Wally Yonamine oral history interview, part 3 of 6, June 16, 2004

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In this segment, Wally Yonamine shares memories from his days of playing professional football and baseball. He specifically recalls his excitement at the opportunity to play pro football for the San Francisco 49ers before the disappointment following his injury and release from the team. He also talks about adjusting to life in Japan and learning the nuances of baseball, especially balancing the American style of play with the Japanese style. Yonamine ends the segment by talking about different American Major League Baseball players that he met and interacted with throughout his years involved in Japanese pro baseball.

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00:29:19

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2004OH0458_03_Yonamine

Citation

Yonamine, Wally: narrator, Kunitomi, Darrell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: creator, “Wally Yonamine oral history interview, part 3 of 6, June 16, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 13, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/558.