The Softbank Hawks and Orix Buffaloes unveiled the uniforms they will be wearing during the Osaka Classic: Naniwa Championship this year. The Osaka Classic will take place at Kyocera Dome over a three-day period beginning on May 1.
The Buffaloes will be wearing retro uniforms that were worn by the Kintetsu Buffaloes between 1999 and 2004. The Hawks will be wearing retro uniforms the Nankai Hawks wore in 1983. Various events are planned during the three-game series, including guest apearances by Masataka Nashida, Takanori Yamauchi, and Eiji Mizuguchi.