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.

[Above photos from the Pat Adachi collection & Victoria Daily Colonist ]

Below - left - Tommy Restell first baseman and playing manager of the Victoria Athletics. Right - Jack Kelly, catcher for Salmo Miners.

Tommy RestellJack Kelly

The three Hudlins of the Victoria Brown Bombers - L-R - Doug Hudlin, Joe Hudlin and Parnell Hudlin

Doug HudlinJoe HudlinParnell Hudlin