NEW SPORTS ACTION FIGURE LINEUPS UNVEILED
Baseball, Football and Hockey Series for Later in 2003
Friday, March 21, 2003
Wow, once the secrets start falling from our lips, it's hard to zip it off. After revealing some early NBA news last week we find ourselves in the enviable position of having more upcoming sports lineups to announce.
That's right, McFarlane's Sports Picks fans, we've got the rosters of several sports action figures series coming later in 2003. Let's get down to business:
McFarlane's Sports Picks: MLB 7
Randy Johnson 2, Arizona Diamondbacks P, No. 51
Scott Rolen, St. Louis Cardinals 3B, No. 27
Troy Glaus, Anaheim Angels 3B, No. 25
Bernie Williams, New York Yankees CF, No. 51
Barry Zito, Oakland Athletics P, No. 75
Mark Prior, Chicago Cubs P, No. 22This series is tentatively set for an August 2003 release. The second Johnson figure will be a different sculpt from his original McFarlane release.
McFarlane's Sports Picks: NHL 5
Mario Lemieux 2, Pittsburgh Penguins center, No. 66
Steve Yzerman 2, Detroit Red Wings center, No. 19
Curtis Joseph 2, Detroit Red Wings goalie, No. 31
Patrick Roy 2, Colorado Avalanche goalie, No. 33
Markus Naslund, Vancouver Canucks left wing, No. 19
Nikolai Khabibulin, Tampa Bay Lightning goalie, No. 35
Nicklas Lidstrom, Detroit Red Wings defenseman, No. 5
Teemu Selanne, San Jose Sharks right wing, No. 8This series is tentatively set for an October 2003 release. The Lemieux, Yzerman, Joseph and Roy figures will feature different sculpts from their initial McFarlane releases.
McFarlane's Sports Picks: NFL 7
Brett Favre 2, Green Bay Packers QB, No. 4
Michael Vick 2, Atlanta Falcons QB, No. 7
Jeremy Shockey, New York Giants TE, No. 80
Chad Pennington, New York Jets QB, No. 10
Julius Peppers, Carolina Panthers DE, No. 90
David Carr, Houston Texans QB, No. 8
Tim Brown, Oakland Raiders WR, No. 81This series is tentatively set for an October 2003 release. The Favre and Vick figures will have different sculpts than their initial McFarlane releases.
The usual caveats apply: Given the nature of the business and how far ahead we're forecasting, lineups are subject to change as are the release dates. As always, we'll post photos as soon as we have approved shots to show.