Lot # 167: Two 1940s-50s Japanese Baseball Movie Posters w/"The Yomiuri Giants Story" starring Oh & Nagashima

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Item was in Auction "Steel17",
which ran from 2/15/2017 10:00 AM to
3/17/2017 9:00 PM

Two extremely rare movie posters: 1) 1959 "Yomiuri Giants Story" pictures three legendary Hall of Famers: Tetsuharu Kawakami, Shigeo Nagashima & Sadaharu Oh. The subject of Kawakami's 1959. Documentary covers 25 years of Tokyo Giants history from Eiji Sawamura to the rise of Nagashima & Oh. Also, pictures HOF player & manager Shigeru Mizuhara and mentions HOFers Takehiko Bessho, Wally Yonamine, Tatsuro Hirooka, Motoshi Fujita and Shigeru Chiba. 2) 1948 "Baseball Brides" pictures Japanese baseball HOFer Hiroshi Oshita with his "brides" (POLYGAMY!). Produced by Daiei, owners of the Daiei Stars baseball team. The great Kosugi stars along with a number of the Tokyu Flyers. Both 22x28 and overall EX condition.

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