Nearly 90 years ago, a basketball teammate of Kathy Yep’s grandmother did something extraordinary.
Lots of people did that, including girls of Chinese descent growing up in the Bay Area in the 1930s.
Her grandmother’s teammate dared something even bolder: She slapped a white opponent who had struck her first.
The symposium, held virtually during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, was first convened in 2018.
He discussed baseball’s outreach outside the United States and how sports helped him and his family find common interests overseas.