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topics Japanese Baseball 2016 Season Previews:
Central League and Pacific League by Glenn Davies
Baseball Playoff Preview - October, 8 2015
Baseball: Pacific League Updates: September,
2015 / April,
Baseball: Central League Updates: September,
2015 / April,
Baseball News - May, 2015
Baseball 2015 Season Preview
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) - View stats and download
TODAY'S NEWS (and news
archive) - Daily game summaries
Baseball Update by Glenn Davies
Links - See Jim's Albright's incredible index of players,
managers, teams, stats and Japanese baseball history.
Players Forecast Database - Fantasy baseball player forecasts
for Pro Yakyu.
Baseball Primer - This "Introduction to Japanese Baseball" was
written collaberatively by our Japanese gurus and is required
Baseball Traveler - Part
one: Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
The Working Agreement
(pdf) - This describes the agreement between the MLB and NPB.
Try your hand at this Japanese baseball simulation with scads of the
greatest players Japan has ever seen. Introducing the Japanese Franchise
All-Stars! - FAQ
/ Getting Started
Jim Albright's Page
(Japanese baseball history) - 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
Gary Garland's Page
(Japanese baseball) 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.
John Holway's Page
(co-editor of the Japanese section of Total Baseball). He is
available for your questions and posted articles right here on
BaseballGuru.com that are not available anywhere else!
Garland (The Japanese Insider)
Email Jim Albright
The Case for Sadaharu Oh and the Hall of
Fame - Find out why he will get in!
Article on mlb.com Jan, 2006: Baseball
not only America's pastime
Prospectus - Clay
Davenport, Comparison of Japanese leagues to American
Movement Between Japan and MLB - Wayne
Graczyk, TokyoWeekender Sports Edition, Novemeber 1999,
interesting for those who haven't read it.
Sox Fan Obsessed with Ichiro - Seattle Times
Take 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!
Ichiro Suzuki (2001) joined Fred Lynn (1975) as the only
players to win the Rookie of the Year and MVP awards in the same
Japanese Baseball Official
Nippon Professional 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.
Baseball on TBS - Radio
coverage. Site is in Japanese.
Lycos Japan - Live
web casts in Japanese
NHK - scheduled Major League
games televised on NHK
News, Stats and Biographies
Japanese 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.
Japanesebaseball.com - Michael Westbay, Fan
discussions on Pro Yakyu. Also see his previous web site 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.
Japan - Michiyo
Ishida, Daily game summaries and more, including an archive
from past seasons presented by a talented reporter, interviewer and
writer from Japan.
Jim Allen's Japanese Baseball- Jim Allen, A guide to Japanese
baseball. History, news, scores, standings, and Japanese fantasy info.
JBall - Dan
Latham, Has everything. News, Teams, Players, Foreigners,
Managers, Past stars, History, Ballparks, See a game, Schedule,
Records, Essays, Nihongo. Latham's
Guide - See a game at a Japanese park. Get tickets, maps and
directions. learn how to read a Japanese scorecard.
Archive - Japanese page features results from 1995, 1996 and 1997
seasons including daily box scores.
The Japan Times -
Daily game summaries
Daily News - Scores and standings.
Today - Sports section reported in English
Fantasy Sports Japan -
Fantasy news and stats fr Japanese baseball. Includes Japanese fantasy
The Daily Yomiuri -
Japanese newspaper offering baseball information in English.
Pro Yakyu - News and box scores.
NPB Ttracker - Patrick Newman, Accurate,
reliable source of information for English speaking fans with an
interest in Japanese baseball.
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.
Sadaharu Oh - Biography,
Career Highlights, Stats, Pictures and Short Movie
Players - Daigo,
Information on MLB players from Japan.
Frank's Field of Dreams
- Frank Lin,
Information about Asian players in the U.S. majors and minors.
Jeff Kusumoto's Home of Japan
Baseball - Jeff
Kusumoto, SABR Tokyo member site.
Trivia - trivia challenges for all levels of knowledge.
Logo Server - Japanese
Asian and Korean Sites
The Baseball Guru "Asia
SABR's Asian Baseball
Committee - Home page
Japan Softball Association – The
Official Japanese softball site. Has information regarding current news
and the official
regulations regarding everything from softball
bats to the ball itself. Site is in Japanese.
Woman's National Softball Team – An article detailing the track record
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.
Cards - Robert
Fitts, Center for Japanese baseball card collecting in English.
Prestige Collectibles -
Gary Engel, Japanese
Baseball Cards and Memorabilia.
Baseball Trips to Japan
Japan Ball - Bob Bavasi, In-depth tours of
Japanese Baseball and Culture
Adventures - Dennis McCroskey,
Play baseball and see Japan. Trips for baseball players.
Japanese Baseball Mailing Lists
J-Ball - Jim Albright's
English speaking mailing list on Japanese baseball. It has links, data
and research material on Japanese baseball not readily available
Baseball@apple.ease.lsoft.com - Well, it's not Japanese
only, but it has a preponderance of Japanese baseball enthusiasts,
including our own Gary Garland. To subscribe: email Listserv@apple.ease.lsoft.com
and put "subscribe baseball" as the body of your message.
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