Asahi Reunion1972

Canadian legends

Reunited

Three decades after the last Asahi game, former team members gathered for a reunion in Toronto in 1972. Players from the earliest years of the club to the final 1941 season came together from all parts of the country to reminisce about old times with the team.

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Asahi Reunion, October 8, 1972. Back L-R: Nally Nakata, Ken Shimada, Akio Kutsukake, Muni Miike, Yuki Uno, Eddie Nakamura, Herby Tanaka, Mickey Maikawa, Ken Kutsukake, Tommy Sawayama. Middle L-R: Kaz Suga, Mike Maruno, Tameo Aoki, Charlie Tanaka, Reggie Yasui, George Shishido, Frank Shiraishi, Bob Yasui, Kenji Yamamura, [unidentified], Roy Yamamura, Frank Nakamura. Front L-R: Tanaka, T. Nimi, Tom Matoba, Eddie Kitagawa, Junji Ito, Ron Yonemoto, George Tanaka, Kitamura, [unidentified], Jack Hayami. Floor: Kiyoshi Suga. Ken and Rose Kutsukake Collection. Japanese Canadian National Museum.

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