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Orix Buffaloes retro uniforms for the 2011 season

by on Apr.05, 2011 @ 9:07 pm, under NPB

The Buffaloes announced today that they'll be wearing retro uniforms from the 1970s (1975-1979 Hankyu Braves and 1974-1977 Kintetsu Buffaloes) and mid to late 1990s (1995-1998 Orix Buffaloes) during the following games this year:

Hankyu Braves

5/7 - 5/8: vs Chiba Lotte Marines at Hotto Motto Field
5/20 - 5/21: vs Hiroshima Carp at Kyocera Dome

Kintetsu Buffaloes

8/12 - 8/14: Seibu Lions at Kyocera Dome
8/26: Chiba Lotte Marines at Hotto Motto Field
8/27 - 8/28: Chiba Lotte Marines at Kyocera Dome

Orix Buffaloes

9/10 - 9/11: Seibu Lions at Hotto Motto Field

The uniforms will later be auctioned off and proceeds will be donated toward relief efforts in northern Japan.

A special website devoted to the Hankyu Braves and Kintetsu Buffaloes from the 1970s is now online as well.

3 comments on “Orix Buffaloes retro uniforms for the 2011 season

    1. Gen Post author

      Yep, that’s exactly what that card set is about.

      Incidentally, if you ever need help with the Japanese on those card sites, feel free to ask. I’ll be more than happy to help you out.

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