Japan Post stamp sets commemorate Ohtani's homerun title

NHK -- Oct 03

Japan Post is marking Ohtani Shohei's homerun title in the American League this season by releasing a set of commemorative stamps and postcards.

The sets are priced at 7,260 yen, or about 48.5 dollars. There are five stamps showing some of Ohtani's most memorable round-trippers.

They include this season's 23rd that marked the 150th of his Major League Baseball career. Also depicted is a homer that flew around 150 meters, the longest distance this season in the MLB.

The 44 postcards each depict the two-way star at bat when hitting home runs.

Photo boards bearing Ohtani's autographs are also included.

Oct 03 (ANNnewsCH) - メジャーリーグで日本人初のホームラン王を獲得した大谷翔平選手の記念切手が販売されることになりました。  ...continue reading