Two US Marines teams put on this baseball demonstration match in Athletic Park, Wellington, in January 1943. It attracted a crowd of between 20,000 and 25,000 New Zealanders who generally found the game enjoyable, despite some confusion over the rules. The American habit of arguing with the umpire was, however, considered unsporting by some.
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Reference: Weekly Review 77. National Film Unit, 1943
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