Baseball legend Katsuya Nomura dies at 84

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Feb 11, 2020

Baseball legend Katsuya Nomura dies at 84

Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame catcher and renowned manager Katsuya Nomura died of ischemic heart failure early Tuesday morning, according to the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, the last club he managed. He was 84. Nomura was one of NPB's greatest slugging catchers, amassing 657 home ...

Hawks bounce back to even series with Eagles

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 6, 2019

Hawks bounce back to even series with Eagles

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks extended their season for another day, beating the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 6-4 on Sunday to even their Pacific League Climax Series first stage at one game apiece. Shuhei Fukuda broke a 4-4 tie, blasting a hanging forkball from Eagles starter ...