The JCM 135 Maruten Sequential Blue Pitching Back set is truly scarce. Some of the cards expected to be in the set have not been discovered to date! There are 12 players in the set, with each player having his own sequential series of images. If all the cards of a given player are lined up in numerical order, one can see a progression of the player’s swing, pitching motion, etc.
One of the players featured in the set is Mr. Giants, Shigeo Nagashima. There are 10 sequential cards of Nagashima fielding. The card offered here is number six in the progression. This example has been graded CSG 4 (Vg/Ex). No other grading service that we know of has graded this card to date. Therefore, it stands as the highest graded example from any professional grading service.
Size: 1 13/16” x 3”
Condition: CSG 4 (Vg/Ex)