The final season for the celebrated Ashais of Vancouver. With the Second World War and the action of the Canadian government to force Japanese Canadians to internment camps the team was disbanded (although baseball continued for members of the team in the various camps, especially in the Slocan Valley).
Members of the last Asahi team, back row (left to right) - Yuki Uno, Eddie Nakamura, Naggie Nishihara, Koei Mitsui, Kaz Suga
Seated - Mike Maruno, Ken Kutsukake, George Shishido, Roy Yamamura, Tom Sawayama, Frank Shiraishi. Front - Kiyoshi Suga.