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[7/17/2013] Mazda All-Star Game 2013 News and Notes

by on Jul.18, 2013 @ 12:55 am, under NPB

All-Star Game news and notes from July 17:

  • Mazda All-Star Game 2013 Charity Auction
    The NPB is planning to raise money for Tohoku earthquake victims by auctioning off game-worn All-Star uniforms (seventy uniforms and six umpire uniforms).  The charity auction will take place between August 1 at 12:00 and August 8 at 23:00.  Source: Sponichi 7/17/2013, official announcement
  • SKYACTIV Technology Award
    The NPB announced details for the SKYACTIV Technology Award - Will be awarded to the one player that leaves the best impression across all three games of the Series.  Source: official announcement
  • The NPB announced that same-day tickets to Game 1 of the All-Star Series will be sold at Sapporo Dome beginning at 3:00pm.  Tickets will be available at the North Ticket Counter, Area A.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/17/2013, official announcement
  • Tatsunori Hara selected Takayuki Terauchi as an alternate for Hector Luna.  "[Terauchi] can play anywhere.  He can also catch if needed.  I think he may be one of the top super-utility players in the CL," said Hara.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/17/2013