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Jackie Robinson Pro Baseball Contracts To Be Sold At Live Auction By Goldin Auctions

The original Jackie Robinson professional baseball contracts while he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and Montreal Royals, together valued at $36 million, are slated to be sold at a Live Auction on January 31 in New York City. The two items went on sale yesterday during Martin Luther King Jr. Day running until the 100th anniversary of the deceased baseball and civil rights legends birthday. The Sports Techie community blog is honored to share this opportunity with our readers and followers.  The two contracts are to be sold together with the opening bid expected to be $5 million.  The Jackie Robinson Foundation gets ten percent of the sale price...

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Topps Unveils New Platform For Fans To Self-Design MLB and MLS Cards.

Topps Unveils New Platform For Fans To Self-Design MLB and MLS Cards.

Topps New Self-Design MLB And MLS Fan Trading Cards

Topps may have hit a digital home run with their new MLB and MLS trading cards designed to become a fan and collector must-have product. Fans have the online option to design their own custom cards at Topps.com. The Sports Techie blog conducted a Q&A with Jeff Heckman, Brand Manager for Topps, readable below. Topps is merging technology with sports to evolve the sport fan experience by letting customers create customized, authentic looking and professional quality, baseball and soccer, keepsakes and memorabilia that look and feel exactly as you want them to.

Customizable Trading Card- 2015 Topps Series One Baseball.

Customizable Trading Card- 2015 Topps Series One...

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Topps To Offer Tribute Sets For Legendary Card Designer Sy Berger

Topps To Offer Tribute Sets For Legendary Card Designer Sy Berger

Topps Releases Signature Baseball Card Set For Late Designer Sy Berger

Topps Company honored recently passed Sy Berger, visionary designer of the modern day baseball trading card with two special sets available before the start of Major League Baseball 2015 spring training. Berger is known as the father of the every evolving trading cards Industry. His over 5o year tenure at Topps is an enormous achievement but what you may not know is Berger and a co-designer changed the look and feel of baseball cards, most significantly by changing the size, then adding color, stats and even player signatures making him as instant Sports Techie community Hall of Fame member...

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