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NPB: All twelve teams to take a moment of silence on March 11

by on Mar.07, 2012 @ 5:11 pm, under NPB

All twelve NPB teams will be taking a moment of silence during exhibition games on March 11.  The six games scheduled on March 11 will take place during day.

At Koshien Stadium, the Hanshin Tigers will be hosting the Yomiuri Giants.  Their game will start at 13:00.  Play will temporarily be stopped at around 14:44 and players and staff from both teams will take a moment of silence at 14:46, the time the Tohoku Earthquake is said to have struck.

A number of players from both teams will also be collecting donations before the game start of the game.