Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Japan, Baseball, MLB, International
Japan; Baseball; Major League Baseball (Organization); International relations
Baseball, the national pastime, has always had vast international ambitions. Around the world tours led by Albert Spalding, Japanese tours coming and going in both countries, and the grand Ruth-Gehrig tour to Japan in 1934, all speak to a long relationship between major league baseball and the world.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "Baseball Around the World with Special Attention to Japan" (2000). On Sport and Society. 525.