Joe DiMaggio, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell and Ted Williams on deck to be honored on Forever Stamps

May 17th, 2012

Four of Major League Baseball's most revered Hall of Famers return to Cooperstown, NY, to a stamping ovation July 20 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in the form of postage where they will be immortalized on 45-cent First-Class Forever stamps.

Appearing on the Major League Baseball All-Stars sheet of 20 stamps will be Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees; Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians; Willie Stargell of the Pittsburgh Pirates; and Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox.

"Some of America's favorite pastimes come together with these stamps," said U.S. Postal Service Stamp Services Manager Stephen Kearney. "Writing letters, collecting stamps, and, of course, playing and watching baseball are all important elements of our Nation