Ed Kasputis interviews Robert K. Fitts about his new book, Banzai Babe Ruth: Baseball, Espionage and Assassination during the 1934 Tour of Japan.
The Seattle Mariners are in Tokyo as we prepare for opening day. Ed Kasputis interviews Jeff Sullivan from lookoutlanding.com about the Mariners and Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about what to do outside of Tokyo. The Bashful Wife that Wants it All tells us what she wants to do in Hiroshima and we conclude our two part interview with Robert K. Fitts author of the soon to be best selling book, Banzai Babe Ruth. Our podcast concludes as we say good bye to Japan and head to Little Havana to explore baseball’s newest ballpark, Marlins Park.
Konnichiwa (Hello). Our PhD Committee is in the world’s largest city, Tokyo as Major League Baseball prepares to open its 2012 season in the Tokyo Dome as the Oakland Athletics host the Seattle Mariners. Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor teaches us what to see, The Bashful Wife that Wants it All tells us what she wants to see and Robert K. Fitts, author of Banzai Babe Ruth reminds us of America’s First Dream Team – the 1934 MLB All-Star team that toured Japan. As our podcast concludes, our PhD Committee refuses to say sayonara (good bye) because next week’s podcast will still be from Tokyo – Mariners in Tokyo.