Baseball in Hiroshima with The Toyo Carp

March 22, 2017 by Justin Hanus

Baseball in Japan Nippon Professional Baseball (an organization similar to the USA’s MLB) consists of two leagues, the Central League (Chunichi Dragons, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Toyo Carp, Tokyo Yakult Swallows, Yokohama DeNA BayStars, and the Yomiuri Giants) and the Pacific League (Chiba Lotte Marines, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters, Orix Buffaloes, Saitama Seibu Lions, and the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles). There […]

Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Baseball Tickets in Japan

March 16, 2017 by Sue-Conolly

If you have been living under a rock for, well since I have been alive at least, you may have missed that the Japanese people are crazy for baseball, as much so or even more so than people in the United States where the game was invented. Coming all the way to Japan to see […]