Pop Fly Pop Shop
135. (SOLD OUT) "Big Dave" 7" x 10.5" Art Print
135. (SOLD OUT) "Big Dave" 7" x 10.5" Art Print
For one week only, I am thrilled to announce my collaboration with the legendary "Big Dave" Winfield. To make this collaboration even more exceptional, we are offering autographed options, autographed by Big Dave himself, allowing you to own a piece of this extraordinary project while establishing a personal connection with the iconic athlete himself.
Dave Winfield, affectionately known as "Big Dave," has left an indelible mark on the world of sports. His legacy, spanning several decades, embodies an unparalleled talent, unwavering dedication, and unyielding love for the game. The nickname "Big Dave" encapsulates not only his physical stature but also his immense impact on the sport he so passionately embraced.
Standing tall and majestic, like a colossus in the outfield, Winfield's career resonates as a testament to pure athletic prowess and unyielding determination.
Born on October 3, 1951, in St. Paul, Minnesota, Winfield's journey to baseball immortality began in the fertile grounds of the University of Minnesota. A multisport star, he graced the basketball court and the gridiron with his presence, leaving behind a trail of athletic brilliance. But it was on the baseball diamond where his true destiny lay, a path carved by the gods of the game themselves.
Drafted in the first round by the San Diego Padres in 1973, Winfield wasted no time asserting his dominance. With a bat in his hands, he possessed an otherworldly ability to deliver the long ball, evoking gasps of wonder from fans and players alike. And in the outfield, his majestic presence patrolling the vast expanse was a sight to behold.
It was with the New York Yankees, however, that Winfield etched his name indelibly into the pantheon of legends. Clad in the iconic pinstripes, he embraced the pressure and expectation that comes with donning the most storied uniform in sports. With each swing, he sent the ball sailing into the Bronx night, punctuating his place among the game's elite.
Winfield's storied career spanned over two decades, leaving an indelible mark on every team fortunate enough to have him in their ranks. His time with the Toronto Blue Jays, the California Angels, and the Minnesota Twins only served to reinforce his legacy as a man of unwavering talent and dedication.
Beyond the raw statistics, beyond the accolades and awards, Winfield's impact transcended the game itself. Off the field, he embraced a role as a philanthropist, a beacon of hope for countless individuals who sought a better future. His commitment to charitable endeavors stood as a testament to the power of athletes to effect positive change in the world.
In the baseball world, Winfield's nickname, "Big Dave," became a fitting moniker for a man who possessed both physical stature and an aura of greatness. His presence was that of a titan, a force to be reckoned with, yet always accompanied by a humble grace that endeared him to fans across the globe.
As the years have passed, Winfield's impact on the game continues to resonate. His entry into the hallowed halls of Cooperstown serves as a testament to his enduring legacy. His story is one of triumph, inspiration, and the boundless power of dreams. And as the world celebrates this collaboration, we pay tribute to a man who forever holds a place in the pantheon of baseball's immortal heroes.
This collaboration with Dave and Pop Fly Pop Shop will only be available until July 9th at 3pm PT/6pm ET so grab it before you can't.
This 7 x 10.5" art print will be available for purchase between now and 7/9/23, after which it is retired forever. The artwork is estimated to ship between 40-60 days after the purchase window closes. This is not a guaranteed timeline, only an estimate.
Our art prints (not a comic book) is printed on double-thick card stock & come packaged in all the nostalgia you can ask for. The art print is a pre-order item for sale for one week only and then the print is retired and the print run is locked.
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A new piece of art each week -- a sports-themed 7” x 10.5” double-thick cardstock art print of an original artist-made piece of art. That's right, this isn't a comic book, it's just one piece of fun sports-themed nostalgia at a time. There are 20 different art prints released in a season (1 per week) and once they're gone… they're gone! From then on they'll only be available at higher cost on the secondary market.
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“Every time I look at these prints, I think of my father. If artists can channel their adversity into incredible works of art that we get to enjoy, then we should challenge ourselves to turn our struggles into something that can benefit others.”
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Meet the Artist
Daniel is the artist that designs all of our Pop Fly Pop Shop prints. Every piece is made with purposeful intentionality and thoughtful effort. Daniel is a storyteller, and during every drop, he is able to showcase the player’s journey and important moments from their career. The art prints do not simply focus on the player's image but about the entire path that has led them to the big leagues.