Lot # 22: c.1948 Uncatalogued M.M Baseball Game Uncut Sheet 40 cards/8 HOFers w/Kawakami--Unique

Category: Baseball Cards

Starting Bid: $75.00

Bids: 17 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "Auction 62: Ended 11/14/2021",
which ran from 10/30/2021 8:00 PM to
11/13/2021 11:00 PM

This is the only time we have ever seen these cards! The top 18 cards on this uncut sheet are the starting lineup of the Osaka Tigers, followed by the starting lineup of the Yomiuri Giants. On each card, the player surname and position are printed. The remaining cards, in some cases, contain images that have a resemblance to some of the 18 players, but, for now, we will describe those cards as generic. The named player cards each contain a baseball with a number printed on it. Here is a list of players by number:

Tigers / Giants
1 Shosei Go (HOF)(Taiwan) / Shigeru Chiba (HOF)
2 Masayasu Kaneda / Katsumi Shiraishi (HOF)
3 Kaoru Betto (HOF) / Noboru Aota (HOF)
4 Fumio Fujimura (HOF) / Tetsuharu Kawakami (HOF)
5 Takeshi Doigaki / Haruyasu Nakajima (HOF)
6 Tamaichi Tamaki / Kikuji Hirayama
7 Tsuguo Goto / Tokuji Kawasaki
8 Tadayoshi Kajioka / Toshiaki Takemiya
9 Zenzo Hasegawa / Kisaku Yamakawa

Blank backed cards.

Size: The sheet is 7" x 15 3/8". Each card is approximately 1 1/8" x 2".

Condition: The sheet is Ex. Most cards would be Nm/Mt or Mint if cut from the sheet.

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