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San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Sumo Ring Site

 
 
Sumo Ring Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
1. Sumo Ring Site Marker
Inscription. People also made a sumo wresting ring in the baseball grounds and had tournaments. Dr. James Dobashi was the strongest then. Nobody could even be compared with him.
Dr. Isamu Kawamura
 
Location. 37° 20.969′ N, 121° 53.58′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Jackson Street just north of North 6th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 262 Jackson Street, San Jose CA 95112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Asahi Baseball (a few steps from this marker); Takalkni Printing (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Japantown Garage (within shouting distance of this marker); Japantown Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Kawakami Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Ken Ying Low (within shouting distance of this marker); Dobashi Market (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Taihei Hotel (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
 
Categories. Asian AmericansSports
 
Sumo Ring Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
2. Sumo Ring Site Marker
Detail from the Sumo Ring Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
3. Detail from the Sumo Ring Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 535 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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