Lot # 76: 1974 JA 2 N.Y. Mets Japan Tour "Broder" 20 Card Full Set -Berra, Seaver, Sadaharu Oh, etc.

Category: Baseball Cards

Starting Bid: $100.00

Bids: 2 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Auction 58 Ended 8/29/2020",
which ran from 8/10/2020 8:00 PM to
8/29/2020 11:00 PM

The photos of the New York Mets players used in this set were taken while the Mets were actually in Japan during their 1974 Tour. The fronts consist of black & white borderless photos with no text. Player name, team and "Tour of Japan" are printed in black ink in a horizontal format on the reverse, along with the player's team logo. All cards feature Mets and Yomiuri Giants players, except for one group image that contains Sachio Kinugasa (HOF) of the Carp. The Giants were the Mets opposition in 11 of the 18 Tour games, with the Japanese team coming out on top with a 6-3-2 record. Sadaharu Oh played in all 18 games, batting .322 with six homers. Shigeo Nagashima played in 17 games, batting .444.

New York Mets Players: Yogi Berra, Wayne Garrett, Ron Hodges, Jerry Koosman, Jon Matlack, Felix Millan, John Milner, Tom Seaver and George Theodore. Yomiuri Giants Players: Tsuneo Horiuchi (HOF), Kazumasa Kono, Shigeo Nagashima (HOF), Sadaharu Oh (HOF), Shitoshi Sekimoto, Toshimitsu Suetsugu, Kazumi Takahashi and Yoshimasa Takahashi. Group Photos: Kazuyoshi Yamamoto/Joe Torre, Kazuyoshi Yamamoto/Tetsuharu Kawakami (HOF), Sachio Kinugasa (HOF) (Carp)/Ed Kranepoool/John Milner/Tetsuharu Kawakami (HOF)

Size: Each card is 1 7/8" x 3".

Condition: All cards are Nm to Mint.

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