Godzilla Takes the Bronx

The Inside Story of Hideki Matsui

Book Description

Before the start of the 2003 baseball season, the most celebrated baseball player in Japan signed a deal with the most celebrated baseball franchise in the world. In his first game at the most celebrated stadium in the history of sports, he worked the count full...and hit a grand slam! With the nickname of "Godzilla", an affinity for the press, and the largest stage in the world for a baseball player to play on, Hideki Matsui is already on his way to becoming an American and Japanese icon. In this book, veteran baseball writer Jerry Beac details each of Matsui;s headline-worthy ups and downs while also detailing his evolution into international icon and sporting role model

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