For the 50th anniversary celebration of the first Japanese baseball player in the Majors, join legend Masanori "Mashi" Murakami and author Robert Fitts of the recently published "Mashi: The Unfulfilled Baseball Dreams of Masanori Murakami, the First Japanese Major Leaguer" for a discussion on Japanese baseball, Mashi’s career and importance to U.S.-Japanese relations.
Copies of the book "Mashi" will be on sale for $25, and Mashi will autograph the book for free! Autographed balls & cards will also be offered for sale. No personal items will be signed at this event. The event takes place on Monday, July 6 at 7:00PM. Go here or here for information. You must RSVP for the event.
The Japan Foundation, Los AngelesBTW, he will also be doing a booking signing and discussion for the Baseball Reliquary on Tuesday, July 7th at 7:30PM at Villalobos Hall in Whittier College. Admission is also free. Go here for information.
5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100
Los Angeles, California 90036
Villalobos Hall, Whittier College
13507 Earlham Dr.,
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