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1931-33 Baseball Tours of Japan (9)

1931-33 Baseball Tours of Japan (9)

The Herb Hunter File. The man who organized the first Baseball Tours to Japan. A financial dispute arose and Lefty O'Doul took over the organization of such affairs for 1934. Includes nine images: two wire photos of a monstrous ticker tape type parade celebration upon the major leaguers arrival in Tokyo in 1931, two aboard the NYK ocean liner Chichibu Maru with Harvard players and trophy cup they won, 1933 tour with manager Fred Hoffman, individual shots of Hunter and his wife aboard the liner, small image from 1931 of just Hunter, and most interesting is one of him posed with a full box of Nippon baseballs. All are exceptional quality. Overall EX-MT. 8x10" unless noted.

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