The Last Ballgame

Dec 6, 2016

Credit Wayne Yoshioka

For Pearl Harbor survivors, the attack of December 7th 1941 was a shared experience, but each story is an individual one. For 94-year old Earl Smith, the day before the world would change featured baseball—as teams from different battleships played in a tournament he still remembers in vivid detail.

94 year old Earl Smith spent thirty years in the Navy….and he’s one of the Pearl Harbor survivors who made the trip to Honolulu for this 75th anniversary of the attack.