Japanese baseball fans may still be masked, but their voices are now being heard, bringing back an important part of the pre-pandemic vibe. Meanwhile, we’ve got a Samurai Japan update and something new from Tsuyoshi Shinjo.
So let’s get to it, shall we?
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Tsuyoshi Shinjo stood up for radical change, and got some support from former Japan international footballer Keisuke Honda, while the Fighters are prepared for people to get into hot water at their new ballpark.
Change or die
Japan’s managers met online Wednesday, and Tsuyoshi Shinjo made headlines for saying it was essential for Japanese baseball to change things. One of his ideas was to shuffle the 12 teams into two different leagues at the end of each season.
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