Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig and Jim Thorpe Part of Legends Deal for Panini

Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig and Jim Thorpe Part of Legends Deal for Panini

A new agreement between Panini and CMG Worldwide gives the card manufacturer access to several baseball legends.

Under the agreement, Panini will be able to produce cards of Roy Campanella, Ty Cobb, Jimmie Foxx, Lou Gehrig, Rogers Hornsby, "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, Walter Johnson, Johnny Mize, Thurman Munson, Mel Ott,  Jackie Robinson and Jim Thore. Panini will begin inserting them into products beginning with 2011 Panini Prime Cuts in the spring.

It will be interesting to see if Panini opts for an all-legends product, something Topps hasn't been able to do because of its agreement with MLB and the MLBPA. This deal would certainly give them the roster to do it.

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2011 11 JACKIE ROBINSON TOPPS GYPSY QUEEN GAME BAT
$49.99
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1947 Afro American newspaper JACKIE ROBINSON Rookie of the Year 1st Negro ML BB
$60.00
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Baseball All -Stars Magazine-Mantle, Jackie Robinson,,Musial
$15.00
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Jackie Robinson And Pittsburgh Pirates Chess Pieces By Danbury Mint
$25.49
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Wheaties Collector's Edition Box of Dodger's JACKIE ROBINSON
$35.00
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1952 Topps #312 Jackie Robinson PSA 6 L9262
$3,370.00
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1952 Topps #312 Jackie Robinson GOOD L8773
$755.00
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1956 Topps Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers #30 Baseball Card
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Ryan's collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection. Ryan can be found on Twitter @tradercracks and Google+.

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  1. hope panini can be successful because topps owns the market since UD’s downfall

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