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Opening Series Japan News and Notes: March 24, 2012

by on Mar.24, 2012 @ 3:17 pm, under MLB

This post will be updated, as needed, throughout the day.

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A number of players from the Seattle Mariners and Oakland A's will be holding a baseball clinic at Ishinomaki Stadium in Ishinomaki, Miyagi on March 27.  One hundred elementary school kids are expected to attend.

Nine kids will also be selected to participate in a pre-game ceremony on March 28 (they will take the field with the Oakland A's).

Both teams are also scheduled to visit US military bases before their game on March 28 -- the Mariners will visit Camp Zama; the A's will visit Yokota Air Base.

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About one-hundred and fifty fans and around fifty reporters greeted the Ichiro Suzuki and the Seattle Mariners at Narita Airport on Friday.

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The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is speaking to the MLB in the hopes of working out a deal that will allow them to put Ichiro's uniform and equipment on display (the one he will be wearing in Japan).

2 comments on “Opening Series Japan News and Notes: March 24, 2012

  1. EJH

    Good to see you military folks spending all your time protecting freedom or whatever instead of pointless stuff like improving your English grammar.

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