McFarlane Toys has just announced their newest our ongoing sports action figure product, Playmakers. Playmakers are a completely new type of McFarlane Toys’ product based on their existing sports licenses.

From their press:

Playmakers action figures include the high level of detail that McFarlane Toys is known for in a newly developed 4-inch scale figure. The addition of tremendous articulation, more than 20 moving parts, will allow for complete playability and will enable consumers to recreate countless sports action poses.

Our initial release of Playmakers action figures is planned to include twelve fan-favorite baseball players, with each figure having a batting and fielding version available.

Series 1 will include 12 figures:

Alex Rodriguez — New York Yankees
Dustin Pedroia — Boston Red Sox
Albert Pujols — St. Louis Cardinals
Derek Jeter — New York Yankees
Manny Ramirez — Los Angeles Dodgers
Ichiro Suzuki — Seattle Mariners
Ryan Howard — Philadelphia Phillies
Chipper Jones — Atlanta Braves
David Ortiz — Boston Red Sox
Josh Beckett — Boston Red Sox
David Wright — New York Mets
Tim Lincecum — San Francisco Giants

Playmakers are scheduled to release to retailers nationwide in Spring of 2010.