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Asian Baseball Schedule:
January, individual training./ February and March, spring training / Late
March to October, regular season./ October, Playoffs and championships. /
November, Konami Cup Asia Series (Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and China) and fall
training. / December is the off month for professional baseball in Asia (Japan,
Korea, and Taiwan). .
Pro Yakyu (Japanese Baseball)
- Daily game summaries TODAY'S
NEWS (and news archive)
Baseball Update by Glenn Davies
- See Jim's Albright's incredible index of players,
managers, teams, stats and Japanese baseball history. Jim's
- Fantasy baseball player forecasts for
Pro Yakyu. Searchable
Players Forecast Database
- View stats and download
- This "Introduction to Japanese Baseball" was
written collaberatively by our Japanese gurus and is required reading. Japanese
Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Working Agreement (pdf) - This describes the agreement between the
MLB and NPB.
your hand at this Japanese baseball simulation with scads of the greatest
players Japan has ever seen. Introducing the
Guru's Game: - Japanese Franchise
/ Getting Started
- See Jim's
incredible index of players, managers and teams. Read articles about
the history of Japanese baseball and download stats. He is also available
for your questions. Jim
Albright's Page (Japanese baseball history)
He is available for your questions.
Find out what Gary knows about this years class of rookies and
which impact players will migrate to the MLB. Gary
Garland's Page (Japanese baseball)
. He is available
for your questions and posted articles right here on BaseballGuru.com that
are not available anywhere else!
John Holway's Page
(co-editor of the Japanese section of Total Baseball)
Gary Garland (The Japanese
- Find out why he will get in! The Case for Sadaharu Oh and the Hall of
on mlb.com Jan, 2006:
not only America's pastime
, Comparison of Japanese leagues to American Clay
Movement Between Japan and MLB -
, TokyoWeekender Sports Edition, Novemeber
1999, interesting for those who haven't read it. Wayne
Sox Fan Obsessed with Ichiro - Seattle Times
Me Out to the Bo-ru Game! - One fan's experience at a Japanese game.
to a Japanese Game - Dave Willard trip in 1996.
Way to Go!
Suzuki (2001) joined Fred Lynn (1975) as the only players to win the Rookie
of the Year and MVP awards in the same season.
Japanese Baseball Official Sites
Baseball - The Official
Japanese baseball site. It has online Japanese baseball encyclopedia
with pitching and batting records.
Japanese Hall of Fame and Museum - Online tour of the museum.
on TBS - Radio coverage. Site is in Japanese.
Japan - Live web casts in Japanese
- scheduled Major League games televised on NHK
News, Stats and Biographies
Baseball Daily - , Baseball Guru's sister site for Japanese baseball. Find
stats and biographical material for every retired position player, daily
news, links to related articles, and an archive of past reports. Gary
- , Fan
discussions on Pro Yakyu. Also see his previous
web site Michael Westbay Pro
Yakyu Central, which has Japanese pro baseball ("yakyu") news and statistics.
You'll find standings, batting and pitching leaders, as well as play-by-play
summaries of Japan Series games.
Info Japan - , Daily game summaries and more, including an archive from
past seasons presented by a talented reporter, interviewer and
writer from Japan. Michiyo
Jim Allen's Japanese
, A guide to Japanese
baseball. History, news, scores, standings, and Japanese fantasy info.
- , Has everything. News, Teams, Players, Foreigners, Managers,
Past stars, History, Ballparks, See a game, Schedule, Records, Essays, Nihongo.
Guide - See a game at a Japanese park. Get tickets, maps and directions.
learn how to read a Japanese scorecard.
Baseball Archive - Japanese page features results from 1995, 1996 and
1997 seasons including daily box scores.
Japan Times - Daily game summaries
Daily News - Scores and standings.
Today - Sports section reported in English
Sports Japan - Fantasy news and stats fr Japanese baseball. Includes
Japanese fantasy baseball game.
Daily Yomiuri - Japanese newspaper offering baseball information
Pro Yakyu - News and box scores.
Ttracker - , Accurate, reliable source of information for English speaking
fans with an interest in Japanese baseball. Patrick
Bacque's Japanese Baseball Page - Chronicle of his successful baseball
career in Japan.
Baseball - Interviews with Bobby Valentine and Jim Allen.
Sports Server - League leaders and other stats updated daily.
Bad Baseball - An article written by Jim Albright discussing the
Major League Equivalent for Japanese Baseball Players.
Oh - Biography, Career Highlights, Stats, Pictures and Short Movie
Ball Players -
on MLB players from Japan. Daigo
Field of Dreams - , Information about Asian players in the U.S. majors and
Kusumoto's Home of Japan Baseball -
, SABR Tokyo
Trivia - trivia challenges for all levels of knowledge.
Server - Japanese baseball logos.
Asian and Korean Sites
Baseball Guru "Asia and Korea"
Asian Baseball Committee - Home page
Softball Association The Official Japanese softball site. Has
information regarding current news and the
regulations regarding everything from
to the ball itself. Site is in Japanese.
Woman's National Softball Team An article detailing the track
of the Woman's National Softball Team
Baseball Player Memorabilia buy an autographed baseball, jersey,
photo and more from Japanese players in MLB.
- Buy and sell Japanese Baseball and related items.
Japanese Cards -
for Japanese baseball card collecting in English. Robert Fitts
Collectibles - ,
Japanese Baseball Cards and Memorabilia.
Baseball Trips to Japan
Ball - , In-depth tours of Japanese Baseball and Culture Bob
Adventures - , Play baseball and see Japan. Trips for baseball players.
Japanese Baseball Mailing Lists
- Jim Albright's English speaking mailing list on Japanese baseball. It has
links, data and research material on Japanese baseball not readily available
- Well, it's not Japanese only, but it has a preponderance of Japanese
baseball enthusiasts, including our own Gary Garland. To subscribe: email
and put "subscribe baseball" as the body of your message.
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