Original Title: Oh Home Run Sugoroku
TYPE: Game
DIMENSIONS: 15 X 21 1/4 inches
COMPONENTS: Comes with other Oh games as well as a 1977 dated Christmas Oh card and a 1978 dated New Years Oh card to be used later.
CONDITION: A complete set of Sadaharu Oh items in great condition.
NOTES: Superb graphics of Oh and Hank Aaron. This is the first example of Hank Aaron on a Japanese Sugoroku we have owned.

Sadaharu Oh (Japanese: 王貞治, Ō Sadaharu; born May 20, 1940), also known as Wang Chen-chih (Chinese: 王貞治; pinyin: Wáng Zhēnzhì), is a retired Japanese–Chinese baseball player and manager who played 22 seasons for the Yomiuri Giants in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) from 1959 to 1980.

Oh was born in Sumida, Tokyo the son of a Chinese father and a Japanese mother. Although born in Japan, he had Taiwanese citizenship, which he holds today, as his father left China when the ROC governed the mainland and chose to remain a Chinese citizen.

Oh holds the world lifetime home run record, having hit 868 home runs during his professional career. He established many NPB batting records, including runs batted in (RBIs) (2,170), slugging percentage (.634), bases on balls (2,390), and on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.080). In 1977, Sadaharu Oh became the first recipient of the People's Honour Award. He was inducted into the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994.

Oh played his entire professional career with Japan's Yomiuri Giants and was their manager from 1984 to 1988. He also managed the Fukuoka Daiei/Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks from 1995 to 2008. He was the manager of the Japanese national team in the inaugural World Baseball Classic. The Japanese team defeated the Cuban national team for the championship. He is currently the chairman of the Hawks.
ITEM ID: 4189
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Japanese Baseball Sugoroku Game

DATE
Year: 1977
Decade: 1970s
Century: 20th (1901-2000)
Notes: Showa 52

Depicts Sadaharu Oh’s race to the world home run record. It starts with his first home run on April 26, 1959 and goes up to when he passed Babe Ruth and then Hank Aaron on August 31, 1977. Oh achieved his goal of having the world home run record on September 3, 1977.