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Yakuza members arrested for going to baseball game

Take me out at the ballgame.

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Fukuoka pro-baseball team sells beer cups made from bats used by players

Buy me some peanuts and cracked-bat-cups…♪

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Our wacko boss tries making his own baseball practice equipment using only 100-yen shop products

And one hapless colleague was dragged into helping. 

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How Japan helped Ben Verlander meet his favorite player Shohei Ohtani [Interview]

Ohtani’s pull is so huge that even his most outspoken fan in the U.S. finds fame in Japan.

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Can five middle-aged guys who graduated high school years ago still sing their school songs?

Mr. Sato forces his fellow ossan to step up to the plate in the name of baseball and school spirit.

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Petition started to stop forcing students to cheer for their high school baseball teams

Root, root, root for the home team…or else.

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82-0 shellacking kicks off Japan’s National High School Baseball Championship

But who really won?

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A talk with the first Japanese person to play in Major League Baseball, Masanori Murakami

The journey from the Hawks to the Giants wasn’t easy, but along the way he made history.

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Carp Gyoza dumplings coming to Hiroshima supermarkets, probably contain no actual carp

It’s more of a “carp in spirit” kind of thing.

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Baseball star Shohei Ohtani turns down People’s Honor Award from Japanese prime minister

Unanimous MVP would have been first recipient of award since 2019.

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We try the Home Run Burger, available at only one Freshness Burger outlet in Japan

A special treat for baseball fans.

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The only woman managing a high school baseball team in Osaka does things a little differently

And she’s making a big difference for her players.

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Killing Machine appears at Japanese baseball stadium, Dragon Quest fans thrilled【Video】

Video game monster brings the heat with a sizzling fastball.

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Japanese supercomputer finds the reason some baseball pitches can suddenly drop near home plate

Why have a supercomputer if you can’t use it to figure out how a two-seamer works?

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Baseball star Ichiro Suzuki to coach champion high school baseball team in Japan

The beloved Japanese player is transitioning from pro to coach before the end of the year.

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NPB player sparks controversy by not letting a retiring pitcher strike him out

A touching tribute to a player’s career or insult to the sport?

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Japanese student athletes facing criticism for selling pro baseball team’s gifts of dirt online

Recent events dig up the question: is it alright to sell a gift from your heroes?

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Student baseball players in Japan improve with less training after COVID-19 hiatus

Less practice has resulted in faster pitches and stronger players.

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Dozens of Peppers and Spots join forces for a creepy robot 7th inning stretch spectacular

Take me out of this ball game♫

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Death of Terrace House star Hana Kimura prompts Yu Darvish to speak out against cyberbullying

Pro baseballer shares three easy phrases people can use to stop a plague of hurtful online comments.

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