Norio Goto, Mrs. Goto and Grace Eiko Thomson

Canadian legends

The legend retold

The Asahi story quickly spread through broadcast media. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation aired a radio documentary “Stealing Home” in 1993, and a year later, sports journalist Norio Goto produced a documentary for Japanese television.

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Norio Goto, Mrs. Goto and Grace Eiko Thomson at the BC Sports Hall of Fame Gala, April 2005. Elmer Morishita, photographer. Courtesy of Elmer Morishita.

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