Posts Tagged ‘ Sendai ’

Babe Ruth’s First Home Run in Japan – 1934

May 26th, 2009 | By | Category: History & Culture, Museums

In 1934 Babe Ruth visited Japan as part of a goodwill team that played against an All-Japan team made up primarily of Tokyo Six University League Team players.  The American team was managed by Connie Mack and the roster of players included baseball legends Lefty Grove, Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, and Jimmie Foxx.  The American […]

Gyutan in Sendai

May 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Food

On a recent trip to Sendai, located in Miyagi Prefecture in the Tohoku Region of Japan, I was told that the regional specialty that I had to try was gyutan. Sometimes I think it’s better not to know too much about what you are eating beforehand and this is one of those cases.  When I […]