On Wednesday, June 29, Robert Fitts will discuss his lavishly illustrated book, An Illustrated Introduction to Japanese Baseball Cards. The book introduces the reader to the fascinating and colorful world of Japanese baseball cards, from their beginnings in the late 19th century to the present day.
Robert is one of the leading authorities on Japanese baseball and has written previous books such as Banzai Babe Ruth and Mashi: The Unfulfilled Baseball Dreams of Masanori Murakami, The First Japanese Major Leaguer.
The program begins at 1 pm in the Bullpen Theater and virtually. There will be a book signing in the Library Atrium following the program.
Virtual participants may join us live on the Hall of Fame's Facebook page.
An Illustrated Introduction to Japanese Baseball Cards By Robert Fitts