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The next Babe Ruth is named Shohei Otani Have you ever regretted not being able to see a player like Babe Ruth in the flesh? Well, in Japan, you ca...
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Hamming it up: Reviewing the 2016 NPB Season While the Indians and the Cubs got all the attention over here, long-suffering franchises in Nippon Pr...
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Ichiro: No need for last names or subtitles, Part 1 “I’m told I either look bigger than I do on television or that I look smaller than I look ...
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Japan on ice: Hockey in the Far East While Toronto hosts the World Cup of Hockey this fall, another contest will be taking place across the Pacif...
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Nippon olé! Japan and the beautiful game The “Samurai Blue” is not a mopey warrior-poet, but rather the nickname of Japan’s national men’s...
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Rising fastball in the Land of the Rising Sun. High-quality crowds, food and talent in Japan’s baseball stadiums. The crack of the bat. The roar...