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A new NFT collection produced by Candy Digital and the Baseball Hall of Fame will showcase some of the game’s greatest players and recreate rare historical artifacts from the baseball Hall.

Through the new partnership, Candy Digital will become the official licensee of digital collectibles for the Baseball Hall of Fame. The new Baseball Legends Series will celebrate baseball history and some of the sport’s biggest stars.

The inaugural NFT collection will be the 2022 Hall of Fame ICON Series, which will feature 30 players enshrined in the Hall of Fame, including such legends as Tom Seaver, Johnny Bench and Ryne Sandberg. 

Ryne Sandberg NFTs from the new Baseball Legends Series.

Ryne Sandberg NFTs from the new Baseball Legends Series.

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Fans will be able to start collecting on Tuesday, Aug. 2 with digital packs available for purchase in two different formats:

• The 2022 Hall of Fame ICON Series 10-ICON Pack will include 1,500 packs containing 10 Hall of Fame ICON Series digital collectibles for $249 each. Each pack is guaranteed to contain at least one ICON that has a rarity of Rare or higher.

• The 2022 Hall of Fame ICON Series 4-ICON Pack will include 5,000 packs that each contain four Hall of Fame ICON Series digital collectibles for $99 each. Each of these packs is guaranteed to contain at least one ICON of the Uncommon rarity or higher. 

Collectors also will have the chance to obtain one of 24 ultra-rare Ken Griffey Jr. digital collectible inserts.

Rare Ken Griffey Jr. NFTs from the Baseball Legends Series.

Rare Ken Griffey Jr. NFTs from the Baseball Legends Series.

“Sharing baseball’s storied history with its passionate fans is core to our mission and digital collectibles provide us with an entirely new way for our fans to learn about the game’s legends and interact with the incredible artifacts from our collection,” National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum President Josh Rawitch said. “We are proud to partner with Candy Digital to bring the 2022 Hall of Fame ICON Series to life.”

Also See: Honoring 2022 Baseball Hall inductee Tony Oliva 

Each of the featured 30 players in the 2022 Hall of Fame Icon Series will have distinct versi

ons and ICON rarities (Core, Uncommon, Rare, Epic and Legendary) for fans to collect and trade. Candy Digital’s digital artists and designers used officially licensed, archival photos and video from Major League Baseball and the museum to celebrate each players’ unique contributions to the sport.

Future digital collections will feature additional Hall of Fame players and historical artifacts from the museum’s archives.

“Baseball has a rich, storied history that creates a deep bond between the sport and its fans. Celebrating the players that have made baseball great has been a key part of our focus since day one,” Candy Digital CEO Scott Lawin said. “We’re thrilled to be launching the Baseball Legends Series to introduce unique digital collectibles that connect the next generation of baseball fans to the history of the sport in exciting new ways.”

In addition to the 2022 Hall of Fame ICON Series, Candy Digital will be introducing the first-ever Hall of Fame Induction Digital Collectible that will be able to be redeemed for free by fans attending this week’s Hall of Fame Weekend events in Cooperstown. This digital collectible will feature the names and pictures of the 2022 inductees, which include Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat, Minnie Miñoso and Tony Oliva, Bud Fowler, Buck O'Neil, and David Ortiz.

Digital collectibles honoring the 2022 inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Digital collectibles honoring the 2022 inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Also See: A look at the career of new Baseball Hall of Famer Jim Kaat

Additional information and updates can be found at www.candy.com/mlb

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