Virtual Author Series: Robert Fitts

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 2:00pm

Please join us for a “Virtual Author Series” program with Robert Fitts, one of the leading experts on the subject of Japanese baseball. Rob will discuss his newest book, Issei Baseball, the story of the first Japanese Americans to play baseball, back in the early part of the 20th century. He has previously written biographies of Masanori Murakami (the first Japanese born player in the major leagues) and Wally Yonamine (the first American to play pro ball in Japan after World War II).

He has also written Banzai Babe Ruth , the story of the 1934 American all-star team that traveled to Japan.

This program is free, but registration is required.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information to join the virtual program.