George Takei Was Just Spotted In Burnaby (PHOTOS)

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Earlier this month, George Takei was spotted exploring Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver.

On Wednesday, the Star Trek legend was seen spending some time at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in Burnaby.

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Great event tonight. #vancouverasahi #startrek #sulu

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At the event, Canada Post unveiled a new stamp that features the Vancouver Asahi, a Japanese-Canadian baseball team established in 1914. The team was based in Vancouver’s Oppenheimer Park, in the city’s Japantown. Matsujiro Miyazaki, a Powell Street shop owner, was the Asahis’ first coach and manager.

Unfortunately, the team was disbanded when its members were dispersed across Canada due to the Japanese-Canadian internment during World War II.

Below is a photo of 97-year-old Koichi Kaye Kaminishi, the last surviving member of the team, standing in front of the new stamp:

Back in March, George Takei was also seen taking the SkyTrain, as he was in town as a celebrity guest for Fan Expo Vancouver.

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