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WHERE EAST MEETS WEST

March 29, 1982
March 29, 1982

Table of Contents
March 29, 1982

NCAA Regionals
TPC Golf
Craig Beardsley
Baseball
Hockey
TV/Radio
North Carolina
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

WHERE EAST MEETS WEST

Don't panic, folks, the omnipresent Japanese have not taken over American baseball, though an impressionable patriot might conclude this after viewing the spring training scene below. Last year four Japanese teams worked out with clubs in the U.S., including the Hanshin Tigers (shown here) with the Cleveland Indians in Tucson.

This is an article from the March 29, 1982 issue Original Layout

In Tempe, a pitcher warms up under the watchful eyes of fans on the bluff above, while in Scottsdale, an American export wears a foreign uniform far from home.

The long arms of a saguaro cactus in Phoenix and the long lenses of a contingent of Japanese press photographers in Tucson create an unusual spring training atmosphere.

FIVE ILLUSTRATIONSBERNARD FUCHS