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Wayne Graczyk

Wayne Graczyk has written the “Baseball Bullet-In” column in The Japan Times since 1976. A native of New Jersey, he came to Japan in 1969 with the U.S. Air Force and is a 1977 graduate of Tokyo’s Sophia University. Wayne was the long-time (1977-2004) sports editor of the Tokyo Weekender newspaper, he covers Yomiuri Giants baseball games for Nippon TV and, since 1976, he has compiled the Japan Pro Baseball Fan Handbook & Media Guide. He is a member of the Tokyo Sportswriters Club and the Foreign Sportswriters Association of Japan.

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| Feb 27, 2016

Exploring quirky history of season schedules

Is a 162-game professional baseball season too long? Is a 143-game schedule too short? Is a 154-game calendar just right? According to a Bleacher Report article by Jacob Shafer last month, this could be the final year for Major League Baseball's 162-game format that has been in ...