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Seibu Lions: January 27, 2012

by on Jan.27, 2012 @ 11:55 pm, under NPB

The Lions had their send-off celebration todayAbout 3,560 fans attended the event.

The players will head to Miyazaki on January 31.


The Lions held a press conference for Chris Carter, Esteban German, Randy Williams, and Micheal Nakamura today.

Williams is a candidate to close for the team.

Carter's educational background (like Nikkan Sports and Sanspo) is making some waves in the media: graduated from  Stanford University in three years; has a father, brother, and uncle that are all doctors and a second brother that is a pilot.


The Lions will begin accepting designs for a uniform they will wear during a number of home games in August on February 1.  Children up through Junior High are eligible.  The deadline for submissions is February 20.


Former Seibu Lions Kimiyasu Kudo (48) reportedly made his debut on TV Asahi's Hodo Station tonight with an interview with Masahiro Tanaka (RAK).