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[Japan high school all-star baseball team at Wrigley Field, portrait, California, August 30, 1959]

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[Japan high school all-star baseball team at Wrigley Field, portrait, California, August 30, 1959]
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Los Angeles, Calif., August 30, 1959

(96.267.694)

Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family

Description

1 negative : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Group portrait of the Japan high school all-star baseball team with Los Angeles Dodgers rookies and 442nd Regimental Combat Team veterans at Wrigley Field in Los Angeles, California, August 30, 1959. Seventeen Japanese players in uniform of "Japan" across chest and "J" on cap crouch in front row next to four other men at left. One man in Japanese baseball uniform stands in back row center flanked by men in suits, Dodger uniforms of "Dodgers" across chest and "LA" on caps, and 442nd overseas hats. They stand in long rows at an angle, looking toward right edge. American flag flies in background, left.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Baseball team from Japan at Wrigley Field.

History
The Japan high school all-stars shut-out the Los Angeles Dodger rookie team in a Saturday afternoon game, August 29, 1959. The later, also beat the Nisei All-stars (3-1) the same evening.

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