Baseball in Japan, heroes, and the players of the past.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Above photo of Zimmer with the Dodgers in Hawaii during their 1956 tour of Japan (from the Walter O'Malley official website)
Japanese Baseball Cards has a good overview of Don Zimmer, who died yesterday, and his time in Japan. Check it out. In addition to his stint in '66 with the Flyers, he was part of at least one, if not more, tours of Japan with MLB teams.