Postage Stamps Featuring Sports

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has a long history of issuing postage stamps with a sports theme. Over the years, many different athletes have been featured on these stamps, including some of the most famous names in the world of sports. The USPS has offered many sports-themed stamps over the years featuring Olympians, baseball players, basketball players, golfers, and more. Baseball players like Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson have been featured on stamps, as have basketball legends like Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Olympic gold medalists such as track star Carl Lewis and figure skater Michelle Kwan have also been honored with their own stamps. By honoring these individuals, USPS helps to promote an appreciation for athletics and the importance of physical activity in our society.

Women’s Rowing Postage

Women’s Rowing

This stamp series from the USPS celebrates women’s rowing, showcasing the accomplishments of American women in rowing. The stamp sheet collectively illustrates five eight-person rowing teams competing. These sheets of forever stamps were first issued by the post office on 05/13/2022.

Eugenie Clark Stamp

Eugenie Clark

The U.S. Postal Service honors pioneering marine biologist Eugenie Clark (affectionately known as the "Shark Lady") with the release of a new commemorative stamp. These sheets of forever postage were made available by the postal service on 05/04/2022.

Title IX 50th Anniversary Stamp

Title IX 50th Anniversary

This stamp's release commemorates the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX, a civil rights law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs. Four different stamp designs depict various female athletes: a runner, a swimmer, a gymnast, and a soccer player. Laurel branches, symbolic of victory, are seen on the swimmer's red cap and in their hair. This sheet of forever stamps was made available by the USPS on 03/03/2022.

Backyard Games Stamp Series

Backyard Games

These sports-themed postage stamps feature some of the most popular backyard sports in America This sheet of forever stamps was issued by the USPS on 08/12/2021.

Yogi Berra Baseball Stamps

Yogi Berra

This baseball-themed postage stamp honors of one of baseball's most enduring and popular figures: Yogi Berra. These sheets of forever stamps were first issued by the postal service on 06/24/2021.