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Softbank Hawks to celebrate 75th anniversary

by on Jan.22, 2013 @ 10:48 pm, under NPB

The Softbank Hawks announced today that they are planning to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the organization (1938-2013).  A special patch (shown below) will be worn on the right shoulder sleeve this season.

A number of events are planned, including the selection and introduction of an All-Time Best Nine team (aka, Legend Hawks) made up of players between 1938 and 2012 and selected by fans and other officials; and the release of special commemorative items (ticket packs, menu items, etc).

Source: official announcement, Daily Sports 1/22/2013