Odd Shaped stamps on Japanese Professional Baseball League – Japan 1999.

Odd Shaped stamps on Japanese Professional Baseball League – Japan 1999.

Japan issued a set of 12 Odd shaped stamps on Japanese Professional Baseball League clubs of Central and Pacific League. The stamps were issued on 22 Oct 1999 and all are 80 Yen denomination.

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JAPAN 1999 – BASEBALL LEAGUE.

80 Yen-Slyly- Hiroshima Toyo Carp Mascot (Central League)

80 Yen- Tolucky- Hanshin Tigers Mascot (Central League)

80 Yen- Baffalead- Kintetsu Buffaloes Mascot (Pacific League)

80 Yen-Mar-Kun- Shiba Lotte Marines Mascot (Pacific League)

Odd Shaped stamps on Japanese Professional Baseball League – Japan 1999.

Odd Shaped stamps on Japanese Professional Baseball League – Japan 1999.

Japan issued a set of 12 Odd shaped stamps on Japanese Professional Baseball League clubs of Central and Pacific League. The stamps were issued on 22 Oct 1999 and all are 80 Yen denomination.

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JAPAN 1999 -BASEBALL LEAGUE.

80 Yen-Giabbit- Yomiuri Giants Mascot (Central League)

80 Yen- Tsubakorou- Yoakult Swallows Mascot (Central League)

80 Yen- Neppy- Orix Blue Wave Mascot (Pacific League)

80 Yen- Harry Hawk- Fukuoka Daiei Hawks Mascot (Pacific League)

 

Odd Shaped stamps on Japanese Professional Baseball League – Japan 1999.

Odd Shaped stamps on Japanese Professional Baseball League – Japan 1999.

Japan issued a set of 12 Odd shaped stamps on Japanese Professional Baseball League clubs of Central and Pacific League. The stamps were issued on 22 Oct 1999 and all are 80 Yen denomination.

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Japan Odd shaped stamps on Baseball League.

80 Yen- Hossie Yokohama Bay Stars Mascot (Central League)

80 Yen- Shaoron Chunichi Dragon Mascot (Central League)

80 Yen- Leo – Seibu Lions Mascot (Pacific League)

80 Yen- Fighty- Nippon Ham Fighters Mascot (Pacific League).

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JAPAN 1999 -BASEBALL LEAGUE.

 

Baseball World Cup 1978 – Aerogrammes of Italy 1978.

Baseball World Cup 1978 – Aerogrammes of Italy 1978.

The XXV Baseball World Cup was held in Italy from 25 Aug to 06 Sep 1978. 11 Countries participated and Cuba the defending Champions won the Cup again defeating USA. It was Cuba’s 15th Amateur World Title.

Italy issued an Aerogramme and one cancelled Aerogramme and one mint aerogramme is listed.

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ITALY AEROGRAMME 1978 -XXV BASEBALL WORLD CUP.
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ITALY AEROGRAMME 1978 – XXV BASEBALL WORLD CUP – CANCELLATION

Babe Ruth Jersey fetches a record price at  Auction- Jun 2019

Babe Ruth Jersey fetches a record price at  Auction- Jun 2019

A New York Yankees Jersey worn by Baseball legend Babe Ruth was sold at an auction in June 2019for a record-breaking $ 5,640,000 making it the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. This jersey dates to 1928-1930 period of Ruth’s career. Jersey was from Ruth’s private family collection was part of a collection of items auctioned at  Yankee Stadium. A press release by the auctioneers Hunt Auctions said.

It shattered the previous record for sports memorabilia of $4.4 million also for a Ruth Jersey set in 2012.

George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr (06 Feb 1895 – 16 Aug 1948) was a Professional Baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) lasted 22 seasons (1914-1935). He was nicknamed “Bambino” and “Sultan of Swat” who began his MLB career as a left-handed pitcher for Boston Red Sox but achieved his greatest fame as an outfielder for New York Yankees. He was inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936 and was one of its “first five” inaugural members.

The United States issued a stamp on Babe Ruth on 06 Jul 1983.

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USA -RUTH BABE -BASEBALL LEGEND

Babe Ruth was awarded the Presidential Medal of Honor in Nov 2018 posthumously. This medal along with Congressional Gold Medal- is the highest civilian award of the United States.

75th Anniversary of Republic of Ireland- 1997.

75th Anniversary of Republic of Ireland- 1997.

The Republic of Ireland issued a set of eight stamps to commemorate its 75th Anniversary.

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IRELAND 1997 -75TH ANNIVERSARY

32 p – Date of Issue -18 Feb 1997 -Irish Army, UN Peace Keeping Forces

32 p – Date of Issue -18 Feb 1997-Parliament Building, Flag & Constitution of Ireland.

32 p -Date of Issue -03 Apr 1997- Sports, Athletics, Baseball, Football.

32 p – Date of Issue -03 Apr 1997- Music, Singers, Musical Instruments

Babe Ruth honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom-2018

Babe Ruth honoured with Presidential Medal of Freedom-2018

President Donald Trump honored Babe Ruth with Presidential Medal of Honor in Nov 2018. The Presidential Medal of Honor is an award bestowed by President of the United States and is – along with Congressional Gold Medal- the highest civilian award of the United States.

Babe Ruth was awarded this honor in Nov 2018 posthumously.

George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr (06 Feb 1895 – 16 Aug 1948) was a Professional Baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) lasted 22 seasons (1914-1935). He was nicknamed “Bambino” and “Sultan of Swat” who began his MLB career as a left-handed pitcher for Boston Red Sox but achieved his greatest fame as a outfielder for New York Yankees . He was inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936 and was one  of its “first five” inaugural member.

United States issued a stamp on Babe Ruth on 06 Jul 1983.

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STAMP ON BABE RUTH – PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL PLAYER – USA -1983
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USA PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL 1869-1969