Wally Yonamine

Wally Yonamine

The Man Who Changed Japanese Baseball

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Wally Yonamine was both the first Japanese American to play for an NFL franchise and the first American to play professional baseball in Japan after World War II. This is the unlikely story of how a shy young man from the sugar plantations of Maui overcame prejudice to integrate two professional sports in two countries.
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2008.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 339 pages, [10] pages of plates) : illustrations


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