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Topps/ESPN Card Sets Release Today With 30for30 ‘Once Upon A Time in Queens’ Debut

in a special collaboration with ESPN and ESPN Films, Topps has created the 30-for-30 “Once Upon a Time in Queens” commemorative trading card set. Following the documentary’s scheduled release dates/times (tonight and Wednesday night), this is a four-part trading card set that captures the 1986 New York Mets championship season ...

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HBO To Debut ‘Extra Innings From 9/11’ on HBO Max Sept. 11

Watching the original Nine Innings From Ground Zero on its first broadcast in 2004 on HBO was a chilling experience, the horrors of 9/11 still raw and fresh in the minds of most Americans. For sports fans, the connection between the teams in the regions most affected by the day’s ...

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Voit, Urshela, Conforto, Pudge, Carson, Naeher Earn Munson Honors

Michael Confoto (credit: Arturo Pardavila III from Hoboken, NJ, USA) A star-studded lineup will be honored virtually at the 41st Annual Thurman Munson Awards ceremony to benefit AHRC New York City Foundation on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, and these are the honorees: New York Yankees standouts Luke Voit and Gio Urshela, New York Mets outfielder Michael Conforto, Hall of Famer catcher Pudge Rodriguez, New York ...

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Valentine, White, Leyritz Plus ‘69 Amazin’ Mets Kranepool, Swoboda, Shamsky Free Live Virtual Q&A’s Weds, Thurs

As baseball prepares for its return to Yankee Stadium and Citi Field this month, some of the standouts from years past take the virtual stage when former Mets Subway Series manager Bobby Valentine, currently A.D. at Sacred Heart University, former Yankees hard-hitting outfielder Roy White, Yankees postseason standout Jim Leyritz, ...

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A ‘Catch’ For the Ages

There have been a few books released this year on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets: Wayne Coffey’s outstanding They Said It Couldn’t Be Done, Art Shamsky’s well-received After The Miracle and Rod Gaspar’s less heralded but by all accounts fine Miracle Met among them. ...

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Pivotal ‘85 N.Y. Baseball Season Remembered In New Book

When great New York baseball seasons are recalled, the years 1927, 1961 and 1998 (Yankees), 1954 (Giants), 1955 (Dodgers), 1969 and 1986 (Mets) are among those frequently mentioned. But when it comes to the Yankees and Mets, the first year that both teams were truly first-rate at the same time ...

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Steiner Sports Holiday Gift Credo: “Think Inside The Box!”

Steiner Sports founder Brandon Steiner has a new holiday gift credo which is: “Think inside the box!” The sports collectibles company is offering 11, amazing, 10-item “Ultimate Fan Gift Boxes” for Christmas and Hanukkah gift-giving which are sure to have sports fans wrapped up in enthusiasm: the New York Yankees, ...

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Piazza to Make History Again with TOPPS BUNT Digital Signatures This Weekend

The TOPPS Company and their fast-growing digital platform, TOPPS MLB BUNT today announced that New York Mets Hall of Famer Mike Piazza will make history this Saturday, when he conducts a real time customized digital autograph signing this weekend as part of The Baseball Card Show in Atlantic City, New ...

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Nina Agdal, President Bush, Jimmy Kimmel Among ‘First Pitch’ Topps Cards

Topps today introduced its 2016 Series 2 baseball cards, and some special insert celebrity first pitches are in the set. There are a total of 20, which fans will find in random packs starting in today’s issue, highlighted by model Nina Agdal, boxer Miguel Cotto (Dodgers), late-night host Jimmy Kimmel ...

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