Monday, July 4, 2011

Card Of The Week July 3

Last week I showed a card of Seiichi Uchikawa in honor of him being named MVP for interleague play. Then I listened to the Japan Baseball Weekly podcast where the hosts had a discussion of whether or not Uchikawa should have won the award. Their feeling was that Nobuhiro Matsuda, also of the Hawks, was the more deserving player. (Michael Westbay wrote up a comparision of the two players here.) So in fairness, I thought I'd show this 2008 BBM Hawks 70th Anniversary "Turn Back The Clock" card (#94) of Matsuda wearing a Nankai Hawks throwback uniform:

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