Lot # 114: 1936 Tamazawa Sporting Goods Catalog w/ "American Ball" used on 1934 U.S. Japan Tour & Ruth Bat

Category: Publications

Starting Bid: $75.00

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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 64 page catalog offered here includes all sports, but the first portion is devoted to the baseball items produced by the company. Tamazawa is possibly most famous in the U.S. for having produced the baseball used during the 1934 U.S. All Star Tour of Japan featuring Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. Pages 7-9 show various styles of "American Ball" for sale including cowhide and horsehide models used in various leagues. Pages 2-4 contain various American and Japanese player autograph model bats. Americans with bats pictured for sale include "Home Run" Ruth, Gehrig, Cobb, Hornsby and P. Waner. Japanese Hall of Famer autograph model bats include Masao Date, Shigeo Mori, Hisanori Karita, Kenjiro Matsuki, Takeo Tabe and Saburo Miyatake.

Size: 6" x 8 7/8"

Condition: Ex

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