Alameda Japanese American History Project: Alameda Sports Collection ddr-ajah-5

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Children playing baseball in alleyway (ddr-ajah-5-76)
img Children playing baseball in alleyway (ddr-ajah-5-76)
Caption below photo: Young Nisei children play baseball in a Stockton, CA.,alley, circa early 1920s. (Information courtesy National Japanese American Historical Society). Phot courtesy Takuritsu Morita family, San Jose, CA.
Document with photo of baseball team on field titled And They Played Baseball (ddr-ajah-5-77)
img Document with photo of baseball team on field titled And They Played Baseball (ddr-ajah-5-77)
Includes history of the building of the baseball field by the community that came to be known at the ATK Diamond.
Team photo of the Alameda Taiiku Kai baseball team (ddr-ajah-5-78)
img Team photo of the Alameda Taiiku Kai baseball team (ddr-ajah-5-78)
Caption below photo: the Alameda Taiiku Kai (ATK) baseball team sporting a variety of uniforms. The AC symbol probably means Athletic club or Alameda Club. Alameda, CA, circa 1920s
Team photo of the Alameda Taiiku Kai baseball team (ddr-ajah-5-79)
img Team photo of the Alameda Taiiku Kai baseball team (ddr-ajah-5-79)
Caption below photo: Alameda Taiiku Kai baseball team, circa 1920s
Boy in baseball uniform standing in field (ddr-ajah-5-80)
img Boy in baseball uniform standing in field (ddr-ajah-5-80)
Caption below photo: An early photo of Jimmie Hanamura, who would play for the alameda Taiiku Kai (ATK) baseball team. It is unclear if he is a part of the team in this photo as he appears too young. A youth league did exist in Northern California in this time period, and ATK sponsored a team.
Document with photo of Hisaki Hayashi titled Memories of My Father (ddr-ajah-5-81)
img Document with photo of Hisaki Hayashi titled Memories of My Father (ddr-ajah-5-81)
Includes biographical information about Hisaki Hayashi and Alameda baseball
Portrait of Saitaro
img Portrait of Saitaro "Cy" Dick Towata in baseball uniform (ddr-ajah-5-86)
Caption below photo: Saitaro "Cy" Dick Towata of the San Jose, CA., Asahi team, 1927. He was recruited to play with the Asahi in 1924 for a barnstorming tour of Japan and Manchuria (China). The Asahi lost three of four against University teams in Japan, but rebounded to win three straight against the Manchurian teams.
Close-up of portrait of Saitaro
img Close-up of portrait of Saitaro "Cy" Dick Towata (ddr-ajah-5-87)
Caption below photo: Saitaro "Cy" Dick Towata of the San Jose, CA., Asahi team, 1927. He also played for the Alameda Taiiku Kai baseball (STK).
Panorama of two baseballs teams on field (ddr-ajah-5-88)
img Panorama of two baseballs teams on field (ddr-ajah-5-88)
Caption below photo: 1928 Alameda Taiiku Kai baseball team vs. Keio University of Tokyo, Japan. Alameda, CA. L to R of the men in suit and tie: Ryosaku Akagi: President of the Alameda Japanese Association and then Hikotaro "Harry" Kono, ATK President. Includes handwritten note describing the photo
Jimmie Hanamura in baseball uniform in stadium (ddr-ajah-5-90)
img Jimmie Hanamura in baseball uniform in stadium (ddr-ajah-5-90)
Caption below photo: Jimmie Hanamura of the Alameda Taiiku Kai (ATK) baseball team. He was born September 4, 1908, making this image circa late 1920s or early 1930s. Alameda, CA.
Sam Rokutani in baseball uniform (ddr-ajah-5-91)
img Sam Rokutani in baseball uniform (ddr-ajah-5-91)
Caption below photo: Sam Rokutani of Alameda, CA., He played for the Alameda Taiiku Kai (ATK) baseball team. Born around 1918, this photo is circa late 1930s or early 1940s.
Three men in baseball uniforms with flag (ddr-ajah-5-92)
img Three men in baseball uniforms with flag (ddr-ajah-5-92)
Caption below photo: Alameda Taiiku Kai (ATK) baseball players, circa 1930s
Team photo of ATK baseball team holding flag (ddr-ajah-5-93)
img Team photo of ATK baseball team holding flag (ddr-ajah-5-93)
Caption includes biographical information about Kiyo Nogami
Men playing baseball in field, seen through fence (ddr-ajah-5-94)
img Men playing baseball in field, seen through fence (ddr-ajah-5-94)
Caption below photo: Yasuo Tamashita / Alameda Taiiku Kai baseball team, Alameda, CA. Yas was born on November 22, 1919, making this image circa 1930s.
Masao Nakano in baseball uniform standing in field (ddr-ajah-5-96)
img Masao Nakano in baseball uniform standing in field (ddr-ajah-5-96)
Caption below photo: Masao Nakano, Alameda Taiiku Kai (ATK) baseball team. Alameda, CA. He was born around 1913, making this photo circa 1930s.
Three men in baseball uniforms (ddr-ajah-5-97)
img Three men in baseball uniforms (ddr-ajah-5-97)
Caption below photo: L to R: Taro Takeda, Sam Rokutani and Non Iwahashi of the Alameda Taiiku Kai (ATK) baseball team, Alameda, CA. Taro was born in 1915, making this photo circa early to mid 1930s.
Team photo of ATK baseball team (ddr-ajah-5-99)
img Team photo of ATK baseball team (ddr-ajah-5-99)
Caption below photo: Alameda Taiiku Kai (ATK), location unknown, probably 1935-1937
Team photo of ATK baseball team (ddr-ajah-5-100)
img Team photo of ATK baseball team (ddr-ajah-5-100)
Caption below photo: 1936 Alameda Taiiku Kai (ATK) baseball team, Alameda, CA

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