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World Series Trophy and Nippon Series Trophy, together, for 1 day

by on Jan.30, 2010 @ 3:26 am, under NPB

If you've ever wanted to see either trophy, OR both trophies together, now's your chance.

MLB cafe TOKYO will be playing host to BOTH trophies on February 1st, between 7pm and midnight, when the cafe closes.

=== UPDATE 2/1/2010 2:05am JST

Yankees' GM Brian Cashman and a number of other people from the front office apparently arrived in Japan with the World Series trophy on Sunday.

After its 1-day stint at MLB cafe TOKYO, the trophy will head to China.

=== UPDATE 11:17pm JST

The two trophies went on display today at MLB cafe TOKYO.  It was apparently the first time both trophies were shown side by side.  Front office members from both the Yankees and the Giants were attended the event.

I had plans of going myself, but the weather in Tokyo was / is really bad (rain turning into snow).  I'm also in the middle of a project deadline and thought better.

In other related news, Giants' owner Takuo Takihana met with the Yankees on Monday.  The two sides apparently discussed the possibility of holding games between the two teams on a semi-regular basis, switching between Tokyo and New York as venues.

Takihana also said that the Yomiuri ad at Yankee Stadium will likely come down now that Hideki Matsui is no longer with the team.