The Los Angles Dodgers have had a long history of Asian players on their team, and unfortunately an equally long list of racist incidents.
The first Japanese player to play in the All Star game and win Rookie of the Year was Dodger Hideo Nomo. Fellow Dodgers Chan Ho Park and Hong-Chih Kuo … Read more
The San Jose Giants, already gloomy after a sub-par season, have more bad news.
Japanese Heritage Night in San Jose, CA started off as good publicity for the Giants. However, a failed attempt at humor from their public relations team put them in a bad light.
Three members of the team were recorded … Read more
The San Francisco Unified School District has confirmed to the San Francisco Chronicle that a high school baseball coach has been suspended after being accused of mocking an Asian American player.
Don Papa has been head coach since 2004 at Galileo, a high school with a large Asian American student population.
Papa allegedly used a … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
AsAmNews continues its countdown of the top five most popular stories of the year with an update on number 4.
What a year it’s been for Cubs shortstop Addison Russell.
The Filipino American made his first All Star game appearance … Read more
You might call it a Japanese American field of dreams in the midst of a nightmare.
The Idaho State Journal reports that a baseball field used by those incarcerated at Minidoka will be reconstructed.
It’s a joint project of the National Park Service and Friends of Minidoka. They are seeking both volunteers and donors … Read more
The three-time World Series title and two-time Cy Young Award winner, Tim Lincecum, will likely not be wearing the red and orange of the San Francisco Giants in 2016.
For the first time in his career, this 31-year-old Filipino American right-hander will be a free agent.
While many Giants fans will be sad … Read more
The Sino Japanese War was recreated on the baseball field in Oakland, California by two promoters looking for any angle to draw in new fans.
Two of Asia’s pioneering baseball pitchers will be recognized at ceremonies in their respective home countries Friday, reports KoreAm.
Chan Ho Park, 41, is the first South Korean to play in major league baseball and will be honored at the Korean Professional Baseball All-Star Game at Champions Field in Gwangju, South Korea. Park spent … Read more
The first Japanese American baseball team formed in 1903 in San Francisco by the Fuji Athletic Club.
Competition was multi-racial with Caucasians, Filipino, Portuguese, and Japanese laborers competing against … Read more
The excitement surrounding his recent appearance against the New York Mets at Citi Field brought back memories of another Korean ball player, according to a blog post by Andrew Keh in the … Read more