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Help bring Masanori Murakami, the first Japanese Major Leaguer, to the U.S. and celebrate the release of his biography with him
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    Baseball Card
    A standard-size baseball card of Masanori Murakami designed by renown artist Jesse Loving of Ars Longa Art Cards plus a big Thank You on our web site

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    Earlier Book
    A paperback copy of Remembering Japanese Baseball signed by author Rob Fitts. This book contains 25 interviews with men who played in Japan including Masanori Murakami, PLUS A standard-size baseball card of Masanori Murakami designed by renown artist Jesse Loving of Ars Longa Art Cards plus a big Thank You on our web site

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    Mashi Mug
    Coffee mug depicting Masanori Murakami

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    Book
    a hardback copy of Mashi signed by author Rob Fitts

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    Autographed Baseball Card
    A large 5 1/2 by 8 1/2 inch Turkey Red Cabinet style limited edition baseball card of Masanori Murakami designed by renown artist Jesse Loving of Ars Longa Art Cards SIGNED BY MASHI (will be shipped in July)

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    Autographed Book
    a hardback copy of Mashi signed by MASANORI MURAKAMI (will be shipped in July)

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    Autographed Baseball
    A signed baseball by Masanori Murakami (will be shipped in July)

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    Rob Fitts Book Package
    Copies of all 4 books on Japanese baseball by Rob Fitts. Includes copies signed by Rob of Mashi, Banzai Babe Ruth, Wally Yonamine, and Remembering Japanese Baseball

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    Mashi Autograph Pack
    A signed hardback copy of Mashi, a large 5 1/2 by 8 1/2 inch Turkey Red Cabinet limited edition baseball card signed by Mashi, and the standard size baseball card signed by Mashi. (will be shipped in July)

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    Private Reception in New York sometime from June 30 to July 3, 2015
    Join Mashi and author Rob Fitts for a small reception or dinner party PLUS receive an autographed hardback copy of the book Mashi. Exact date and location to be determined.

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    Private Reception in San Francisco on July 9, 10, or 11, 2015.
    Join Mashi and author Rob Fitts for a small reception or dinner party PLUS receive an autographed hardback copy of the book Mashi. Exact date and location to be determined.

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    Autograph Vintage Magazine & Book
    A copy of Asahi Graphic from 1966 autographed by Mashi and an autographed copy of the book Mashi (will be shipped in July)

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    Attend a SF Giants game as Mashi's Guest
    Join Masanori Murakami & author Rob Fitts at the July 10 SF Giants home game. Plus, get on the field access with Mashi for 15 minutes prior to the game. Plus get a copy of the book Mashi.

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