Iroha-karuta produced in 1948.
Baseball board game produced by EPOCH company
Exhibition: "Children's Play and Baseball"
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 through Sunday, February 6, 2011
At the exhibition Hall of the Baseball Museum
Japanese children used to enjoy playing sandlot baseball and also played card and menko with a photo of their favorite players printed on (like iroha-karuta produced in 1948. Photo above) and baseball board game (like the one produced by EPOCH company in 1977. Photo below).
The upcoming exhibition will showcase many kinds of playthings; sugoroku (Japanese backgammon), cards, baseball boards, beigoma, menko, so-called "bromide," and baseball cards.
Also on display will be the latest models of baseball board produced by EPOCH. Please come and enjoy playing with them.