This is a great book on one of the most beautifully esoteric topics out there. This is a subject that can be appreciated more now than ever. Japanese baseball rocks! Read morePublished on Jan. 16 2004 by B. Poelman
This book is fun to read even if you are not into baseball, but if you are, then its awesome! Its mainly made up of many different stories and experience from American baseball... Read morePublished on April 23 2003 by Ching-An Cheng
I enjoyed this book so much that I went out and did quite a bit of research on my own about the Japanese leagues. It is entertaining and at the same time you will be educated. Read morePublished on May 30 2002 by Bruce Tracy
A fascinating cultural history disguised as sports lore. I bought this book because I'd seen it quoted in several other books about Japan that I had greatly enjoyed. Read morePublished on March 4 2002 by Marty McFly
Overall a great read and worth buying, but it wore me down a bit with the unrelenting uni-directional criticism. Read morePublished on Dec 2 2000 by Greg Giokas
I have had the fortunate experience of visiting Japan twice and seeing some Japanese baseball. It was an experience I shall never forget. Read morePublished on Feb. 27 2000 by Crossfit Len
If I were teaching a college course on Japan, this would be my text book. Readable, funny and right on the mark. Read morePublished on Jan. 26 2000 by "symansk"
like the warren cromartie book slugging it out in japan this is another must have book as up until 1988 it tells you the crazy goings on and stories involving americans baseball... Read morePublished on June 7 1999 by firstname.lastname@example.org