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[11/21/2014] NPB General News and Notes

by on Nov.21, 2014 @ 4:23 pm, under NPB, Samurai Japan

The 2014 NPB Awards will be sponsored by Taisho Seiyaku.


  • Formal Name: NPB Awards 2014 supported by Lipovitan D.
  • Date: November 26 (Wednesday)
    • Farm Awards: 12:30 - 13:30
    • NPB Awards: 16:30 - 18:45
  • Sponsor: Taisho Seiyaku

Source: official announcement


The NPB will select an All-Time Best Nine to commemorate their eightieth anniversary. The results will be unveiled during the NPB Awards ceremony on the 26th.

Source: Sponichi 11/21/2014


The NPB is planning to schedule a number of international games in March next year for Samurai Japan. Possible opponents are Cuba, Mexico, and the Netherlands. Two games will most likely take place at Tokyo Dome.

The NPB is hoping to play international games in the spring and fall every year as part of their Samurai Japan program.

Source: Sponichi 11/21/2014