Sport: Ball in Japan

The shrewdly susceptible Japanese long ago learned to like baseball when they watched teams from visiting U. S. battleships play it. Presently they began to play themselves, little pitchers with big ears who paid heed to all developments of baseball in the U. S. In 1914, the Chicago Cubs and the New York Giants played an exhibition series in Japan. By 1928, baseball was more popular in Japan than the antique national sport of wrestling. Nowadays Japanese newspapers must report the world's series from the U. S. play by play. Last week a syndicate,...

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