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Naniwa Championship 2013: Osaka Classic Buffaloes vs Hawks

by on Jan.24, 2013 @ 8:43 pm, under NPB

Osaka Classic 2013The Orix Buffaloes and Softbank Hawks announced today that they will play a turn-back-the-clock series that celebrates their ties to Osaka when they were known as the Kintetsu Buffaloes and Nankai Hawks.  Commemorative items will be available for purchase, special guests will make appearances, and food menu items from the 1980s will return.  Players will also wear retro uniforms during the games -- Kintentsu uniforms that were used between 1978-1996 and Nankai uniforms that were used between 1984-1988.

Osaka Classic: April 19-21 at Kyocera Dome Osaka

Source: official announcement (Orix), official announcement (Softbank)

One comment on “Naniwa Championship 2013: Osaka Classic Buffaloes vs Hawks

  1. Alex

    That’s an awesome idea! Personally, I wish the Hawks would use green again as one of their main colors. There are far too many teams with Black as a color.

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