Sapporo lauds Fighters with victory parade

Nov 20, 2016

Sapporo lauds Fighters with victory parade

The Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters held their first victory parade in four years on Sunday, celebrating their Japan Series and Pacific League championships in the streets of Sapporo. A crowd estimated at around 138,000 cheered on the Fighters, who captured their first pennant since ...

Carp to retire Kuroda's No. 15

Oct 31, 2016

Carp to retire Kuroda's No. 15

The Hiroshima Carp are set to retire the No. 15 shirt worn by retired right-hander Hiroki Kuroda, the Central League club’s owner Hajime Matsuda said Monday. “There are two reasons, the first is his record along with the fact that we won the pennant ...