Effectively Wild Episode 1816: Another Date That Lives in Infamy

Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about a week of many meetings but no breakthroughs between MLB and the MLBPA, Liberty Media’s financial disclosures about the Braves’ profitability, the prospects of a labor deal before the owners’ deadline for starting the season on time, and more, then (25:22) talk to historian and author Kerry Yo Nakagawa, the founder and director of the non-profit Nisei Baseball Research Project, about the history of baseball in Japan, the development of baseball in the Japanese American community, the impact and legacy of Kenichi Zenimura and the Vancouver Asahi, the 80th anniversary of FDR’s order to incarcerate Japanese Americans during World War II, the role of baseball in the internment camps, Masanori Murakami’s trailblazing career, Nakagawa’s athletic ancestors and his efforts to preserve Japanese American baseball history, and much more.

Audio intro: Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard, “Faking a Living
Audio interstitial: Kat Eggleston, “Executive Order 9066
Audio outro: Sloan, “Can’t You Figure it Out?

Link to Rosenthal’s column
Link to Passan’s tweet
Link to Liberty Media news
Link to The Athletic on Liberty Media
Link to Manfred video tweet
Link to dog photo tweet
Link to Nisei Baseball Research Project
Link to mlb.tv autorenew article
Link to NJAHS summary
Link to history museum explainer
Link to Diamonds in the Rough
Link to barnstorming photo
Link to high school curriculum
Link to Executive Order 9066
Link to E.O. 9066 wiki
Link to story on 80th anniversary
Link to Sleeping Dogs documentary
Link to Vancouver Asahi story
Link to THT on the Asahi
Link to Zenimura info
Link to Zenimura SI story
Link to Gila River story
Link to MLB.com Murakami story
Link to 42 for 21 list
Link to 42 for 21 EW episode
Link to Doc Adams EW episode
Link to Doc Adams story
Link to Doc Adams SABR bio

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