The Japan Professional Baseball Players Association announced that they will hold their annual Baseball Christmas event in Iwate this year on December 8. Admission will be free. A number of active players, including Motohiro Shima (RAK), Ginji (RAK), Kazuhiro Hatakeyama (YAK), Tadashi Settsu (SOF), and Yuya Hasegawa (SOF), active umpires, and old timers are expected to attend the event.
Event: Baseball Christmas 2013 in Iwate
Date/Time: December 8, 10:00-15:30
Location: Iwate Industry Culture & Convention Center
- Play catch with the players
- Catch Ball Classic 2013 National Tournament
- Umpires call ball and strikes
- Konami, let's play baseball
- Wanko Soba Tournament with the players
- Let's try hitting a ball with a player's bat
- Mizuno's parent-child glove making class
A number of other events are scheduled.
Source: official announcement