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