Sunday, October 5, 2008

Card Of The Week October 5

Phillies manager Charlie Manuel played six years in Japan for the Swallows and Buffaloes. Here's his 1979 TCMA card (#44):


Anonymous said...

do you happen to know charlie manuel's uniform number from when he played with the kintetsu buffaloes?

NPB Card Guy said...

According to Japan Baseball Daily, he wore #4 for both Yakult(1976-78) and Kintetsu (79-80), although it looks like he wore #2 when he returned to Yakult in 1981.