Lou Gehrig speaking to an officer candidate

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Dennis M. Ogawa Nippu Jiji Photograph Collection
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Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive, "Gaijin" Collection

Caption on reverse [translation]: "Domei Photographic Sports News September 29, 1936. Extremely Popular Gehrig. (New York) Domei. Officer candidates from our Training Fleet, which is currently visiting New York City on a training cruise, attended a baseball game between the Yankees and St. Louis Browns at Yankee Stadium on August 27. Since there were many [illegible] Gehrig a home run for the Yankees [illegible] the players also welcomed such rare spectators and a scene of US-Japan friendship developed in the stands. Photograph: the candidates welcoming Gehrig."

September 29, 1936


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Hawai'i Times Photo Archives Foundation

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