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NY Sports Hall of Fame Relaunches with Historic Content from Comprehensive Digital Archives

The New York Sports Hall of Fame relaunched today with a slate of digital firsts, including bidding on a non-fungible token (NFT) of the speech regarded as the most famous in sports history. The historic 1-of-1 NFT of uncut extant film of the iconic 1939 “Luckiest Man” address by New ...

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Gehrig Career Simulations and ‘What If’ Highlight Strat-O-Matic Celebration Of Lou Gehrig Day

Lou Gehrig Yankee Stadium Retired Number (Wikimedia Commons/wallyg) Strat-O-Matic, the market leader in sports simulation, today released the results of three simulations tied to baseball’s observation of “Lou Gehrig Day” as part of its celebration of the endeavor across the sport. Full details of each simulation are posted at http://www.strat-o-matic.com. ...

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Strat-O-Matic To Celebrate Lou Gehrig Day With Simulations, ALS Association Donation

Lou Gehrig 1927 Strat-O-Matic Card With the recent announcement that baseball will observe “Lou Gehrig Day” annually on June 2, Strat-O-Matic, the market leader in sports simulation, today unveiled its plans to honor the all-time great first baseman whose untimely passing from ALS cut short his legendary career. In addition ...

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Gehrig Bat, ’23 Yankees Hope Plate, Murderers’ Row Photo Highlight SCP Auction

1927 Yankees After being packed away for decades, one of Lou Gehrig’s final game used bats from the 1938 season and possibly during that year’s Fall classic will be offered at auction in March 2021. Derived from the personal collection of Earle Combs and freshly graded and authenticated by PSA/DNA ...

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

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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Lou Gehrig Signed Yankees Contract Bidding At $110,000

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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