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Strat-O-Matic, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum To Launch NFTs Honoring Greats, Partner With Fanaply
Unique Multimedia Offering of Initial Set of Hall of Fame Players Planned for February 2023 Issue; Free NLBM Logo NFT Now Available
Each NFT will feature a short audio commentary on each player's legacy, contribution to baseball and their lasting impact. A photo montage of many never-before-
"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."
With today's announcement, Fanaply, Strat-O-Matic and the NLBM have issued a free NFT that represents a stylized NLBM logo and is now available to all fans at https://fanaply.com/
"Collecting and trading baseball cards has been part of the storied history of America's pastime. We are thrilled to partner with Strat-O-Matic and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to bring their dedicated fan bases an innovative and exciting new way to commemorate the trailblazers of the past," said Danielle Maged, Fanaply's Chief Commercial Officer.
Both the NLBM and the families of the depicted players will receive a portion of the profits from the offering, which may also include a collection of traditional limited edition printed cards.
"The Negro Leagues 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."
Fans can look forward to exciting rewards and experiences tied to participation, including potential opportunities to collect exclusive player NFTs with varying tiers of rarity.