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Unexpected Top-10 Seller – Babe Ruth With Kids Poster (1924)

August 6, 2010

Now this is what The Babe was all about! Somewhat surprisingly, this has been one of our top-sellers of Summer 2010 – but knowing what we know about the great Babe Ruth, it’s suddenly quite understandable.

Babe Ruth (click here to view our entire Babe Ruth Collection) has always been a National icon and even now, 62 years after his death he is one of the most well know athletes to ever play any sport. The Bambino had a habit of hitting home runs like no one else who came before him, totaling 714 in a 21-year career.

The Babe talking to a group of kids in 1924

But The Babe was known for more than just his on field prowess. After having a very hard childhood of his own, Ruth was always the first to be there for the kids. During the First World War when times were very tough, Ruth went out and bought a whole bunch of shoes and started to give them out to children in the streets of New York City.  Ruth was also known far and wide for never turning down a single child when they asked him for an autograph, sometimes spending hours after a game signing balls and cards.

Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig - 1930

What’s even more amazing than signing autographs for hours after a game is that the Babe was known to on many occasions to go out and play some sandlot ball with the kids.  That is just something you don’t see today, imagine seeing A-Rod out playing a game of ball with the local kids…

The Bambino, circa 1918

Babe Ruth was a great player, great role model and even better person, the game has always been at a loss without him.

Babe Ruth Day at the stadium on June 13, 1948. His final appearance in New York.

Inaugural Game at New Yankee Stadium, Citi Field – Commemorative Posters

April 29, 2009

New York baseball fans, and ballpark afficionados – celebrate a new era! Just in stock today, it’s the official Inaugural Game commemorative prints for the amazing Big Apple billion-dollar baseball meccas, Yankee Stadium and Citi Field. First, it’s New Yankee Stadium Inaugural Game, from April 16, 2009:

New Yankee Stadium 2009 Inaugural Game Official Poster

New Yankee Stadium 2009 Inaugural Game Official Poster

Next, it’s Citi Field Inagural Game, from April 13, 2009:

Citi Field New York Mets Inaugural Game 2009 Official Poster

Citi Field New York Mets Inaugural Game 2009 Official Poster

Each print is available in our exclusive large-format 20″x24″ size for just $39.95, and is complete with official MLB serialized hologram for licensing authenticity.

And, we have historic-first-Home Run 16″x20″ prints for the Yankees and Mets. First, Jorge Posada “First HR at Yankee Stadium”:

Jorge Posada First Home Run at New Yankee Stadium Commemorative Print

Jorge Posada First Home Run at New Yankee Stadium Commemorative Print

Next, it’s David Wright “First Mets HR at Citi Field”:

David Wright First Mets Home Run at Citi Field Commemorative Print

David Wright First Mets Home Run at Citi Field Commemorative Print

Don’t miss your chance at these exclusive prints – they are printed in runs of just 20 at a time, and are often discontinued without notice. Amazing, rare collector’s items for any Yankee or Mets fan!

Valentines Day Posters-Beloved Athletes

February 13, 2009

Yes, it’s true, there’s love in the air! The staff at Sports Poster Warehouse want to wish everyone a happy and fun Valentines Day. With love on all of our minds, we want to recognize some of the most beloved athletes of all time. These athletes were/are the talk of their respective city during their playing career and still/currently have a place in every home town fans’ heart, long after retirement. These special athletes created long lasting memories with their dedication, sacrifice and superb play. Without further adieu, here are some of the most beloved athletes of all time…

Steve Yzerman RAISE THE CUP Poster (2002)

Steve Yzerman led the Wings to three Stanley Cup championships as a player and a 4th as Vice President of Operations. Prior to the 1986-87 season at the age of 21, Yzerman was named captain of the Red Wings and continuously served as captain until his retirement two decades later. Yzerman retired as the longest-serving captain of any team in North American major league sports history. Once voted to be the most popular athlete in Detroit sports history, locals often simply refer to Yzerman as “The Captain.”

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Tim Duncan CLASS Poster

Tim Duncan has spent his entire 12 year career with the San Antonion Spurs. He is a four-time NBA champion, a three-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player, and the current captain of the Spurs. He has also won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award twice, and has been voted into 11 NBA All-Star Games, 11 All-NBA Teams, and 11 All-Defensive Teams.

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Dan Marino CANNON Poster Print

Dan Marino became one of the most prolific quarterbacks in league history, holding or having held almost every major NFL passing record. Despite never being on a Super Bowl-winning team, he is recognized as one of the greatest quarterbacks. Marino spent his entire 17 year career with the Miami Dolphins. He has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and is a legend in South Florida.  

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Derek Jeter BASE HIT CLASSIC Action Poster

Derek Jeter has spent his entire 14 year MLB career with the New York Yankees. He has won the American League Rookie of the Year Award, a Silver Slugger Award, and three Gold Glove Awards. In 2000, he became the only player to win both the All-Star Game MVP Award and the World Series MVP Award in the same year. Jeter has helped the Yankees to several World Series Championships and was named team captain in 2003.

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Doug Gilmour SLAPSHOTS Poster

One of the most popular Toronto Maple Leafs players in history, Doug Gilmour reached the zenith of his career during the 1993 and 1994 postseasons, when he led Toronto to the Stanley Cup Semifinals. He scored 127 points in 1992-93, when the Leafs lost to Wayne Gretzky’s L.A. Kings in the seventh game of the semifinals. He scored another 111 points in 1993-94, when his superhuman effort led to another semifinal appearance against the Vancouver Canucks. Leafs fans will always remember “Killer” for those two magical seasons.

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For these and other great sports posters, visit www.sportsposterwarehouse.com.

Vintage MLB Pennants

January 28, 2009

Two months ago, we here at Sports Poster Warehouse introduced all of you to vintage NHL team pennants. These $11 items were a huge hit, as we have sold out several times over. The same company that produces these has come out with a brand new line of MLB team pennants. These throw-back items are simply amazing!  Featuring the artistic designs from MLB’s Cooperstown Collection, these brilliant pennants commemorate the inaugural season and original logo of 17 historic Major League Baseball franchises.   

Boston Red Sox SINCE 1901 Premium Vintage-Style Pennant

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Chicago Cubs SINCE 1876 Premium Felt Pennant

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New York Yankees SINCE 1903 Premium Felt Pennant

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We also have the Twins, Indians, Pirates, Astros, White Sox, Rangers, Phillies, Tigers, Padres, Dodgers, Brewers, Orioles and Giants.

Part of WinCraft Inc.’s premium pennant series, the amazing retro graphics are printed in full-color on a revolutionary soft-and-durable “Roll-it-and-Go” felt that can be rolled tightly away if necessary, and look just as good when unfurled again.

For these and many other great throw-back and vintage sports items, visit http://www.sportsposterwarehouse.com


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