Willie Stargell 01 Starting LineUp2 Cooperstown Figure
LIQUIDATION OF PERSONAL COLLECTION--SELLING EVERYTHING--TRYING TO LIST EVERYDAY SO KEEP ME IN YOUR FAVORITES FOR THE GREAT DEALSUp for sale is a brand new, factory-sealed sports action figure,see photos for condition: ~ WILLIE STARGELL 2001 STARTING LINEUP2 COOPERSTOWN COLLECTION FIGURE ~ MANUFACTURER: Kenner/Hasbro BRAND: Starting Lineup2 (SLU) TYPE: Baseball-MLB TEAM: Pittsburg Pirates JERSEY #: 39 YEAR: 2001 VARIANT: Cooperstown Collection with L.E. Hologram Trading Card This set is near-mint on card (meaning it is still on its original store display card in its original packaging, never opened, with no fading, no corner nubs on the hanging card, no creases or bends, no bubble damage). I purchased the set new and have stored it since purchased. It has never been displayed.
SLU brand sports sports cards, figurines and toy figurine sets are no longer in production. The Starting Lineup action figures were produced for a little over a ten-year period (1988 to 2001), first by Kenner and later by Hasbro. The toy line of sports action figures was conceived of by Pat McInally, a former professional American football player with the Cincinnati Bengals. The figures included sports stars from baseball, football, basketball, hockey; boxing, track & field, skating, soccer, and golf. During the 1988-2001 time period, the figures were very popular. When Hasbro shut down its Cincinnati operations in 2001, 53 years of Kenner history came to a close.
In the 2001 Starting Lineup baseball series (the last baseball player series Hasbro would make) Starting Lineup made some changes in its figures. The 2001 series, christened Starting Lineup2, had larger figures than their previous series and the figures were created in greater detail. These moves were made to compete with the emerging Todd McFarlane sports figure line that had come on the market.
The figure set comes from a pet-free, smoke-free, home. While created as toys for children, these sports figures are of interest to many adult fans and collectors.UNOPENED PACKAGE Start collecting today! Collect top players from top teams; put together the team of your dreams from the very best in the MLB. Seller accepts Paypal only for this auction. Payment is required within three days of auctions end. (box-139) THEY WILL MAKE GREAT GIFTS TOO.... Willie Stargell From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Willie Stargell
Left fielder / First baseman Born: March 6, 1940 (1940-03-06 )
Earlsboro, Oklahoma Died: April 9, 2001 (aged 61)
Wilmington, North Carolina Batted: Left Threw: Left MLB debut September 16, 1962 for the Pittsburgh Pirates Last MLB appearance October 3, 1982 for the Pittsburgh Pirates Career statistics Batting average .282 Home runs 475 Runs batted in 1,540 Teams Pittsburgh Pirates ( 1962 – 1982 ) Career highlights and awards 7× All-Star selection ( 1964 , 1965 , 1966 , 1971 , 1972 , 1973 , 1978 ) 2× World Series champion ( 1971 , 1979 ) 1979 NL MVP 1979 World Series MVP 1979 Babe Ruth Award 1979 NLCS MVP 1978 Hutch Award 1974 Roberto Clemente Award 1974 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award Pittsburgh Pirates #8 retired Member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction 1988 Vote 82.4% (first ballot)
Wilver Dornell "Willie" Stargell (March 6, 1940 – April 9, 2001), nicknamed " Pops " in the later years of his career, was a professional baseball player who played his entire Major League career ( 1962 -1982 ) with the Pittsburgh Pirates as an outfielder and first baseman . Over his 21-year career with the Pirates, he batted .282, with 2,232 hits , 423 doubles , 475 home runs and 1540 runs batted in , helping his team capture six National League East division titles, two National League pennants and two World Series (1971, 1979).Contents [hide ] 1 Career 2 Post-retirement and death 3 Stargell's own quotations 4 See also 5 References 6 External lin...
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