Lot # 26: 1949 JDM 2 Large Diecut Mask Kaoru Betto (HOF)

Category: Baseball Cards

Starting Bid: $50.00

Bids: 3 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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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



Over the years, we have offered numerous lots of JDM 2 cards, including complete set lots, group lots and single card lots. Amazingly, this is only the second time that we have ever had the pleasure to offer the JDM 2 card of Kaoru Betto as a single card lot!

Kaoru Betto, known as the "Gentleman of Baseball", was a lifetime .302 hitter who won the Central League MVP award in 1950 as a member of the Mainichi Orions. However, as seen here in this 1949 issue, he is shown as a member of the Hanshin Tigers, his team in 1948-49.  This example is in top condition, with the eye and ear holes still intact and unpunched.

Size: 5 1/8" x 7 9/16"

Condition: Nm/Mt

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