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Around the NPB Horn: Koshien Stadium to get new grass

by on Dec.17, 2009 @ 12:06 am, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

...For the first time since 1982, the Tigers will be replacing all the grass.  They are currently in the process of removing the old grass and will put in new grass sometime in the middle of January.  The field should be ready to use by March.

Nippon Ham Fighters

...The Fighters took off on their Pacific League Title trip to Hawaii earlier today.  They will be returning on the 21st.

Seibu Lions

...Takeya Nakamura may have gotten a raise in his salary, but he still needs to work out a raise with his wife.  Nakamura currently gets a 100,000 yen allowance from his wife each month.

Yomiuri Giants

...The Giants returned from the championship trip to Australia today.