In 1903, Chiura Obata was the founder of the first Japanese American baseball team in San Francisco called the Fuji Athletic Club. His 'love for the game' would last decades; even from within the barbed wire fences of the Topaz, Utah concentration camp. His son Gyo would eventually design some of the most beautiful baseball parks in the world with HOK Sports. Author, filmmaker and historian Kerry Yo Nakagawa explores the Obata family legacy in the Bay Area, Topaz, Utah to AT&T Park.
Related exhibit: Topaz: Artists in Internment, Main Library, 4th Floor, April 28 – June 24, 2012.