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MLB entering NFT world with iconic Lou Gehrig moment

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To lead off Major League Baseball’s official foray into the world of non-fungible tokens, the league will go way, way back into its history. “When you think about NFTs, there is this concept of it being a fad,” Kenny Gersh, Major League Baseball’s executive vice president of business development, said in a telephone interview. “What […]

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MLB Launches Debut NFT of Lou Gehrig’s ‘Luckiest Man’ Speech

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Major League Baseball (MLB) has launched its first officially licensed non-fungible token (NFT), commemorating Lou Gehrig’s historic “Luckiest Man” speech in 1939. The auction for the NFT commences July 4, the 82nd anniversary of the speech delivered by the Hall of Fame first baseman marking his retirement after being diagnosed with ALS. It will last until 7 […]

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MLB Launches Debut NFT of Lou Gehrig’s ‘Luckiest Man’ Speech

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The auction for the NFT commences July 4, the 82nd anniversary of the speech delivered by the Hall of Fame first baseman. Major League Baseball (MLB) has launched its first officially licensed non-fungible token (NFT), commemorating Lou Gehrig’s historic “Luckiest Man” speech in 1939. The auction for the NFT commences July 4, the 82nd anniversary […]

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NBA, MLB, NFL, And NHL Partner Fanatics Launches NFT Company

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Popular sports merchandise company Fanatics and its executive chairman Michael Rubin have partnered up with Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz and Gary Vaynerchuck, chairman of communications company VaynerX, to launch a non-fungible token (NFT) company Candy Digital. In the fall, Candy will officially launch an online platform where customers will be able to purchase, collect […]

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MLB, Candy unveil Gehrig NFT; auction July 4

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Major League Baseball and Candy Digital, a next-generation digital collectible company, unveiled on Wednesday their first officially licensed NFT, a one-of-one piece of history that commemorates Lou Gehrig’s “Luckiest Man” speech. The digital collectible features video excerpts of the iconic speech and a three-dimensional bust of Gehrig in an iron finish, representing his legacy as baseball’s […]