Retro Japan Hanshin Tigers Norihiro Akahoshi Baseball Home Knit Jersey #53

Designer: Hanshin Tigers

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Size: S

SKU HAN-046

Genuine retro Norihio Akahoshi Hanshin Tigers baseball jersey from Japan. This jersey is no longer in production and cannot be found in the States.

Born in Chiba, Akahoshi Norihiro, popularly known as the Hanshin Tigers' "Sparkling Comet," was not an ordinary baseball player. He was a talented athlete who excelled in every sport he played. However, his true passion was baseball, which his father, a local coach, nurtured and developed. Norihiro's natural talent and blazing speed often left defenders in the dust, and he soon became the talk of the town.

In 1999, he joined the Hanshin Tigers and immediately became the team's driving force with his electrifying play. He won five Central League titles for stolen bases and was named Rookie of the Year in 2001. He was a true all-around player, winning the Best Nine Award three times. Norihiro's infectious energy and showmanship made him a magician on the field. He had a way of turning routine plays into highlight reels that electrified the Koshien Stadium. Who could forget the time he dove headfirst into the stands to catch a foul ball?

Norihiro retired from baseball in 2009, leaving behind a legacy of excitement and passion. He forever etched his name in the history of the Hanshin Tigers and reminded us that baseball is not just a game; it's a dazzling show, and he was the star of the show.

Size: Japanese S

Condition: Retro New

Color: White

Measurements:

Sleeve Length 33cm
Chest Width 52cm
Jersey Length 64cm

General sizes in Japan tend to run smaller than the US sizing. Vintage Japanese apparel runs smaller than current Japanese sizing. We recommend using our measurements on each product to be sure you are choosing the size that fits you the best.

Note: All measurements are taken while the product is laying flat on a surface.


Size Chart Conversion:

JP S US XS
JP M US S
JP L US M
JP 2L US L
JP 3L US XL
JP 4L US XXL

 

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