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Babe Ruth’s ‘Called Shot’ Jersey Steps Up to the Plate at Heritage Auctions in August

Heritage Auctions Babe Ruth’s fifth-inning home run against the Chicago Cubs during Game 3 of the 1932 World Series “has been argued about and debunked and reconsidered and investigated for almost a century,” Joe Posnanski wrote in 2023’s bestselling Why We Love Baseball. The Called Shot, as it’s been known ever ...

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Mantle Game Worn ’68 Jersey Expected to Pull $3MM+ at Heritage Auction

Heritage Auctions Countless offerings among the almost 3,200 available in Heritage’s May 16-18 Spring Sports Catalog Auction could serve as its centerpiece, its highlight — that one thing that belongs in a museum, if not a Hall of Fame. Like, say, the road New York Yankees jersey worn by Mickey Mantle during his ...

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American Association Hires Chris Browne As Vice President-Sponsorships

Chris Browne The American Association of Professional Baseball has named Chris Browne as, Vice President of Sponsorships.  Browne brings more than 30 years of experience in professional sports, including 23 years as an executive in baseball.   In his role, Browne will handle sponsorship services for the league, coordinate sponsor ...

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‘One of the True Grails’: 1951 Mickey Mantle Photograph That Became His Rookie Card Bats Leadoff in Heritage’s Type 1 Photo Event

Heritage Auctions Some 35 years ago, Jack Kramer asked a dear friend a favor: Would she make a scrapbook out of his mementos so he could relive fond memories stashed away and nearly forgotten long ago? The friend happily obliged Kramer, who was a solid right-hander in the majors from ...

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Atlanta at the Top: Strat-O-Matic Simulation Tabs Braves Champions

While their 104-win 2023 season didn’t result in a World Series title, the Atlanta Braves come into 2024 with high hopes of turning their talented young roster into a postseason champion. Strat-O-Matic (@strat-o-matic), the market leader in sports simulation games, has simulated the 2024 baseball campaign, tabbing Atlanta as the ...

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Martinez, Johnson, Gregory-O’Connell to be Honored at 44th Annual Thurman Munson Awards March 14

Tino Martinez Two hard-hitting World Series champions and a Bronx basketball trailblazer enshrined in three Halls of Fame will be honored by AHRC New York City Foundation when they are presented with Thurman Munson Awards at the 44th annual benefit on Thursday night, March 14 at Pier Sixty at Chelsea ...

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SiriusXM Announces 2024 MLB Spring Training Tour

Pexels SiriusXM announced today the details for its annual MLB Network Radio Spring Training Tour, whichwill begin today, February 26, and continue through March 13. SiriusXM’s expert hosts will visit all 30 MLB team camps in 17 days to give listeners a comprehensive preview of every club as they prepare ...

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Strat-O-Matic Opening Day At Glen Head, N.Y. Headquarters A Big Hit For Fans

Strat-O-Matic Opening Day (credit: Dave Columbo) They began lining up at 2 a.m. At least that’s the reported time that the first guest appeared at Strat-O-Matic Headquarters on Railroad Avenue, in the shadow of the Glen Head Long Island Rail Road stop. The first of what grew to more than ...

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MLB, SiriusXM Extend Broadcasting Agreement Through 2028

SiriusXM and Major League Baseball announced today a five-year extension of their broadcasting agreement. SiriusXM has teamed up with MLB to deliver games to fans around the country since 2005, and will continue to air live play-by-play of every regular season and postseason MLB game, as well as select spring ...

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Texas in Five: Strat-O-Matic Simulation Crowns Rangers World Series Champions

Bruce Bochy (Gage Skidmore) The Texas Rangers franchise has never won the World Series, but with Nate Eovaldi earning victories in both of his starts, Jonah Heim hitting .450 for the series, Evan Carter batting .357 and José Leclerc saving all four Rangers wins, Strat-O-Matic (@strat-o-matic), the market leader in ...

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