March 29, 1971 | Roy Blount Jr.
Some years ago Casey Stengel put down Japanese baseball by saying, "They're trying to play ball over there with little fingers." But last week Japan's best team, the Tokyo Yomiuri Giants, finished a six-game tour of...
November 11, 1974 | Dick Young
It was Mr. A over Mr. Oh in the great Japanese home-run-hitting contest
December 02, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
August 08, 1977
OH, THAT OH! Sadaharu Oh, the slugging first baseman of Tokyo's Yomiuri Giants, has hit 742 home runs and is a sure bet to surpass Henry Aaron's record 755. Frank Deford visits Oh-san and tells why he is already more...
August 15, 1977 | Frank Deford
Sadaharu Oh's hokey-pokey, bat-on-helmet style may look funny, but any day now Japan's national hero should break Henry Aaron's home run record