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The Resource Banzai Babe Ruth : baseball, espionage, & assassination during the 1934 tour of Japan, Robert K. Fitts, (electronic resource)

Banzai Babe Ruth : baseball, espionage, & assassination during the 1934 tour of Japan, Robert K. Fitts, (electronic resource)

Label
Banzai Babe Ruth : baseball, espionage, & assassination during the 1934 tour of Japan
Title
Banzai Babe Ruth
Title remainder
baseball, espionage, & assassination during the 1934 tour of Japan
Statement of responsibility
Robert K. Fitts
Title variation
Baseball, espionage, & assassination during the 1934 tour of Japan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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, and spreading goodwill. Politicians on both sides of the Pacific hoped that the amity generated by the tour-and the two nations
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fitts, Robert K.
Dewey number
796.357
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ruth, Babe
  • Baseball
  • Baseball
  • Sports and state
  • Civilization
  • United States
Label
Banzai Babe Ruth : baseball, espionage, & assassination during the 1934 tour of Japan, Robert K. Fitts, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Recurring Japanese Characters; Prologue; Part 1 "When I say I'll do something, I bet my life on it."; Appendix 3. Tour Game Line Scores; Part 2 "Babe Ruth ... is a great deal more effective Ambassador than I could ever be."; Part 3 "The Japanese are equal to the Americansin strength of spirit."; Part 4 "There will be no war between the United States and Japan."; Part 5 "To hell with Babe Ruth!"; Appendix 1. The All American Touring Party; Appendix 2. Tour Batting and Pitching Statistics; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn797825804
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 319 pages :)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803240247
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613664785
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)797825804
Label
Banzai Babe Ruth : baseball, espionage, & assassination during the 1934 tour of Japan, Robert K. Fitts, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Recurring Japanese Characters; Prologue; Part 1 "When I say I'll do something, I bet my life on it."; Appendix 3. Tour Game Line Scores; Part 2 "Babe Ruth ... is a great deal more effective Ambassador than I could ever be."; Part 3 "The Japanese are equal to the Americansin strength of spirit."; Part 4 "There will be no war between the United States and Japan."; Part 5 "To hell with Babe Ruth!"; Appendix 1. The All American Touring Party; Appendix 2. Tour Batting and Pitching Statistics; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn797825804
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 319 pages :)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803240247
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613664785
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)797825804

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