TIL that Norman Mineta’s baseball bat was confiscated when he was sent to a Japanese American internment camp as a boy. As a Congressman, he was sent a $1500 bat, which he had to send back, as it exceeded a price limit on gifts. He was quoted as saying, "The damn government’s taken my bat again."


o YOwP75OOWG yiDKWpAQ9LAKFo9NuiGHtsgckiYKSs TIL that Norman Minetas baseball bat was confiscated when he was sent to a Japanese American internment camp as a boy. As a Congressman, he was sent a $1500 bat, which he had to send back, as it exceeded a price limit on gifts. He was quoted as saying, "The damn governments taken my bat again." submitted by /u/SlickGali to r/todayilearned
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