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SHIGEO NAGASHIMA

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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 18, 2019
2019 Japan Series managers take trip down memory lane on eve of Game 1
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks manager Kimiyasu Kudo admitted to feeling a little bit nostalgic on the eve of this year's Japan Series matchup against the Yomiuri Giants.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 27, 2019
Shinnosuke Abe says goodbye to Giants fans on a winning note
Everyone at Tokyo Dome knew what Yomiuri Giants public address announcer Daisuke Takahashi was going say. They just needed to hear him say it one more time, one last time.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / Heisei Icons,HEISEI ICONS
Apr 28, 2019
Mao Asada: Magnetism and artistry on ice defined an era
Three-time figure skating world champion Mao Asada became one of Japan's most prominent individuals on the international scene during her storied career, while also taking the sport to new heights.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 26, 2017
Tigers pounce on Giants' Tanioka in rookie's first career start
The Hanshin Tigers came to Tokyo expecting to face Tomoyuki Sugano in the second game of their series with the Yomiuri Giants
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / NPB NOTEBOOK
Jun 8, 2017
Giants enduring historic losing streak
In their 83 years of existence, the Yomiuri Giants have never had a stretch quite this bad.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 6, 2017
Lions hand Giants franchise-record tying 11th straight loss
The Yomiuri Giants, lost their 11th straight game, matching a franchise record, in an 8-5 interleague defeat to the Seibu Lions on Tuesday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 18, 2017
Angelic Mao's legacy will be part of skating forever
The news hit Japan and the skating world like a thunderbolt last Monday night when Mao Asada announced she was retiring from the sport.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / BASEBALL BULLET-IN
Feb 25, 2017
Legend Nagashima rekindles memories of an unforgettable life in baseball
It was good seeing former Yomiuri Giants third baseman and manager Shigeo Nagashima visiting the team's spring training camp in Miyazaki earlier this month. He just turned 81 this past week and is visibly handicapped by a stroke suffered in 2004 that limits movement on the right side of his body and...
Japan Times
BASEBALL / BASEBALL BULLET-IN
Nov 26, 2016
Pondering Trump's future prospects of throwing out first pitches in MLB, NPB
What kind of president will Donald Trump be regarding sports?
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 27, 2015
Yamada slugs three homers in historic performance as Swallows overcome Hawks in Game 3
It was probably only a matter of time before Tetsuto Yamada made his presence felt. When he did, he produced one of the greatest performances in the history of the Japan Series.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / BASEBALL BULLET-IN
Oct 3, 2015
Robbs reflects on connection to Japan
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Japan Times
BASEBALL / BASEBALL BULLET-IN
Feb 28, 2015
Flood of retired numbers can lessen significance
You probably saw the article last week with the news the New York Yankees will retire the uniform numbers of former players Andy Pettitte (46), Jorge Posada (20) and Bernie Williams (51). That brings to 20 the total of retired numbers by the Yanks, and Derek Jeter's No. 2 will follow and that means no...
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Mar 28, 2014
Giants trounce Tigers in opener as storied franchise celebrates 80th anniversary
More than 300 former Yomiuri Giants players, including Hideki Matsui and Shigeo "Mr. Giants" Nagashima, were at Tokyo Dome on Opening Night to participate in a ceremony celebrating the franchise's 80th anniversary.
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SPORTS / YEAR IN REVIEW 2013
Dec 25, 2013
A look back at the year's top 10 Japan sports stories
Japan Times editors selected these domestic sports stories as the most important of 2013.
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BASEBALL
Nov 29, 2013
Kawakami's players impressed MLB counterparts
The V-9 Yomiuri Giants were arguably the best team in the history of the game. Giants stars Sadaharu Oh and Shigeo Nagashima had been openly coveted by MLB general managers back in the United States. So had pitcher Tsuneo Horiuchi at his peak.
Japan Times
BASEBALL
Nov 26, 2013
Kawakami was Japanese baseball's first Zen master
Most foreign fans of baseball in Japan may not know the name Tetsuharu Kawakami, who passed away recently at the age of 93, but perhaps it's time they did.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 6, 2013
Giants treat Matsui, Nagashima to victory on special day
The Yomiuri Giants gave former greats Hideki Matsui and Shigeo Nagashima a hero's welcome before Sunday's game against the Hiroshima Carp.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 5, 2013
Legends Matsui, Nagashima feted
Hideki Matsui was back in Japan for the first time since announcing his retirement in late December and back on the field where he hit home run after home run for the Yomiuri Giants in front of packed houses from 1993-2002.
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JAPAN / EXPLAINER
Apr 30, 2013
People's award: glittering honor or political tool?
The People's Honor Award, bestowed on those who have made tremendous achievements in their careers, has often drawn criticism for its vague nomination criteria and opaque selection process.
Japan Times
BASEBALL
Apr 7, 2013
High honor for Nagashima, Matsui
Shigeo Nagashima and Hideki Matsui both had legendary careers with the Yomiuri Giants, the latter also excelling in the major leagues after leaving the Giants. Now their accomplishments are being officially recognized with the People's Honor Award.

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