Tag Archive | baseball

Featured Exhibit Item of the Month [July]

The Prange Collection exhibit, “Crossing the Divide: An American Dream Made in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952,” will be on display in the Maryland Room Gallery, Hornbake Library North, University of Maryland through July 2019.  Each month, we will feature one or two items from the exhibit.  For other Featured Exhibit Items of the Month, please visit here.  Our […]

Prange Collection materials in JICC Exhibition

The Prange Collection is excited to announce that six of its baseball-related magazines will be included in an exhibition at the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), the Embassy of Japan, in Washington DC. The exhibition celebrates the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game coming to Washington DC this summer.  For detailed information, please visit […]

Featured Publication: Transpacific Field of Dreams

In Transpacific Field of Dreams, Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu, 20th Century Research Award Recipient (2001-2002), explores the role that baseball has played in U.S.-Japan relations.  In Chapter 7, entitled “Field of Dreams,” she focuses on the return of baseball to Occupied Japan.  She states, “On November 23, 1945, at Tokyo’s Jingu Stadium, the Japanese enjoyed a much-awaited […]