Babe Ruth visits Japan with an American all-star baseball team
Japan Date:1934 Duration:39 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Title card notes that Babe Ruth got a 'hero's ovation' when he came to Japan, leading an American all-star team that visited after the 1934 season. Brief shot of some team members shows Ruth in center, manager Connie Mack on right, and several other players. Game action at unidentified Japanese stadium. Japanese people watch the game. (Note: Baseball was introduced to Japan in 1872 by Horace Wilson, an English professor at the Kaisei Gakko School in Tokyo. The first baseball team was called the Shimbashi Athletic Club and was established in 1878.)
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