Powell Street neighbourhood

Nikkei (neek-kay)

Japanese term meaning ‘of Japanese descent,’ referring to Japanese immigrants and their descendants.

The Dream of a Team

The Vancouver Nippons

In Vancouver, community leaders decided to form a baseball club. Nearly twenty players responded to the invitation to join - young Nikkei men full of vigour and reckless valour. At least one had played in Japan, an outstanding catcher, Kunitaro Noguchi.

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Powell Street neighbourhood

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