1939 BC Snapshots     

Roy Yamamura & Nag Nishihara

Two of the mainstays of the Vancouver Asahis - Roy Yamamura (left) and Nag Nishihara

[Photo from the film Asahi, produced by Orbit Films, at Nikkei Stories]

Nag NishiharaRoy YamamuraBert Nex

Above left - Asahi's Nag Nishihara takes a cut.  Middlet - Roy Yamamura (left) with an unidentified Collingwood player (with cigarette !)   Right - Bert Nex, manager of Victoria's Pitzer & Nex. Below - Tommy Restell first baseman and playing manager of the Victoria Athletics.

Tommy Restell

[Photos from the Pat Adachi collection & Victoria Daily Colonist ]