Jackie Robinson TOPPS Project 2020 Card Posts On Jackie Robinson Day

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A commemorative TOPPS Project 2020 card celebrating Jackie Robinson Day Friday across MLB posted today at http://topps.com/project2020. Artist Don C’s interpretation of the classic 1952 Topps Robinson card is available through 1 p.m. ET on Sunday. The Robinson card, issued today along with Jacob Rochester’s reimagining of the iconic 1955 ...

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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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American Cornhole League World Championship Cards Launch TOPPS NOW ACL Series

Samantha Finley, Derrick King

Cards depicting eight singles and doubles American Cornhole League (ACL) World Championship winners issued today on the TOPPS NOW® platform captured an exciting weekend of action and helped launch the partnership between the cardmaker’s partnership with ACL. The cards are available for purchase until Tuesday, August 18, at 1 p.m. ...

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Dr. Anthony Fauci TOPPS NOW® First Pitch Card Sells Record Of More Than 51K Copies In 24 Hours

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The toss may have been a “flattened curve” low and outside, but the Topps Company’s TOPPS NOW card depicting Thursday’s Major League Baseball opening night first pitch by Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a leading expert on the current COVID-19 pandemic, ...

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Strat-O-Matic Creates Ultimate Family Rivalry With Father’s Day Series Simulation

Vladimir Guerrero Sr. and Jr., credit: Wikimedia Commons/Google Man (Sr.), and DR. Buddie (Jr.)

For many families, baseball has been an integral part of Father’s Day for years, and although the pros won’t be on the field this Sunday to help dads celebrate with their children, Strat-O-Matic (www.strat-o-matic.com), the market leader in sports simulations, is keeping the tradition alive by playing out a seven-game ...

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Strat-O-Matic 365 Adds League Commissioner Feature For Baseball, Football Online Games

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With live sports still on hold (though hopefully coming back soon!), fantasy leagues have been looking for ways to keep their members together, combining their love of baseball and football with the camaraderie that goes with participating with friends. And for the first time, the popular Baseball 365 and Football ...

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Strat-O-Matic Sim: Astros, Dodgers Lead League Standings; Weaver, Maeda, Soler, Murphy May Awards

Jorge Soler (credit: Keith Allison)

For the second straight month, Jorge Soler of the hanging-in-there (31-29) Kansas City Royals earned American League Player of the Month honors, highlighting the May award winners as Strat-O-Matic’s (www.strat-o-matic.com) simulation of the 2020 baseball season enters June. The Houston Astros (41-19) and Los Angeles Dodgers (40-18) hold the best ...

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Griffey Card By Keith Shore Nears Six Figures As More Than 1,000,000 TOPPS ‘Project 2020’ Cards Sold

1989 Ken Griffey Jr. by Keith Shore; 1969 Nolan Ryan by Joshua Vides (Topps)

As the calendar flips to June, the Topps Company’s “Project 2020” continues its ascent, with fans and collectors showing increased interest in the program, in which 20 commissioned popular artists re-imagine 20 iconic cards from the past 70 years. So far, with 100 cards issued, the total sold is more ...

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Trout, Jeter Lead The Way As TOPPS ‘Project 2020’ Surpasses 232,000 Cards Sold In First Seven Weeks

Mike Trout 2011, by Ben Baller, Derek Jeter 1992 by King Saladeen

As 20 commissioned popular artists across the world continue to re-imagine 20 iconic cards from the past 70 years in the Topps Company’s “Project 2020,” the first numbers are in, and with three Mike Trout cards and three of Derek Jeter among the top seven sellers, more than 232,000 cards ...

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