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[Mori Shimada at bat, Heart Mountain, Wyoming, 1944]

Shimada, Mori [ bio ]

[Mori Shimada at bat, Heart Mountain, Wyoming, 1944]
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H: 4 in, W: 6 in

Heart Mountain, Wyo., September or October 1944


Gift of Mori Shimada


1 b&w; photograph of Mori Shimada batting for Heart Mountain All-Star baseball team against visiting team from Gila River at Heart Mountain concentration camp, September and October 1944. "Pop" Zenimura is the catcher for Gila All-Stars. Most fans are Issei's wearing fedora (stetson) hats. Most of the players are wearing uniforms from local teams they played for before the war.

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