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[3/24/2014] Osaka Classic 2014 Naniwa Championship

by on Mar.24, 2014 @ 10:42 pm, under NPB
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The Softbank Hawks and Orix Buffaloes announced additional information about the 2014 Osaka Classic.

Osaka Classic 2014

Osaka Classic 2014 Naniwa Championship
May 16-18 at Kyocera Dome

Softbank Uniforms: Nankai Hawks, 1972-1973 uniforms

Orix Uniforms: Kintetsu Buffaloes, 1966-1973 uniforms

Source: official announcement (Softbank), official announcement (Orix), Daily Sports 3/24/2014

Naniwa Championship 2013: Osaka Classic Buffaloes vs Hawks

by on Jan.24, 2013 @ 8:43 pm, under NPB
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Osaka Classic 2013The Orix Buffaloes and Softbank Hawks announced today that they will play a turn-back-the-clock series that celebrates their ties to Osaka when they were known as the Kintetsu Buffaloes and Nankai Hawks.  Commemorative items will be available for purchase, special guests will make appearances, and food menu items from the 1980s will return.  Players will also wear retro uniforms during the games -- Kintentsu uniforms that were used between 1978-1996 and Nankai uniforms that were used between 1984-1988.

Osaka Classic: April 19-21 at Kyocera Dome Osaka

Source: official announcement (Orix), official announcement (Softbank)