MLB entering NFT world with iconic Lou Gehrig moment

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MLB entering NFT world with iconic Lou Gehrig moment

To lead off Major League Baseball’s official foray into the world of non-fungible tokens, the league will go way, way back into its history. “When you think about NFTs, there is this concept of it being a fad,” Kenny Gersh, Major League Baseball’s executive vice president of business development, said in a telephone interview. “What

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MLB Launches Debut NFT of Lou Gehrig’s ‘Luckiest Man’ Speech

Major League Baseball (MLB) has launched its first officially licensed non-fungible token (NFT), commemorating Lou Gehrig’s historic “Luckiest Man” speech in 1939. The auction for the NFT commences July 4, the 82nd anniversary of the speech delivered by the Hall of Fame first baseman marking his retirement after being diagnosed with ALS. It will last until 7

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MLB Launches Debut NFT of Lou Gehrig’s ‘Luckiest Man’ Speech

The auction for the NFT commences July 4, the 82nd anniversary of the speech delivered by the Hall of Fame first baseman. Major League Baseball (MLB) has launched its first officially licensed non-fungible token (NFT), commemorating Lou Gehrig’s historic “Luckiest Man” speech in 1939. The auction for the NFT commences July 4, the 82nd anniversary

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MLB to Auction NFT Featuring Lou Gehrig’s ‘Luckiest Man’ Speech

Major League Baseball will begin releasing a series of new NFTs in July, beginning with a digital collectible commemorating Lou Gehrig’s “Luckiest Man” speech on July 4, 1939. An exclusive auction for the NFT of Gehrig’s famous speech will be held on July 4. The release of Gehrig’s NFT will be the first of many

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NBA, MLB, NFL, And NHL Partner Fanatics Launches NFT Company

Popular sports merchandise company Fanatics and its executive chairman Michael Rubin have partnered up with Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz and Gary Vaynerchuck, chairman of communications company VaynerX, to launch a non-fungible token (NFT) company Candy Digital. In the fall, Candy will officially launch an online platform where customers will be able to purchase, collect

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MLB, Candy unveil Gehrig NFT; auction July 4

Major League Baseball and Candy Digital, a next-generation digital collectible company, unveiled on Wednesday their first officially licensed NFT, a one-of-one piece of history that commemorates Lou Gehrig’s “Luckiest Man” speech. The digital collectible features video excerpts of the iconic speech and a three-dimensional bust of Gehrig in an iron finish, representing his legacy as baseball’s

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NFTs Are Experiences, Not Things

The entire story of non-fungible tokens to date has been a kind of Keystone Cops combination of Amazing New Possibility and Dumbest Thing Ever. Opposites attract, apparently. Crypto whales and collectors are paying millions for the tiniest smidgen of the meaning of the word “ownership” we’ve ever known: someone, somewhere, owns a $69 million dollar

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The US Space Force Is Now Selling Its Own AR NFTs

The newest branch of the US military is launching a series of AR-enabled NFTs in honor of American astronaut Neil Armstrong. On June 17th, the United States Space Force will launch a satellite into orbit in honor of American astronaut, Neil Armstrong, the first human being to set foot on the moon. To help celebrate

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