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The Strong unveils 2021 National Toy Hall of Fame nominees

It’s that time of year again, as 12 iconic toys face off in a battle to score a coveted spot in The Strong’s National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York.

This year’s finalists include famous brands and classic items. American Girl Dolls, Battleship, billiards, Cabbage Patch Kids, the Fisher-Price Corn Popper, Mahjong, Masters of the Universe, piñata, Risk, sand, The Settlers of Catan, and the toy fire engine were selected from thousands of nominees.

Public voting is open through Sept. 22 as part of a “Player’s Choice” ballot at The three toys that receive the most public votes will be submitted and will join the other top-three submissions by members of the National Selection Advisory Committee.