Sunday, September 11, 2016
Sadaharu Oh 700 Home Run Subset
The series culminates with the above card, #927 in the set which commemorates home run #700, the back noting that he joins Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron as the only two in the 700 club. Its a kind of cool scene, Oh getting interviewed while holding the typical bouquet of flowers.
These are a few of the other 700 Home Run cards of Oh. I particularly like the one on the lower right, with him swinging away with all his might, eyes closed (card #800 in the set). It is from a 2 home run game in which he hit his 12th and 13th of the season against Taiyo on May 22, 1976.