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By Robert Whiting

ISBN-10: 0446531928

ISBN-13: 9780446531924

ISBN-10: 0446694037

ISBN-13: 9780446694032

Matsui... Nomo... Sasaki... Ichiro... the so-called American "National hobby" has constructed a decidedly eastern aptitude. certainly, during this year's All-Star video game, of the beginning American League outfielders have been from Japan. And for the 3rd instantly yr, Ichiro - the fleet-footed Seattle Mariner - got extra votes for the All-Star video game than the other participant within the video game this day. a few 15 years in the past, within the bestseller "You Gotta Have Wa," Robert Whiting tested how former American significant league ballplayers attempted to deal with a special tradition whereas taking part in professional ball in Japan. Now, Whiting reverses his box and divulges how opt for jap stars have encounter the Pacific to play within the great leagues. not just have they'd to house the yank lifestyle, yet they've got separately replaced the sport in dramatic fashion.

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