Film, Video Playing & Talking about Baseball Across the Pacific

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Title
Playing & Talking about Baseball Across the Pacific
Summary
A panel of experts discussed how American baseball has influenced and been influenced by Japanese culture since the 19th century.
Event Date
May 09, 2019
Notes
-  Chandra Manning is a professor of U.S. history teaching the history of baseball course at Georgetown University and author of "What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery and the Civil War" The book won the Avery O. Craven Prize awarded by the Organization of American Historians, earned Honorable Mention for the Lincoln Prize and the Virginia Literary Awards for Nonfiction, and was a finalist for the Jefferson Davis Prize and the Frederick Douglass Prize. Manning is the author of "Troubled Refuge: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil War."
-  Bill Staples Jr. is the author of "Kenichi Zenimura: Japanese American Baseball Pioneer."
-  Robert K. Fitts is the author of several books on Japanese baseball including "Wally Yonamine: The Man Who Changed Japanese Baseball," "Banzai Babe Ruth," and "Mashi: The Unfulfilled Baseball Dreams of Masanori Murakami, the First Japanese Major Leaguer."
-  William W. Kelly is a professor of sociocultural anthropology at Yale University, a noted authority on the social and historical anthropology of Japan and the author of forthcoming "The Sports World of the Hanshin Tigers: Professional Baseball in Modern Japan."
Running Time
1 hours, 41 minutes, 5 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
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