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Masanori Murakami 1st MLB player...
Item # 571328
September 2, 1964
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 2, 1964 This 38 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 28: "Mets Get 4-0 Win Over Giants" with subheads and box scores. (see)
See photos for mention of Masanori Murakami becoming the first Japanese-born player to appear in the U.S. maj or leagues. In his debut, the Osuki native throws a scoreless inning against the Mets.
Other news of the day throughout. Good condition.
Category: The 20th Century