Asics announced on May 15 that they will be releasing a set of signature model Shohei Otani gear. They began accepting advance orders through their online store on the same day.
Each set will be limited to seventeen units.0 Comments
The Japan Post announced today that they will release a special limited edition 24-karat gold Ichiro Suzuki stamp.
Stamp Set Details
|Name||Ichiro MLB 3,000 Hits Commemorative Gold Stamp Set|
|Cost||510,000 yen (includes shipping and taxes)|
|Orders||November 21, 2016 until December 17, 2016;
or until supplies run out (fifty-one will be available)
|Delivery||Beginning on March 11, 2017, within a two-week period|
|Set Details||24-karat/16gram gold stamp
* includes MLB Authentication Program Hologram
Thirty-one-year-old Ryo Hijirisawa has a domestic free agent option. The Rakuten Eagles announced on November 7 that he is not planning to use the option.
The Eagles released the following statement from Hijirisawa:
I had a hard time with this decision. It may have been the most difficult decision in my life. That said, I want to work hard to have the type of season next year that will make this the best decision I made.
The Nippon Ham Fighters announced on November 2 that commemorative stamps celebrating their Nippon Series championship will go on sale in the Hokkaido, Tohoku, and Tokyo areas (excluding some areas) on November 4. Sets will begin shipping on February 20, 2017. The set will cost 3,100 yen and will include five 52-yen stamps, five 82-yen stamps, and a folder.
The Hiroshima Carp also have a commemorative stamp set on sale until December 4. The set costs 4,980 yen and includes ten 52-yen stamps, a special commemorative board, two 3D postcards, and a zipper case.
Hideki Kuroda has his own stamp set as well. The set costs 5,700 yen and includes ten 52-yen stamps, 24 postcards, six premium postcards, a special case, a special folder, and a clear poster.0 Comments
The 2016 Central League Baseball Card Gum pack will be hitting store shelves on June 21. Each 100 yen pack will contain gum and one card made by Epoch. There will be a total thirty-six cards (plus six rare cards) in the series, six players from each Central League team. Each card will be 89mm x 63.5mm. The target market includes male children and men between twenty and forty.0 Comments