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JABA hands Oki Data four month game suspension for drowing death

by on Dec.13, 2012 @ 12:17 am, under Industrial

The Japan Amateur Baseball Association (JABA) met on Wednesday and decided to issue a four month game suspension to Oki Data Computer Kyoiku Gakuen baseball team for the death of a player.  The suspension is back-dated to August 31.

August 29, an eighteen-year-old Oki Data player drowned in a river and was declared dead at the hospital.  A twenty-one-year-old Oki Data player allegedly threatened to beat the younger player if he did not jump off a bridge into the river about five meters below.

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/12/2012, Mainichi Shimbun 12/12/2012

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