Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Card Of The Week May 15

Sorry about being late this week. Been kind of crazy around here...

Last week NPB announced their monthly MVP awards for April. Yakult's Shinya Miyamoto won his first ever monthly MVP award. At the age of 40 years and five months, he is the oldest Central League player to ever win his first monthly MVP award. Here's his 2001 Upper Deck card (#86):

2 comments:

cardboardicons.com said...

Can you help me identify this Hideki Matsui Japanese card? It seems like a card that has been heat sealed in plastic. It looks like it was produced this way. The back is interesting because it has a bar code sticker and a Yamiuri Giants sticker logo affixed.

Front:
http://cardboardicons.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/japanesehidekifront.jpg

Back:
http://cardboardicons.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/japanesehidekiback.jpg

NPB Card Guy said...

I'm guessing that this is something sold by the Giants. I've got a couple similar cards for some Lions players from the early 1990's.