TOKYO (AP) — Japan nearly came to a standstill as millions watched Hideki Matsui, the man they know as Godzilla, ead the Yankees to the World Series title.
The 2009 Major League Baseball All Star game was in St. Louis at Busch Stadium.
SEATTLE (AP) — Don Wakamatsu is proud to be the first Asian American manager in Major League Baseball history. He’s also keenly aware of what his grandparents endured generations before he took over the Seattle Mariners.
Imagine your second day on the job being in front of cameras and reporters at a press conference introducing the Seattle Mariners newest player from Japan. This was the situation presented to then 26-year-old Ken Barron on his second day of work as the Mariners’ interpreter.