The Road Crew is On-Site in Chicago Through Sunday
Friday, July 29, 2005

The McFarlane Toys road gang has returned to The National Sports Collector's Convention. This year, the 26th annual convention is in Chicago, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center from Wednesday, July 27 through Sunday, July 31.

We have an exclusive National action figure for sale right now: Nomar Garciaparra, Chicago Cubs SS, No. 5. This limited-edition McFarlane's Sports Picks Major League Baseball action figure features Nomar in his Cubs alternate road blue jersey. We have produced a total of 4,000 of these exclusive figures.

For more info on the National event, click here (

Nomar's National figure is selling for $15 each. We're not expecting to impose purchase limits on the Garciaparra figures unless demand necessitates it. The McFarlane Toys crew is in booth #727 and we look forward to seeing our fans in Chicago!

In addition to the exclusive figure, we also have several two-up prototypes available for viewing in the booth: Barry Sanders, Johnny Unitas, Mark Prior 2, Brett Favre 2, Julius Erving, Larry Bird, Komodo Clan Dragon and Army Ranger. Additionally, we have packaged samples of NFL Legends, MLB 13 and the Vick/Dawkins two-pack AND the first painted samples from NFL 11 open and on display.

So, you won't be able to make it to Chi-town for the National Sports Collector's Convention but you really want the Nomar Garciaparra exclusive? Hmmmm, tough break. Just kidding. Enter here ( for a chance to win the Garciaparra exclusive figure. We'll be giving away figures to five lucky winners selected randomly from all entries! Good luck.