Lot # 25: 1949 Uncatalogued Marutsu Sepia Team Flag Bromide Baseball Card Hideo Fujimoto (HOF)—Rare

Category: Baseball Cards

Starting Bid: $30.00

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Item was in Auction "Auction 65 - Ended 3/18/2023",
which ran from 2/27/2023 5:00 PM to
3/18/2023 11:00 PM

This roughly U.S. baseball sized card which depicts the great Japan Hall of Famer Hideo Fujimoto was unknown until just a few months ago.  It is part of a set produced by the Marutsu Co.  The company logo is displayed on the card between Fujimoto’s ankles.  Each card in the set has the player’s team flag prominently displayed on the front.

Pitcher Hideo Fujimoto is Japan’s leader in lifetime winning percentage (.697) and ERA (1.90).  He is also the single season leader in shutouts (19) and ERA (0.73!).  The Korean born righthander has always flown a bit under the radar when any discussion of the all time greatest Japan Pro Baseball pitchers occurs.  However, his claim to be the best ever is strong.

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Size:  Approximately 2 1/4" x 3 1/8”

Condition:  G/Vg

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