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They’ve gone from the field to the Hall of Fame and now, to stamps. Joe DiMaggio, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell, and Ted Williams—four players who left an indelible impression on the game—are brought to life forever with the artwork of illustrator Kadir Nelson.

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Play Ball! Great Moments in Major League Baseball® History

You have the cards, the signed baseballs, and the photographs, so add the book that not only captures players and their feats, but also their stats and stamps—all for the love of a national pastime.

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Major League Baseball™ All-Stars Forever® Stamps

Date of issue: July 20, 2012 at Cooperstown NY 13326

Baseball stamps are for collectors—of baseballs and bats, ballcaps and gloves. Four players on four different stamps—art directed by Phil Jordan and illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

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Play Ball! Great Moments in Major League Baseball® History

Play Ball! Great Moments in Major League Baseball® History

The 8 ½″ × 11″, 40-page softbound book includes the vivid paintings of artist Graig Kreindler plus three sets of stamps—Legendary Playing Fields (10), Negro Leagues Baseball (2), and Major League Baseball™ All-Stars (4).

Item Number: 469672

Price: $24.95

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Major League Baseball™ All-Stars

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Pane of 20 Forever® stamps
Item Number: 469640
Price: $9.00
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Block of 10 Forever® stamps
Item Number: 469630
Price: $4.50
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Block of 4 Forever® stamps
Item Number: 469620
Price: $1.80
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Uncut Press Sheet

Six uncut panes of 20 Major League Baseball™ All-Stars Forever® stamps are positioned two across by three down in a 14-½ × 19-⅛- inch format. Each pane contains 20 stamps (without die-cuts or perfing) featuring illustrations of Joe DiMaggio, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell, and Ted Williams— ideal for framing and display in your personal hall of fame!

Item Number: 469684

Price: $54.00

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First Day Covers (Set of 4)

The postmark design shows a silhouette of a player hitting a ball out of the park, and includes the date and location of the stamp issue.

Item Number: 469663

Price: $3.56

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What is a First Day Cover?

First Day Covers (Set of 8)

Each #6-¾ envelope in the set features an affixed Major League Baseball™ All-Stars Forever® stamp with a First Day of Issue postmark. Four First Day Covers include the official Major League Baseball™ All-Stars pictorial postmark (see listing above). The other four First Day Covers honor each player individually, with postmark designs depicting the specific player at bat, along with his name, and date and location of issue.

Item Number: 469669

Price: $7.12

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What is a First Day Cover?

Digital Color Postmark First Day Cover (Set of 4)

The postmark design showcases two crossed bats and a baseball, as well as the stamp name displayed in red and green, baseball-inspired fonts, and the date and location of issue.

Item Number: 469668

Price: $6.40

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What is a Digital Color Postmark First Day Cover?

Digital Color Postmark First Day Cover (Set of 8)

Each #6-¾ envelope in the set features an affixed Major League Baseball™ All-Stars Forever® stamp with an official color postmark. Four First Day Covers include the official Major League Baseball™ All-Stars postmark (see listing above). The other four First Day Covers honor each player individually, and carry postmarks inspired by the boxed stats seen on baseball cards. Each unique postmark design includes a photograph of a specific player, and the date and location of issue.

Item Number: 469679

Price: $12.80

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What is a Digital Color Postmark First Day Cover?

Cancellation Keepsake

A sheet of 20 Major League Baseball™ All-Stars Forever® stamps plus a set of four First Day Covers. Each #6-¾ envelope includes an affixed Major League Baseball™ All-Stars stamp and an official First Day of Issue Digital Color Postmark.

Item Number: 469699

Price: $15.95

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Ceremony Program

The full-color program features the First Day Ceremony agenda and participants on one side, with narrative about legendary players Joe DiMaggio, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell, and Ted Williams on the reverse. Program comes in a 9″ × 6″ envelope with a randomly selected Major League Baseball™ All-Stars Forever® stamp and the official First Day of Issue pictorial cancellation.

Item Number: 469691

Price: $6.95

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What is a Ceremony Program?

USA Philatelic catalogs (Pack of 4)

Do you collect USA Philatelic? Don’t miss this exclusive set featuring the four unique cover designs of the 2012 Quarter 3 issue. Each version showcases a striking image of a legendary player — Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Larry Doby, or Willie Stargell — and includes information about all Major League Baseball™ All-Stars offerings as well as the complete line of stamps, stamp products, and stationery from the U.S. Postal Service.

Item Number: 469687

Price: $4.95

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Glossary

What is a First Day Cover?

A #6 ¾ envelope with an affixed stamp and official postmark showing the date and location of stamp release

What is a Digital Color Postmark First Day Cover?

A #6 ¾ envelope with an affixed stamp and an official color postmark design showing the date and location of stamp release

What is an uncut press sheet?

A press sheet containing multiple panes of stamps not yet trimmed into individual units, with selvage markings denoting production details

What is a Ceremony Program?

A full-color program featuring the schedule of events from a stamp’s First Day Ceremony plus information about the stamp subject, tucked inside a 9″ × 6″ envelope with an affixed stamp and official postmark cancellation.