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Heart Mountain All-Stars
Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Date Created and/or Issued
September or October 1944
Publication Information
Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Contributing Institution
Japanese American National Museum
Shimada (Moriyuki) Scrapbook
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Inscription on reverse reads: 1944 All Stars
Black and white photograph
Heart Mountain baseball team photograph. 1944 All-Star team from Heart Mountain which played a visiting team from Gila River. Most of the players are wearing uniforms from local teams they played for before the war. Heart Mountain All Stars won three games to two over Gila River All Stars. But Gila River won all of the other games. All the games were at Heart Mountain. Front row (left to right): Snooks Kaoota, Take Ikeda, Yuzo Yasuhara, John Santo, Russ Hinaga, Mori Shimada, Chesty Okagaki, Fuzzy Shimada (went on to become a professional bowler after the war). Back row: Tosh Asano, Texie Watanabe, Min Horino, Babe Nomura, Fumio Kusunoki, Norman Yasui, George Ishitani, Chiakizuki, Bill Shundo, Rosie Matsui (coach).
5 x 6.75 in.
Okagaki, Chesty
Concentration camps, Gila River
Shimada, Fuzzy
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Kaoota, Snooks
Ikeda, Tak
Yasuhara, Yuzo
Shimada, Moriyuki
Hinaga, Russ
Matsui, Rosie
Asano, Tosh
Watanabe, Texie
Horino, Min
Nomura, Babe
Kusunoki, Fumio
Ishitani, George
Shundo, Bill
Santo, John