Today’s Summer Koshien games have been postponed due to rain. The decision was made by tournament organizers at 6:05am. Games on the schedule will be pushed back a day. The Finals game will now be played on August 23.
Source: Nikkan Sports 8/15/20170 Comments
Koshien Stats for 2017 Summer Koshien are now online. My apologies for the delay.
I am still working on names for games from yesterday. If anyone wants to help with the names, drop me a line or post in the comments section down below.
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A list of players to watch during this year’s Summer Koshien. Definitely not a complete list, but a good place to start.
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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.
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The Summer Koshien is set to begin on August 7. Opening ceremony rehearsals will take place on August 6. The Players Oath will be presented by Takikawa Nishi’s Masato Hotta.
The Japan High School Baseball Federation announced today that 170 pitchers from the forty-nine participating schools were examined (shoulders and elbows) and none had to be banned from pitching.0 Comments
Bracket selections for this year’s Summer Koshien took place today. The full schedule is below and will be updated during the tournament.
For the most up-to-date schedule with scores and more, please see the Koshien Stats section.
Each school will be allowed to use Koshien Stadium for practices for thirty minutes.
The remaining schedule will be added once it becomes available.
The Japan High School Baseball Federation announced today that Koshien Stadium practices for the Summer Koshien will take place between August 1 and 4. Schools participating in the tournament will each have thirty minutes of practice time.
Source: Nikkan Sports 7/21/20170 Comments
The steering committee for the Summer Koshien met in Osaka today and decided that the 2018 Summer Koshien will feature a tournament-high fifty-six high schools as part of its 100th anniversary celebration. The decision will be approved during a board of directors meeting on April 26.
Regions that will have with an extra bracket (total two):
Source: Sponichi 4/19/2017
In other related news:
The 99th Summer Koshien Steering Committee held a meeting in Osaka on November 2. A number of details were released.
Source: Nikkan Sports 11/2/20160 Comments