The legend retold
The Asahi story quickly spread through broadcast media. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation aired a radio documentary “Stealing Home” in 1993, and a year later, sports journalist Norio Goto produced a documentary for Japanese television.
Norio Goto, Mrs. Goto and Grace Eiko Thomson at the BC Sports Hall of Fame Gala, April 2005. Elmer Morishita, photographer. Courtesy of Elmer Morishita.