This lot of three postcards, distributed in an issue of Shonen Club (Boys Club) magazine, is offered here with the original wrapper. The postcard set is entitled, Japan's Strongest Team. All nine players pictured were named to either the Central League or Pacific League Best Nine team at the end of the 1951 season. While we have twice offered the 1950 Strongest Team set in the past. We have never before purchased, sold, or auctioned the 1951 set.
The nine players depicted are: (top postcard, left to right) Chusuke Kizuka (shortstop), Fumio Fujimura (HOF) (3B), Shigeru Chiba (HOF) (2B), (middle postcard, left to right) Tetsuharu Kawakami (HOF) (1B), Takeshi Doigaki (C), Takehiko Bessho (P), (bottom postcard, left to right) Hiroshi Oshita (HOF) (OF), Kaoru Betto (HOF) (OF), Noboru Aota (HOF) (OF).
Size: Each postcard is 5 1/2" x 3 5/8".
Condition: All postcards are Nm and unused.