[3/12/2014] JABA MHPS Yokohama, Mizuno’s Celebrity Bats, Eiji Kanamori takes job as high school manager
The Japan Amateur Baseball Association (JABA) announced that Mitsubishi Juko Yokohama will be renamed to Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Yokohama. The abbreviation will be MHPS Yokohama.
Mizuno announced that the Celebrity series bat, geared specifically toward female baseball players, will hit store shelves on March 13, 2014. The bats will come in two colors, Pink Gradation and Red Gradation, and will carry a price tag of 23,000 yen. They will be available at stores selling Mizuno merchandise nationwide. The company hopes to sell about 300 bats in the first year.
Source: official announcement
Kanazawa Gakuin Higashi High School announced that former Lotte batting coach and professional player Eiji Kanamori (57) will take over as manager of their baseball team, effective April 1. The high school signed Kanamori to a three-year contract.
Source: Sponichi 3/12/2014