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12 finalists announced for National Toy Hall of Fame induction

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Rochester Business Journal
October 1, 2013

Pac-Man vs. My Little Pony. The rubber duck vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

The National Toy Hall of Fame is sorting through finalists for induction, and on Monday the list of the 12 toys that are finalists for enshrinement were released by the Strong.

The finalists for enshrinement in 2013 include:
• bubbles,
• chess,
• Clue,
• Fisher-Price Little People,
• little green army men,
• Magic 8 Ball,
• My Little Pony,
• Nerf toys,
• Pac-Man,
• rubber duck,
• scooter and
• Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Two finalists will be selected for induction. To date there have been 51 toys inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame, including the jump rope, Hot Wheels, G.I. Joe and the stick.

The National Toy Hall of Fame receives thousands of nominations by mail and email each year, officials said. The 2013 inductees are chosen by a national selection committee based on a number of factors, including icon status.

The toys selected for the Hall of Fame will be announced on Nov. 7 at 10:30 a.m. The induction ceremony will include a guest appearance by a nationally syndicated cartoonist who will unveil two custom cartoons featuring the inductees.

(c) 2013 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint this article, call 585-546-8303 or email service@rbj.net.


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