The Chicago-Waseda rivalry is one of my favorite stories and hopefully will be a subject of a future book. Here's the basic story, reprinted from Banzai Babe Ruth and in turn cribbed from Robert Whiting's Samurai Way of Baseball and You Gotta Have Wa.
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