Rare Japanese Versions of Masahiro Tanaka 2014 Donruss Rated Rookie Cards Surface
April 14, 2014

Collectors keeping a close eye on Panini America’s 2014 Donruss Baseball Rated Rookie Trade-In promotion have no doubt discovered that the cards have finally started arriving into the hands of waiting collectors. And collectors likely have also noticed a previously unannounced surprise hiding in some of those three-card silver packs: An extremely rare Japanese version of Masahiro Tanaka’s card that sent the Twitterverse buzzing when the first one surfaced last Friday.

In the few days since, just three copies of Tanaka’s Japanese-version card have surfaced, including one that featured a staggering Buy It Now price of $799.95. Currently, there are three versions of the card live on eBay ranging in list price from $349.65 or Best Offer to $299.99 or Best Offer.

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