Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer (photographer)
September or October 1944
5 x 6.75 in.
Marks and Inscriptions:
Inscription on reverse reads: 1944 All Stars
General Physical Description:
Black and white photograph
General Content Note:
Heart Mountain baseball team photograph. 1944 All-Star team from Heart Mountain which played a visiting team from Gila River.
Most of the players are wearing uniforms from local teams they played for before the war. Heart Mountain All Stars won three
games to two over Gila River All Stars. But Gila River won all of the other games. All the games were at Heart Mountain. Front
row (left to right): Snooks Kaoota, Take Ikeda, Yuzo Yasuhara, John Santo, Russ Hinaga, Mori Shimada, Chesty Okagaki, Fuzzy
Shimada (went on to become a professional bowler after the war). Back row: Tosh Asano, Texie Watanabe, Min Horino, Babe Nomura,
Fumio Kusunoki, Norman Yasui, George Ishitani, Chiakizuki, Bill Shundo, Rosie Matsui (coach).
Concentration camps, Gila River
Concentration Camps, Heart Mountain