Stealing an expansion

The new expansion for MLB SportsClix hits the streets today, according to the Wiz Kids press release below. Extra Bases brings another 104 figures to the popular miniatures game, including “hot rookies,” which sounds a bit pornographic. What’ll be the next set’s title? Extra Innings?

Wiz Kids press release follows:

MLB™ SportsClix™: Extra Bases Expansion Releases

September 15, 2004 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc., makers of the best-selling Mage Knight™ and HeroClix® collectable miniatures games (CMGs), is proud to announce the release of the MLB™ SportsClix game’s first expansion: Extra Bases.

“Extra Bases introduces new players, rookies and trades that vastly increase the playability and collectability of MLB™ SportsClix,” said Jordan Weisman, WizKids® CEO. “With the outstanding success of SportsClix, Extra Bases will take the game to even greater heights.” New players make their debuts in the SportsClix line, hot rookies enhance game play and some players appear in new, updated uniforms. The set contains 104 MLB™ players.

An Extra Bases Booster Pack contains three randomly selected, prepainted miniature figures, and it carries a suggested retail price of $6.99. Booster Packs are available at game, hobby and sports stores everywhere. An MLB™ SportsClix Starter Set is required to play.

Learn more about MLB™ SportsClix online at The game is fully supported with organized play at conventions and in-store tournaments.

Founded by 20-year game-industry veteran Jordan Weisman, WizKids is a Seattle-based game developer and publisher dedicated to creating tabletop games driven by imagination. Its Mage Knight, MechWarrior®, MLB™ SportsClix, and HeroClix CMGs are among the most successful games on the market today, and the company has sold hundreds of millions of figures worldwide. For additional information, visit

©2004 WizKids Inc. All rights reserved. MechWarrior, Mage Knight, HeroClix, SportsClix and WizKids are trademarks of WizKids Inc. Official Licensee—Major League Baseball Players Association. Major League Baseball trademarks and copyrights are used with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc.

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