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Dream Game 2011 set to take place tomorrow

by on Jan.01, 2011 @ 9:24 pm, under Other

Dream Game 2011
Venue: Tokyo Dome
Date / Time: January 2, 2011, gates open 13:00

Dream Game 2011 is a charity baseball event involving players / celebrities from Japan and Korea.  A portion of the proceeds from the game will go towards helping people in Haiti via Friends of the United Nations Asia-Pacific.

Schedule of Events

Time Event
13:00 Ballpark Opens
13:00 - 14:00 Team Samurai vs Yokohama Young Samurai Game
14:15 - 16:00 Various Events for the Fans
15:25 - 16:10 Pro Yakyu Dream Team Practice Session
16:00 - 16:20 Playboys Handshake Session
16:30 - 17:30 Playboys Practice Session
17:30 Ceremony 1 Friends of the United Nations Asia-Pacific
17:45 Ceremony 2 Introduction of Korean Players
17:55 Ceremony 3 National Anthems (beginning with the Playboys)
18:00 Ceremony 4 Ceremonial First Pitch
Playboys vs Dream Team Game

More information about the event can be found at the official site (in Japanese).

UPDATE 1/3/2011 10:38am JST - The Dram Team beat the Playboys 12-6.  61-year-old Choji Murata faced for batted and gave up 1 hit; he also topped out at 131km/hr.

UPDATE 2:57pm JST - 21,012 fans were in attendance.  Murata came into the game in relief in the 5th inning.

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