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Baseball in Japan & the U.S.

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 

Program Details: This is a free event, with advance registration required. Suggested donations are welcome to support our innovative programs. This program will be conducted online via Zoom. Registrants will receive the viewing link by email in advance of the event.

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About the Event

Let’s Play Two: Baseball in Japan and the U.S.

Baseball—the national pastime of both Japan and the U.S.—will be featured at the Tokyo Summer Games for the first time since 2008. In a lead-up to the 150th anniversary of baseball in Japan, join us for a discussion of the differences in the game in both countries, the popularity of the sport, experiences playing through the pandemic, and prospects for baseball at the Tokyo Summer Games. Participants include Warren Cromartie, outfielder and first baseman from Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) (Tokyo Yomiuri Giants), Major League Baseball (Montreal Expos, Kansas City Royals), and 1989 NPB MVP and Matt Murton, popular MLB outfielder (Chicago Cubs, Oakland A’s, Colorado Rockies) and 2010 NPB single-season hit record breaker (Hanshin Tigers). Moderated by director Yuriko Gamo Romer, whose upcoming film, Diamond Diplomacy, explores the relationship between the U.S. and Japan through a shared love of baseball.

This program is part of our Passing the Torch series, a celebration of the upcoming Tokyo Summer Games.

 

Wednesday, July 14, 8 PM EDT
Thursday, July 15, 9 AM JST | Calculate your local time

 

 

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Let’s Play Two: Baseball in Japan and the U.S.

 

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Date:
July 14
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
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