Long-term Fanatics deal already changing look of things for collectors on MLB.com

A big business deal announced last June probably didn’t generate much Buzz for collectors then, but it’s a big deal that’s already helping shape MLB fans’ collections.

Last year, Fanatics signed a 17-year-deal to handle the electronic stores on MLB.com and team sites — and as part of the move that began this year collectors of autographs and game-used memorabilia are already seeing more options on their teams’ sites. The pact runs through 2033.

So, what might be found on the sites now?

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