...Sadaharu Oh celebrated his 70th birthday today. He also attended the organizational meetings today to discuss potential candidates for this year's draft. Seems pitching will be the focus of their draft efforts this year.
...Earlier today, the Hawks showed off the red jerseys they'll be wearing during Hawks Festival 2010 (鷹の祭典２０１０). The festival will take play during a three game series against the Seibu Lions that begins on 7/19. Fans that attend games during this time will also receive a free replica uniform. The red jerseys will also be worn during games against the Orix Buffaloes (7/2 - 7/4) and Chiba Lotte Marines (7/10 - 7/11).