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Through the Magpie Eye: Japanese Baseball Cards

Published: Tue Nov 09 2021

Japan’s love of baseball is well known, and their attention to detail is world-renowned, so it shouldn’t come as a shock that Japanese baseball cards are a proverbial teppanyaki grill of highly-detailed visual treats.

Considering Poten’s back in the building, we’ve gone deep into the virtual outfield and sourced (well… pilfered, depending on how you look at it) some choice ones from the golden era of Nippon Professional Baseball.