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Alameda in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

ATK Baseball Field

1916-1938

 
 
ATK Baseball Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 11, 2020
1. ATK Baseball Field Marker
Inscription.  
Alameda Taiku Kai
(Alameda Athletic Club)
During the years 1916-1938 this was the approximate location of home plate of the Alameda Japanese American ATK Baseball Field. Games were played on week-ends against other Japanese American and top flight semi-pro teams. It served both as a recreational and social gathering place for the Japanese Community. This plaque is proudly dedicated in honor of the players and their loyal supporters.

 
Erected 1992.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian AmericansSports.
 
Location. 37° 46.326′ N, 122° 14.591′ W. Marker is in Alameda, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Clement Street and Walnut Street on Clement Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alameda CA 94501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Point (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alameda Lodge No. 1015 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alameda City Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alameda City Hall, 1895-96
ATK Baseball Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 11, 2020
2. ATK Baseball Field Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); They Brought Alameda the News (approx. half a mile away); Cryer & Sons (approx. half a mile away); Ky Eybright Boathouse (approx. half a mile away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alameda.
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted to a low rock, across the street from Thompson Field.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 11, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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