Transpacific Field of Dreams: How Baseball Linked the United States and Japan in Peace and War

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INDEX
Abe, Isoo, 87, 89–91, 94, 112, 115, 120, 134, 147, 149
Advertising, 4, 81–83, 158
African Americans, 123, 128–30, 139
Ainsmith, Eddie, 125–27
Allied occupation of Japan, 7, 198–200, 207–8, 225, 227, 229–30
Amateur baseball: IABF (International
Amateur Baseball Federation), 170, 171–72; players, 169; student baseball, 142, 147, 164; USA Baseball Congress, 168
Amateurism, 117–18, 143
American baseball, 15, 116, 121, 129–30, 181, 227; players, 36, 83, 109, 124; collegiate, 90, 144; teams, 36, 73, 103
American Baseball entrepreneurs, 92–94, 99, 119–20, 125–27, 137, 153, 15859, 166–70, 171, 183, 206–7, 222–23
American League, 79, 84, 111, 121, 236; allstars, 141, 149; players, 160, 227
American Negro Leagues, 128–29, 139, 167, 237
American professional baseball, 1, 11, 20, 55, 65, 84, 90, 98, 112, 115–16, 120–21, 123, 136, 138, 148, 181, 216, 219, 221, 224, 227
Americans, 2–15 passim, 19, 22, 31–33, 35–37, 50–55, 65, 69, 73, 110–21 passim, 140–41, 151–53, 162, 168–70, 171, 197, 199, 201–2, 207–8, 213
America’s Game, 1, 21, 26, 32–33, 38, 41, 43, 59, 94, 119, 130, 189, 195, 202, 205, 244
Amherst College, 18, 25, 86, See also Collegiate baseball
Armed forces, 186–87, 193, 195
Army, 48–49, 179, 187–89, 191, 196, 2056, 227, 241
Asahi, 58, 60, 147, 176, 191–92, 208
Asahi Shinbun, 85, 95–96, 98, 164, 208, 217, 234, See also Japanese press
Asian Americans in Southern California, 130; ballplayers, 123; barnstorming tour, 129; colonial subjects, 158; colony, 53, 55; empire, 77; imperium, 180; mainland, 65, 177, 232; markets, 88, 162; modernizing country, 56; nation, 13, 27, 75, 112, 118, 169
Asians, 9, 118
Athletics, 48, 50, 54, 92, See also Collegiate baseball
Atsushi, Kōno, 159
Ball games, 2, 14, 19, 26, 43, 46, 51
Ballplayers, professional, 144, 172, 177, 188
Baseball: ascendancy of, 7, 26, 33; boosters, 69, 134, 183, 203, 206; clinics, 132, 226; clubs, 24, 37, 157; commentators, 154, 207; commercialized, 107–8, 164, 208; diffusion of, 6–7, 60, 63, 67, 72; entertainment, 121, 226; establishment, 184–86; fans, 184, 211; fever, 8, 16, 65, 77, 80, 98, 108, 120, 159; fields, 1, 44, 49–50, 62, 109, 173, 189, 193, 195; genesis of, 12, 15; local enthusiasts, 47, 115; matches, 21, 92; networks, 72, 106; professional enterprise, 8, 224; rhetoric of, 152, 199; teams, 23–24, 37, 62, 83, 195, 204, 229; transpacific, 9, 72, 77, 82, 84, 88, 92, 106, 109, 130–31, 135, 145, 189, 199, 217, 235–36, 240, 243; youth, 51, 59, 142, See also American baseball; Japanese baseball; Major League Baseball; Professional baseball; Semipro baseball
Baseball journalism: annual baseball guides, 81, 111, 194; baseball writers, 126, 164; magazines, 4, 84–86, 121, 152, 210–12, 219

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