Asahi History

1920

Asahis are one of four clubs to play in the Vancouver City Senior Amateur Baseball league along with the Independent Longshoremen’s Association, Canadian Pacific Railway, and Sprott-Shaw teams.

Vancouver Asahi baseball team
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Vancouver Asahi baseball team opening game, Powell St. Ground, Vancouver, B.C., May 10, 1920. Courtesy of the Kitagawa Family.L-R: S. Matsumiya, LF; Oda, C; E. Kitagawa, CF; T. Nimi, RF; T. Furumoto, P; F. Nagano, P; Bariki Kasahara, 2B, Mgr.; Happy Yoshioka, C; Mrs. Nomura; Y. Uchiyama, P; Tom Matoba, SS; Harry Miyasaki, 1B, Captain; Kikukawa, Sub.; Mickey Kitagawa, P; Henry Ito, 3B; M. Yonemoto, LF.

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