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My pitiful view of the game

Soukeisen (Waseda-Keio Baseball)

June 1st 2009
Here it is, the Yanks vs. Sox, Laf vs. Lehigh, but Japanese style - the Spring meeting of the two most prestigious private universities in Japan, Waseda and Keio. After being shut out of tix for the fall matchup, I was pretty pumped to get my hands on these. I wrote before that Japanese baseball's cheering and fans were a little, ehem, different, then America. I said this from watching the Gia ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo

Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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