Asahis after training

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Philosophy

The Asahi style combined more than just speed and strategy. The players also demonstrated a philosophy of teamwork, self-discipline and fair play. Good sportsmanship made the Asahis a big hit with fans. They were "a treat to watch" for their sheer love and respect for the game.

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Vancouver Asahi baseball team after strenuous training at Hastings Park, 1926. Courtesy of the Kitagawa Family.

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