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Diamond Gods of the Morning Sun - The Vancouver Asahi Baseball Story

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Diamond Gods of the Morning Sun - The Vancouver Asahi Baseball Story - Hotchkiss, Ron
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This is the story of the Asahi, a Japanese Canadian baseball team that was formed in 1914 and competed in Vancouver's Caucasian leagues between 1918 and 1941. Using a strategy called "brain ball," the smaller Japanese defeated the larger white teams and won a number of championships. This describes what happened to some of these Asahi players after Pearl Harbor when British Columbia's Japanese were sent to internment camps in the province's interior. Here they played an important role in establishing baseball leagues. ...

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Diamond Gods of the Morning Sun - The Vancouver Asahi Baseball Story 2013, FriesenPress

ISBN-13: 9781460227251

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Diamond Gods of the Morning Sun - The Vancouver Asahi Baseball Story 2013, FriesenPress

ISBN-13: 9781460227244

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