[8/6/2017] 99th Summer Koshien: Start Delayed Due to Typhoon

Summer Koshien organizers announced at 11:00am today that the start of the tournament will be pushed back one day due to Typhoon #5. This is the fourth time opening ceremonies were canceled or delayed in tournament history. The other three times: The sixth (1920), forty-second (1960), and ninety-sixth (2014) tournaments.

Source: JHBF 8/6/2017Nikkan Sports 8/6/2017, Sponichi 8/6/2017, Daily Sports 8/6/2017


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