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O'Neil, Mackey, Foster Among Negro League Stars Featured In Strat-O-Matic, NLBM NFT Partnership
Philanthropic Effort As Strat-O-Matic Working Directly With Estates On Digital Collectibles Depicting All-Time Greats; NFTs To Include Images, Voiceover, Unique Strat-O-Matic Card
The NFT offerings will include images or media owned by the NLBM or estates as well as a voiceover discussing the player's career and legacy and their unique Strat-O-Matic game card, playable via Strat-O-Matic's proprietary game technology.
The NLBM will receive 25% of profits from the offering, making it one of the first philanthropic digital collectibles available.
"The Negro Leagues had a profound impact on the advancement of American civil rights and culture." said Adam Richman, Strat-O-Matic C.E.O. "These NFTs will preserve this legacy and celebrate these players, who need to have their stories and contributions to history preserved for future generations."
"The Negro League Baseball Museum is proud to continue its amazing partnership with Strat-O-Matic, which has long been a supporter of the museum and Negro Leagues history," said Bob Kendrick, NLBM President. "The NFT offerings are a creative new way to help fans and collectors celebrate the greatness of these legendary players while supporting our mission."
Strat-O-Matic, based in Glen Head, NY and on the Internet at www.strat-o-
About the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) is the world's only museum dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich history of African-American baseball and its impact on the social advancement of America. The privately funded, 501 c3, not-for-profit organization was established in 1990 and is in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri's Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District. The NLBM operates two blocks from the Paseo YMCA where Andrew "Rube" Foster established the Negro National League in 1920.