Shimada, Mori, Japanese American, photographer (photographer)
September or October 1944
4 x 6 in.
General Physical Description:
Black and white photograph
General Content Note:
1 b&w photograph of Mori Shimoda batting for Heart Mountain all star 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).