2014 Donruss Masahiro Tanaka Card Includes Japanese Variation

2014 Donruss Masahiro Tanaka Card Includes Japanese Variation

The Rated Rookie wrapper redemption packs for 2014 Donruss Baseball are showing up in collectors' mailboxes and it turns out there is a surprise variation. Masahiro Tanaka has both an English and a Japanese version.

2014 Donruss Masahiro Tanaka 2014 Donruss Masahiro Tanaka Japanese

By the front, the only difference between the two cards is Tanaka's name at the bottom of the card.

Things are a lot more obvious on the back:

2014 Donruss Masahiro Tanaka Japanese Back

Panini has not yet announced how rare the 2014 Donruss Masahiro Tanaka Japanese card is in relation to the regular version. However, if the first handful of listings on eBay is an indication, the variation is significantly rarer.

Top eBay Listings

2014 Donruss #201A Masahiro Tanaka English
$12.99

2013 BBM MASAHIRO TANAKA 26 Regular Cards Lot XRC Cards Lot Yankees
$5.00

(13) 2014 Topps Finest MASAHIRO TANAKA RC #75 Yankees Rookie Card LOT NM
$18.99

2017 Topps Triple Threads Single Jumbo Relics Silver #SJR-MTK Masahiro Tanaka
$20.00

2017 Topps Triple Threads Single Jumbo Relics Silver #SJR-MTK Masahiro Tanaka
$20.00

2017 Topps Allen and Ginter Relics "B" #FSRB-MTA Masahiro Tanaka
$5.19

MASAHIRO TANAKA 2015 TOPPS TRIPLE THREADS GOLD 6X RELIC JERSEY CARD #TTR-MTA1 9
$22.00

MASAHIRO TANAKA 2017 DYNASTY AUTO JERSEY PATCH #4 10 SILVER EDITION SEALED BY 
$99.00

2014 Topps Luminescent Masahiro Tanaka #T7 NY Yankees
$15.00

MASAHIRO TANAKA 2017 TOPPS DYNASTY AUTO JERSEY PATCH #1 5 GOLD EDITION SEALED
$102.50

Masahiro Tanaka 2014 Topps Update Rookie Card Lot #US-200 (114 Cards)
$49.99

2014 Panini Prizm MASAHIRO TANAKA 08 25 Rc Red Rookie Reign Parallel
$25.00

2014 Panini Prizm Red White & Blue Pulsar Prizms Rookie #185 Masahiro Tanaka
$15.78

BECKETT GRADED BCCG 10 2014 BOWMAN ROOKIE RC MASAHIRO TANAKA YANKEES # 88
$9.99

Masahiro Tanaka 2014 Topps Update US-200 Black Parallel #11 63 Rookie Yankees
$28.00

2014 bowman sterling masahiro tanaka gem mint 10 #25 rookie
$21.50
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Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff.

His collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection.


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  1. how rare are these?

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