Mechanicsburg, PA – 08/23/2012 - American Mint, LLC President Kevin Sacher proudly announced that he has signed a new license agreement with the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum®, located in Cooperstown, New York. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is a non-profit educational institution dedicated to preserving history, honoring excellence, and connecting generations.
"With the new license agreement, we are producing a line of commemorative collectible coins and baseballs in conjunction with the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum®," Sacher said. These limited edition collectibles will commemorate the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s greatest players in America’s beloved game of baseball. “With this new relationship, we envision the development of an impressive product line featuring some of the greatest players in baseball history,” said Phillip Korkis, Director of Licensing and Legal Counsel for CMG Worldwide, the exclusive worldwide agent for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
American Mint is a leading provider of high quality collectible coins, knives, die-cast replicas, and other memorabilia, and has served over one million customers from its current Mechanicsburg facility. As an international direct mail marketer, American Mint’s parent company operates in nine countries and has served 10 million serious collectors around the world. For more information about American Mint, please visit www.americanmint.com.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located in Cooperstown, N.Y., is one of the country's major tourist destinations and is surely the best-known sports shrine in the world. Opening its doors for the first time on June 12, 1939, the Hall of Fame stands as the definitive repository of the Game's treasures and as a symbol of the most profound individual honor bestowed on an athlete. An independent, not-for-profit, educational institution, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is three institutions under one roof. The Hall of Fame features the bronze plaques of the Game’s greatest players, managers, umpires and executives. The Museum documents the game’s history with a one-of-a-kind presentation of the game’s historic moments and icons across 50,000 square feet, while its collections contain more than 39,000 three-dimensional artifacts representing all facets of the game, from its inception in the mid-19th century, to the present. These include bats, baseballs, uniforms, player equipment, ballpark artifacts, awards, artwork, textiles, tickets, collectibles and assorted memorabilia. In addition, the Institution's archives, housed in the National Baseball Library, contain in excess of 130,000 Baseball cards and three million Library items including photographs, books, magazines, newspaper clippings, films, video and audiotapes.