The Nippon Pro Yakyu Meikyukai (aka Golden Players Club) held a meeting of members in Hawaii on Wednesday (Thursday in Japan). The group looked back on the career of the late Tetsuharu Kawakami and held a moment of silence for him. They also discussed qualifications for becoming a member of the group, with reference to Alfonso Soriano.
Four new members, Alex Ramirez, Norihiro Nakamura, Motonobu Tanishige, and Tadahito Iguchi, also made appearances.
Source: Daily Sports 12/13/2013