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Title
Heart Mountain baseball
Creator
Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer
Date Created and/or Issued
May 1944
Publication Information
Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Contributing Institution
Japanese American National Museum
Collection
Shimada (Moriyuki) Scrapbook
Rights Information
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Description
Black and white photograph
1 b&w photograph of a catcher standing and waiting for the ball to be thrown home. Below is a man sliding into home base. There is an umpire behind them both. George Miyahara was the first baseball from San Francisco then went to Heart Mountain then after camp went back to San Francisco. Tas Yamada is sliding into home base and he is from San Jose, went to Heart Mountain then after camp went to Detroit. Harry Miyakusu is the umpire from San Jose, then went to Heart Mountain, and returned to San Jose. They are all San Jose Zebras. 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. Most of the fans were issei and they wore fedora (Stetson) hats to the game. 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.
Type
image
Format
2.375 x 3.375 in.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf0f59n4ds
92.10.2G
Subject
Baseball
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain
Miyakusu, Harry
Yamada, Tas
Miyahara, George
Umpire
Concentration camps, Gila River
Catcher