This Josh Gibson stamp was part of the Legends of Baseball Classic Collection pane of twenty 33-cent commemorative stamps issued in Atlanta, Georgia, on July 6, 2000. The stamps were designed by Phil Jordan of Falls Church, Virginia, and illustrated by Joseph Saffold of Savannah, Georgia. Working from historic baseball photographs, Joseph Saffold created the stamp art with Prismacolor pencils and airbrushed acrylic and oil paints. Ashton-Potter (USA), Ltd., printed 225 million stamps in the offset process.
Reference: Postal Bulletin (June 01, 2000).
Scott Catalogue USA: 3408r
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Museum ID: 2000.2020.516