New Denver Wolves baseball team

Baseball in the Camps

Out came the balls and gloves

Veteran Asahi players formed teams and inspired youngsters to play ball games, rallying the camp communities after a bleak and difficult winter. “Even then, you know,” one recollected, “you’ve got to have a baseball team, no matter where you go in the Japanese community.”

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New Denver Wolves baseball team, New Denver, B.C., September 26, 1943. Japanese Canadian National Museum 92/24.

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