Rob Fitts

Robert K. Fitts is the founder of SABR’s Asian Baseball Research Committee and he writes about the history of Japanese baseball and the game’s role in US-Japan relations. He has published four books on the topic including Banzai Babe Ruth (winner of the 2012 Seymour Medal) and Remembering Japanese Baseball (winner of the 2005 SABR Research Award). His next book, Issei Baseball, on the history of early Japanese American baseball, was published by the University of Nebraska Press in 2020.

 

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  • The Shared National Pastime: San Diego’s First Japanese Ball Game
  • Babe Ruth and Eiji Sawamura

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