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The NPB after the big quake, Day 118 [July 7, 2011]

by on Jul.07, 2011 @ 6:14 pm, under NPB

I'll keep this updated throughout the day.


Orix Buffaloes

The Buffaloes announced today that they will be selling a limited number of special Ganbaro Higashi Nihon t-shirts between 7/8 and 7/31.  The players will also wear the t-shirts during pre-game practices on 7/16 and 7/17 (vs Rakuten) and 8/6 and 8/7 (vs Lotte).

The t-shirts will be sold for 1,800 yen and a portion of the sales will be donated to relief / reconstruction efforts in northern Japan.


The NPB and the Japan Professional Baseball Players Association announced today that they will be inviting both earthquake / tsunami survivors and JSDF members to the All-Star game that will be taking place at Kleenex Stadium on 7/24 -- the NPB will invite 3,000 children that play baseball from regions in Miyagi, Iwate, and Fukushima while the players association will invite 1,000 JSDF members.