Nishinomiya, Hyogo Pref. – The summer edition of the national high school baseball tournament, Japan’s iconic amateur sporting event, reopened Tuesday after it was canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The 103rd tournament is being held under strict coronavirus protocols to avoid outbreaks, and only people associated with the teams from the 49 participating schools are allowed to enter Koshien Stadium in Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture, during the 17-day event.
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