This is only the second example of this piece that we have ever had the pleasure to offer. The last time we saw one of these was in 2003!
A unique advertising piece, this shikishi (traditional Japanese autograph board) contains facsimile signatures and color headshot photos of 16 members of the Mizuno Baseball Advisory Board. The players are: Pete Rose, Randy Bass and Rickey Henderson, plus Japan HOFers/Golden Players Yutaka Fukumoto (1,065 SB), Hiromitsu Ochiai (won three triple crowns), Sachio Kinugasa (2,215 consecutive games played), Osamu Higashio, Koji Akiyama and Hisashi Yamada. Others are Daijiro Oishi, Daisuke Araki, Kazuhiko Ushijima, Tatsuo Komatsu, Toshio Shinozuka and Takehiko Kobayakawa.
Size: 9 1/2" x 10 5/8"
Condition: A bit of foxing at upper center and a few creases.