A special baseball card of one of our MLBbro greats was unveiled in New York City on Saturday. Jackie Robinson can be seen on a large baseball card in the heart of the Big Apple.

 

Rickwood Set Of Baseball Cards: Negro League Greats 

 

FOX Sports and Fanatics Collectibles/Topps came together to create a Rickwood Field set of cards of Negro League greats.

 

“The greats of the Negro Leagues are larger-than-life figures in American history and the history of the great game of baseball and it is only fitting to have a larger-than-life unveiling at the Negro League Baseball Museum,” President of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Bob Kendrick said in a statement back in May.

 

“We would like to thank our friends at FOX Sports, Fanatics Collectibles, and Major League Baseball for keeping the spirit of black baseball alive.”

 

These will be featured in a tour of six cities and the cards are 24 feet by 16 feet and weigh 8,000 pounds. The MLB at Rickwood Field Game is a little under two weeks away and this is a special and creative way to honor those Negro Leagues stars.

 

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Former MLB Player Micah Johnson Designed Cards

 

Former major league player Micah Johnson was the one who designed the cards. The tour will continue through multiple cities, eventually making its way to Rickwood Field in Birmingham, Alabama for the game on June 20, where the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants will match up against each other.

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