School League, Asahi San-gun, 1925

Recruiting Talent

Coaching champions

The strength of the Asahi system was not only in recruiting players. Senior team members like Harry Miyasaki provided continuity as coaches to foster aspiring youth. Other players like Mickey Sato, Ty Suga, and Toragoro Nimi coached the youth teams with dedication, passing down the Asahi style and ethos to form future champions.

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School League, Asahi San-gun (third level), 1925. Karen Read and Gordon Mizuno Collection. Japanese Canadian National Museum.Back row: Yoshitaro Okada, Izo Ebata, Swanee Inouye, Harry Miyazaki, Toragoro Nimi, Saburo Miki, Jubo Sekine, Kiyoo Mizuno. Front row: George Korenaga, T. Izumi, Fred Takahashi, Roy Kawasaki, Takashi Izumi, Tadayoshi Naruse.

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