Sunday, May 2, 2010

Card Of The Week May 2

A couple of months ago, NPB signed a partnership with Coca-Cola Japan. One of the results of this partnership (other than the baseball cards being given away with Georgia coffee drinks) is a new award - the Georgia Spirit award. Every two weeks, six plays are selected by a group of judges that (in their view) most helped a team win. The fans then vote on those six plays.

The first award was announced last week - it went to Kenji Johjima for his sayonora home run to beat Yokahama on March 27. In honor of this, here's Johjima's card from the 2003 BBM Hawks Pacific League Champions set (#17):

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