Item # 153488.
Issei Baseball: The Story of the First Japanese American Ballplayers
By Robert K. Fitts.
Issei Baseball focuses on the small group of men who formed the first professional and semi-professional Japanese baseball clubs. These players’ story tells the history of early Japanese American baseball, including the placement of Saisho, Kitsuse, and their families in relocation camps during World War II and the Japanese immigrant experience.
Hardbound: 344 pp.