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147. (SOLD OUT) "Wild Thing" 7" x 10.5" Art Print

147. (SOLD OUT) "Wild Thing" 7" x 10.5" Art Print

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Plenty of baseball movies exist, but only a few
manage to transcend their cinematic confines and become cultural touchstones. "Major League," the 1989 baseball comedy, is one such movie. Amidst its ensemble cast of colorful characters, one stands out and has achieved legendary status within baseball culture – Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn.

Charlie Sheen's portrayal of Vaughn is nothing short of iconic. With his horn-rimmed glasses, fiery fastball, and a persona that oozes unpredictability, Vaughn encapsulates the essence of the baseball wild card. He begins as a raw, unpolished talent, burdened by control issues and a penchant for dramatic entrances. Still, his journey from erratic rookie to celebrated hero resonates deeply with baseball fans.

Ricky Vaughn's enduring significance lies in his relatability. He represents the countless pitchers who, despite their flaws, strive for greatness on the mound. His transformation from the "Wild Thing" with a penchant for wild pitches to a reliable closer capable of taming the fiercest hitters embodies the timeless theme of redemption woven into baseball's fabric.

Yet, Vaughn's influence isn't confined to the silver screen. He has become a beloved symbol of the game, adopted by fans and even some Major League players who pay homage to his iconic haircut and glasses. The "Wild Thing" persona serves as a reminder that baseball is a sport where raw talent, determination, and unwavering belief can turn underdogs into legends.

"Major League" endures as a classic because it delves into the very soul of baseball culture. Through Ricky Vaughn, it captures the game's core essence – a blend of grit, passion, and the unwavering belief that anything can happen on the diamond. The movie transcends the realm of statistics and wins, celebrating the unpredictable journey, the unexpected heroes, and the profound love affair between fans and the sport.

Whenever Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn takes the mound in the annals of baseball cinema, we're reminded of the magic that draws us to the ballpark season after season. His character embodies the timeless allure of a game that, despite its ups and downs, continues to capture the hearts of fans, making "Major League" a cherished chapter in the story of baseball's cultural legacy.

This 7 x 10.5" art print will be available for purchase between now and 10/22/23, 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.”

 - Travis

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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.