Black Baseball Greats Will Now Appear On Forever Stamps

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After the U.S. Postal Service made a recent announcementthat it would honor Joe DiMaggio, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell and Ted Williams collectively on a single sheet of 20 Forever Stamps, there was overwhelming demand from baseball fans for sheets of 20 stamps honoring each player individually. Starting on July 21, you’ll be able to buy a set honoring just your favorite iconic athlete.

“We’ve heard from Indians, Pirates, Red Sox and Yankees fans, and we’re stepping up to the plate to immortalize their revered players individually,” said U.S. Postal Service Stamp Services Manager Stephen Kearney. “We have a limited quantity of individual-player stamp sheets ready to fill all preorders now for shipment on July 21 — with these orders getting top priority,” he added.

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