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Cal Ripken scheduled to arrive in Japan on 11/8

by on Nov.02, 2011 @ 2:48 am, under Other

The Embassy of the United States in Japan announced on Tuesday that Cal Ripken, Jr. will be visiting Japan with former teammate Brady Anderson between 11/8 and 11/16.  A snip from the press release:

The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, and Ripken Baseball, Inc. are pleased to announce the visit of U.S. baseball legend Cal Ripken, Jr. to Japan, Nov. 8-16.


During his visit to Japan, Mr. Ripken will be conveying similar messages as he conducts baseball/softball clinics and other events for Japanese youth at several sites around the country, including Tokyo, Ofunato, Takarazuka, and Kyoto. Mr. Sachio Kinugasa, Japan's own "Iron Man," will be accompanying Mr. Ripken to a number of these clinics. Mr. Ripken also is scheduled to throw out the first pitch at a Girls Professional Baseball League game in Kyoto.

Via Sponichi

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