Saturday, April 30, 2011

Zenimura Featured on the Infinite Baseball Card Set

Kenichi Zenimura is featured on the Infinite Baseball Card Set blog for May 2011 in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Artist Gary Cieradkowski describes the Infinite Baseball Card Set, "There is no complete set, it will go on forever, each card representing a unique and interesting baseball player ... I am going to create all the cards I wanted when I was kid, and share some knowledge and stories from baseball's forgotten corners."

Check it out.

http://infinitecardset.blogspot.com/2011/04/74-kenichi-zenimura-us-japanese.html

Saturday, April 9, 2011

A field of dreams at internment camp, by Richard Ruelas, the Arizona Republic

Ken Zenimura was crazy about baseball. Even after the government, which feared Japanese-Americans couldn't be trusted during World War II, forcibly relocated him from Fresno, Calif., to a camp in the desert 50 miles southwest of Phoenix, he had baseball on his mind. Zenimura was among 120,000 Japanese-Americans who were forced into 10 incarceration camps in the western United States and Arkansas in 1942.
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