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Banzai Babe Ruth
- Baseball, Espionage, and the Assassination during the 1934 Tour of Japan
- By: Robert K. Fitts
- Narrated by: Robin Bloodworth
- Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
In November 1934 as the United States and Japan drifted toward war, a team of American League all-stars that included Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, future secret agent Moe Berg, and Connie Mack barnstormed across the Land of the Rising Sun. Hundreds of thousands of fans, many waving Japanese and American flags, welcomed the team with shouts of Banzai! Banzai Babe Ruth! The all-stars stayed for a month, playing 18 games, spawning professional baseball in Japan.
Excellent story, reader needs pronunciation chart
- By Michael Westbay on 03-17-13
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