Lot # 103: 1951 Lefty O'Doul (HOF) & Shunichi Amachi (HOF) Japan Tour Commemorative Roster Card

Category: Postcards

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Item was in Auction "Auction 63: Ended 4/9/2022",
which ran from 3/26/2022 7:00 PM to
4/9/2022 11:00 PM

This card features Lefty O'Doul and Shunichi Amachi, managers of the U.S. All-Star team and Nagoya Dragons respectively. The front contains headshots of both managers with facsimile signatures, as well as eight and two yen postage stamps and a commemorative postmark dated November 7, 1951 from Narumi Stadium. Rosters of both teams and a scorecard are printed on the back.

The star studded U.S. roster for the Tour included Joe and Dom DiMaggio, Ed Lopat, Bobby Shantz, Mel Parnell, Ferris Fain, and Billy Martin. The U.S. won the November 7th Tour game against the Dragons at Narumi by the score of 11-1. Bill Werle of the Pirates got the victory, and home runs were hit by Chuck Stevens, Lou Stringer and Dom DiMaggio.

Size: 5 5/8" x 3 1/2"

Condition: Ex/Mt

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