Sand, Catan, Piñatas Lead Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

Cabbage Patch Kids, the rosy-cheeked dolls that left store shelves picked clean during the first big holiday toy craze, are up for a spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame.

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This photo provided by the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, N.Y. shows the finalists being considered for induction into the hall later this year. The finalists are: American Girl Dolls, Battleship, billiards, Cabbage Patch Kids, Fisher-Price Corn Popper, Mahjong, Masters of the Universe, piñata, Risk, sand, The Settlers of Catan, and toy fire engine. The winners will be chosen by a panel of experts and inducted on Nov. 4, 2021. (National Toy Hall of Fame via AP)
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Cabbage Patch Kids, the rosy-cheeked dolls that left store shelves picked clean during the first big holiday toy craze, are up for a spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame, part of a finalist group announced Wednesday that also includes garden-variety sand and the toy fire engine. Also among finalists being considered for a November induction are five competitive games: Battleship, Risk, The Settlers of Catan, Mahjong and billiards, as…

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