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Tokyo Big 6: Keio vs Waseda

by on May.29, 2010 @ 9:40 pm, under College

5/31/2010 5:28am JST

Satoru Komiyama (Waseda), Ryo Shimura (Keio), and Masumi Kuwata were on hand at the game.

And according to new reports, there were close to 1,000 people in line at about 9am and that by 10:23am, tickets behind the plate were sold out (900); another 5,000 or so infield tickets were gone by noon.

5/29/2010 9:40pm JST

Today's Tokyo Big 6 game featuring Keio University and Waseda University drew a full house: 36,000.

According to published reporters, there were about 9,900 tickets available on Saturday.  And at 6am in the morning, about 80 fans were already lined up to buy tickets (there is a ban in place that prohibits people from lining up around the stadium over night).

Keio ended up beating Waseda, 2-1.

Daisuke Takeuchi (8.1 IP, 123 NP, 37 BF, 6 H, 2 SO, 5 BB, 0 ER) got the win for Keio and Yuki Saito (9 IP, 124 NP, 33 BF, 6 H, 9 SO, 1 BB, 2 ER) took the loss for Waseda.