Fans to be limited to 10,000 at Spring Koshien tournament

Japanese Baseball Mar 5, 2021

Fans to be limited to 10,000 at Spring Koshien tournament

Up to 10,000 spectators will be admitted for games at this month's prestigious spring invitational high school baseball tournament, organizers announced Thursday. A year after it canceled the tournament at iconic Koshien Stadium outside Osaka for the first time, the Japan High School Baseball Federation ...

Summer Koshien: From the inside

Baseball | In Pictures Aug 19, 2018

Summer Koshien: From the inside

by Lance Henderstein

While living in Japan, I spent languid summers watching Koshien on television. I'd rise before the first game and pour cold mugicha (barley tea) as cicadas hummed outside my open windows. It's the sounds I remember most. The chatter of the announcers punctuated by aluminum bat ...