Monday, May 18, 2009

Card Of The Week May 17

The Yokohama BayStars have replaced manager Akihiko Oya with their ni-gun team manager Tomio Tashiro. Officially Oya is being "rested" but that's probably just a face-saving statement. In-season firings of managers are pretty rare in Japan - I think the last one was in 2003 when Hiromichi Ishige was let go by the Orix Blue Wave. (Terry Collins was not fired last year - he resigned. On his own, I mean.)

Anyway, here's a 1985 Calbee card of Tashiro (#205):

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