Robert K. Fitts

Robert K. Fitts graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and received a Ph.D. from Brown University. Originally trained as an archaeologist of Colonial America, Mr. Pitts left that field to focus on his passion, Japanese baseball. He is also the author of Remembering Japanese Baseball: An Oral History of the Game and Wally Yonamine: The Man Who Changed Japanese Baseball.

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“Robert Fitts has made another important contribution to Japanese American history and to the role of baseball in that story, as well as to the history of the United States.”

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In this carefully prepared history dominated by the larger-than-life player Babe Ruth, author Robert Fitts corrects the errors of previous books about the famous baseball tour of Japan 1934.