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Hirotami Kojima to manage national team at 2012 Asian Baseball Championship

by on Apr.13, 2012 @ 12:25 am, under International, Women's Baseball

The Baseball Federation of Japan announced on Thursday that Hirotami Kojima will manage the national team that will be competing at the 2012 Asian Baseball Championship (November 28-December 2, Taiwan).

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The Women's Baseball Association Japan announced that the female national team (the one that will be competing at the Women's Baseball World Cup in August) will be playing two exhibition games against a mixed Girls Professional Baseball League team on April 21 and 22 at Wakasa Stadium Kyoto.  Players from the GPBL will also be scouted for the national team.

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The NPB's Samurai Japan steering committee met for the first time on Tuesday in Tokyo and  discussed a number of issues, including the possibility of scheduling international exhibition games in the fall.