Stargell’s Backstory on Becoming the King of the All-Stars Stamps In 2012, the Postal Service™ immortalized four Major League Baseball All-Stars on Forever stamps — Joe DiMaggio, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell and Ted Williams. Here’s the backstory on the evolution of the stamps and the Stamps Batted In (SBI) competition among baseball fans that positioned Willie Stargell as the most popular. The Postal Service receives about 40,000 suggestions for stamp ideas each year, yet only 20 to 25 topics make the cut to appear on stamps. Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Roberto Clemente and Mickey Mantle are just a few of many sports legends that have been commemorated on stamps.
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