A brand new #HeritageMinute tells the story of the Vancouver Asahi baseball team. Challenged both on and off the field, they won multiple titles over 27 years. In 1942 their run was cut short, when they were interned along with 22,000 other Japanese Canadians. #HeritageMinutes @HistoricaCanada
Attention all Asahi players aged 16-25 years old. The Association is presenting an award recognizing youth(s) who make outstanding contributions to the Asahi Baseball Association. This award recognizes youth volunteers who promote the Asahi objectives; inspire respect, sportsmanship and best effort; and help preserve the Vancouver Asahi legacy.
Recipients may apply or be nominated by a member by a letter/email to firstname.lastname@example.org (500 word maximum) before Jan 15th 2019.
The Asahi Baseball Association (formerly known as the Canadian Nikkei Youth Baseball Club) is dedicated to creating healthy communities through the game of baseball. Inspired by the legacy of the Asahi Baseball team, for their skill, perseverance and accomplishments, it is our collective dream to bring back the Asahi Baseball Team to the Nikkei Community and Canada.
We believe in fair play, hard work and teamwork. We are a new club and are open to all, without regard to gender, ethnic origin or residency.