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1st Olympic Baseball Players Clinic 2010

by on Dec.05, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under NPB

About 250 elementary and middle school kids attended the Baseball Federation of Japan's (BFJ) first Olympic Baseball Players Clinic on Saturday.

The following 13 former Olympic players were announced as coaches for the clinic (13:00-16:00):

Terumitsu Kumano (OF, 1984 LA)
Takehiro Ishii (P, 1988 Seoul)
Tetsuya Shiozaki (P, 1988 Seoul)
Atsuya Furuta (C, 1988 Seoul)
Masafumi Nishi (INF, 1988 Seoul / 1992 Barcelona)
Tomohito Ito (P, 1992 Barcelona)
Yasunori Takami (C, 1992 Barcelona)
Hiroki Kokubo (INF, 1992 Barcelona)
Hirotami Kojima (INF, 1992 Barcelona)
Koichi Oshima (INF, 1992 Barcelona)
Hiroyuki Sakaguchi (OF, 1992 Barcelona)
Koichi Misawa (P, 1996 Atlanta)
Hideaki Okubo (C, 1996 Atlanta)

About 150 elementary and middle baseball coaches attended a panel discussion after the clinic (16:10-18:00).  The panelists included Furuta, Kokbuo, Kojima, and Okubo.