| Mar 18, 2012

Tokyo Dome turns 25

by Wayne Graczyk

Can you believe this will be the 25th season of play already at the Tokyo Dome? In fact, it opened this week in 1988, with Japanese pro baseball exhibition games as part of a 12-team tournament that gave all the Central and Pacific League ...

| Mar 11, 2012

Disaster had major impact on NPB

by Wayne Graczyk

Here we are, exactly one year after the Great East Japan Earthquake struck at 2:46 p.m. on March 11, 2011. Japanese baseball has been greatly affected by the quake, the tsunami triggered by it and the subsequent radiation threats from the crippled Fukushima nuclear ...