Once every generation, a baseball player comes along who is greater and more popular than any other player of his era. Mickey Mantle was such a player. He isnt just the most popular Yankee of All-Time, hes the most popular baseball player of All-Time. In a similar vein, once every generation, a baseball card comes along that is rarer and more desirable than any other card. Presenting the 1955 Japanese Bromide Giant B&W Card of Mickey Mantle PSA 2.Freshly-graded at the National in August, this rarer-than-rare Mantle card is the newest addition to the one-of-a-kind club. This 1 of 1 Mantle card can be yours for half the price. The 1955 Japanese Giant B & W Bromide Mickey Mantle was issued in Japan. Its a first prize winner card found on a display sheet saluting the 1955 N.
It features an unsurpassable, majestic shot of Mantle batting in his 1955 Yankees Tour of Japan uniform inside a Japanese Baseball Stadium. Mantles name is printed in Japanese vertically at left. This special card measures approximately 7 x 10 and presents much nicer than its grade. It would have graded higher, but for a thin 1 crease at its left center border. This Mantle card is the only one I've ever seen in 30 years of collecting Japanese baseball cards, and the only one known to exist.
The 1955 Yankees Tour of Japan was remarkable in that its the only Tour of Japan in which the American team didnt lose a single game. The Yankees won 15 of their 16 games in Japan and tied one game with a 1-1 finish. Mickey Mantles stellar career includes belting 536 home runs, winning two batting titles including the Triple Crown in 1956, and winning 3 MVP Awards.He won the World Series with the Yankees an astounding 7 times, and slammed 18 World Series home runs. Its a record that will most likely never be broken. Mantle was an American League All-Star from 1952 to 1965.
Hall of Famer, Legend and the Most Popular Yankee & Baseball Player Ever. While there are three 1952 Topps Mantle PSA 10 cards, there is only one 1955 Japanese Bromide Giant B&W Mantle card.Its a once-in-a-lifetime chance to add a phenomenally rare Mantle card to even the most advanced Mantle collection. Your Mantle card will be double-boxed and extremely well-packed. If youre also interested in other Mantle cards and rare cards, please see my other listings. The item "1955 JAPANESE BROMIDE MICKEY MANTLE GIANT B&W PSA 2 RARER THAN 1952 TOPPS PSA 10" is in sale since Tuesday, September 17, 2019.
This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Sports Trading Cards\Baseball Cards". The seller is "zenbaseball" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.