Sports

Sports were a major form of recreation for the Issei and Nisei in the camps. Baseball became the preferred sport for both, although basketball and football were also popular among the Nisei. Organized teams, often consisting of friends from prewar neighborhoods, played each other in highly competitive matches. Other sports, like ping-pong, judo, boxing, badminton, and sumo wrestling were also popular pastimes.

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Related articles from the Densho Encyclopedia :
Manzanar Committee, Sports and recreation in camp

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Women's basketball champions (ddr-fom-1-570)
img Women's basketball champions (ddr-fom-1-570)
"Hunt Area A / 1944 Basketball Champs / 'Calmbanettes' / Blocks 1, 5, 8."
Men preparing to depart for a golf tournament (ddr-fom-1-444)
img Men preparing to depart for a golf tournament (ddr-fom-1-444)
The golfers are standing in front of a Sun Valley Stages bus, going to the Hunt Golf Club Tournament.
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