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HAM

[5/28/2017] Nippon Ham Fighters: Hokkaido Series 2017 details released

The Nippon Ham Fighters released details for Hokkaido Series 2017: Hokkaido be AMBITIOUS. The series will take place over nine home game in July and August. Uniforms for the series were unveiled in front of fans during pre-game fielding practices today.

The uniforms use three base colors: dark blue, white, and red. The dark blue represents the sea and sky, the white represents brightness and wind and snow, and red represents the indomitable energy of the people in Hokkaido. On the left chest is an H for Hokkaido and the word AMBITIOUS. The image of Hokkaido on the left sleeve is a symbol of unity for the team and community.

Schedule

  • July 19 (Wed) vs Rakuten Eagles at Sapporo Dome – 18:30
  • July 20 (Thu) vs Rakuten Eagles at Sapporo Dome – 18:00
  • August 5 (Sat) vs Orix at Sapporo Dome – 14:00
  • August 6 (Sun) vs Orix at Sapporo Dome – 15:00
  • August 16 (Wed) vs Lotte at Sapporo Dome – 18:00
  • August 17 (Thu) vs Lotte at Sapporo Dome – 18:00
  • August 18 (Fri) vs Seibu at Sapporo Dome – 18:00
  • August 19 (Sat) vs Seibu at Sapporo Dome – 14:00
  • August 20 (Sun) vs Seibu at Sapporo Dome – 14:00

Fans attending the game on August 5 will receive a free replica uniform.

Source: Nippon Ham 5/28/2017, Nikkan Sports 5/28/2017

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ORI

[5/8/2017] Orix Buffaloes’ Bs Natsu No Jin 2017 Uniforms

The Orix Buffaloes’ Bs Natsu No Jin 2017 will take place over four games in June and August.

Schedule

  • June 25 (Sun) vs Lotte at Kyocera Dome – 13:00
  • August 1 (Tue) vs Softbank at Kyocera Dome – 18:00
  • August 2 (Wed) vs Softbank at Kyocera Dome – 18:00
  • August 3 (Thu) vs Softbank at Kyocera Dome – 18:00

Players and coaches will wear digital camouflage uniforms in the color fighting red.

Promotions

  • June 25 – limited edition Bs Natsu No Jin 2017 t-shirts – the first 10,000 season ticket holders and advance ticket fan club members to arrive at the stadium
  • August 1 thru 3 – Bs Natsu No Jin 2017 replica uniforms – the first 15,000 advance ticket purchasers to arrive at the stadium (each day)

Source: Orix 5/8/2017

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HAM

[5/2/2017] Nippon Ham Fighters: Legend Series 2017

The Nippon Ham Fighters announced today that they will host Legend Series 2017 during five home games this season. They also announced that coaches and players will retro uniforms from 1962, when the team won a championship and was known as the Toei Flyers.

Schedule

  • June 23, 24, 25 – Rakuten vs Nippon Ham at Sapporo Dome
  • July 3, 4 – Seibu vs Nippon Ham at Tokyo Dome

Replica uniforms will be given away to ticket holders on June 24 (Saturday) and 4,000 fan club members on July 3.

Source: Nippon Ham 5/2/2017

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ORI

[5/1/2017] Orix Buffaloes: Bs Ori-Tachi Day, Bs Ori-Hime Day Uniforms

The Orix Buffaloes announced today that Bs Ori-Tachi Day will be held on June 10 (Saturday) and Bs Ori-Hime Day will be held on June 11 (Sunday). Alternate uniforms that will be worn during the two games were also unveiled. Shunta Goto and Masahiro Nishino modeled the uniforms for the media.

The Buffaloes will also be giving away two versions of the alternate uniforms (gold highlights and pink highlights) to fans that purchase advance tickets to the games. Supplies will be limited to a total 30,000 (15,000 per game and 7,500 per color):

NB: players will be wearing uniforms with gold highlights during both games.

Source: Orix 5/1/2017

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SEI

[4/12/2017] Seibu Lions Festivals 2017 Alternate Uniforms

The Seibu Lions unveiled alternate uniforms they will be wearing during Lions Festivals 2017. Kazuhisa Makita, Ginjiro Sumitani, and Shogo Akiyama modeled the uniforms during a post-game press conference on April 8.

Lions Festivals 2017 Schedule
(fifteen home games, nine away games)

  • July 21-23 vs Nippon Ham at MetLife Dome
  • July 25-26 vs Orix at MetLife Dome
  • July 28-30 vs Lotte at ZOZO Marine Stadium
  • August 1-3 vs Rakuten at MetLife Dome
  • August 4-5 vs Softbank at MetLife Dome
  • August 8-10 vs Orix at Kyocera Dome
  • August 11-13 vs Lotte at ZOZO Marine Stadium
  • August 15-17 vs Rakuten at MetLife Dome

Fans attending games on July 22, 23, and August 5 (excluding fans with tickets to the right field non-reserved visitors section seats) will receive a free replica uniform.

Source: Seibu 4/8/2017

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SOF

[3/22/2017] Softbank Hawks: 1(Won)derful Stripe 2017 Uniforms

The Softbank Hawks announced that their Taka-no Saiten 2017 series will take place over eight games this season. They also unveiled the alternate uniforms they will be wearing during the series (modeled by Yuki Yanagita and Dennis Sarfate).

The stripes on the uniform look like the red stitching on a baseballs, but are actually based on the image of a Hawk flapping its wings. The color red (or Kachidoki Red) makes a return. The team went 6-2 when wearing Kachidoki Red during the Taka-no Saiten series in 2014.

Taka-no Saiten 2017 Schedule

  • July 17 (Mon) – vs Seibu at YafuOku Dome – Taka-no Saiten 2017
  • July 18 (Tue) – vs Seibu at YafuOku Dome – Taka-no Saiten 2017
  • July 19 (Wed) – vs Seibu at Kitakyushu Stadium – Taka-no Saiten 2017 in Kitakyushu
  • July 21 (Fri) – vs Lotte at YafuOku Dome – Taka-no Saiten 2017
  • July 22 (Sat) – vs Lotte at YafuOku Dome – Taka-no Saiten 2017
  • July 23 (Sun) – vs Lotte at YafuOku Dome – Taka-no Saiten 2017
  • July 31 (Mon) – vs Nippon Ham at Tokyo Dome – Taka-no Saiten 2017 in Tokyo Dome
  • August 14 (Mon) – vs Nippon Ham at Kyocera Dome – Taka-no Saiten 2017 in Osaka

The Hawks will also wear the alternate uniforms during four other games.

  • July 4 (Tue) – vs Orix at YafuOku Dome
  • July 5 (Wed) – vs Orix at YafuOku Dome
  • July 11 (Tue) – vs Rakuten at YafuOku Dome
  • July 12 (Wed) – vs Rakuten at YafuOku Dome

Replica uniforms will be handed out for free to all ticket holders (with some exceptions) during the eight Taka-no Saiten games listed above.

Source: Softbank 3/22/2017, Softbank 3/22/2017

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HIR

[3/13/2017] Hiroshima Carp: Hiroki Kuroda Special Uniforms

The Hiroshima Carp announced on March 10 that they will be wearing special Hiroki Kuroda uniforms during an exhibition game on March 18 against the Nippon Ham Fighters. They unveiled the uniforms on March 13.

The special uniforms are based on designs that were used by the team when Kuroda first joined the team. All uniforms will carry the number fifteen, as well as a Kuroda patch on the left chest.

Source: Hiroshima 3/10, Hiroshima 3/13

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ORI

[3/8/2017] Orix Buffaloes: Kansai Classic 2017 Retro Uniforms

The Orix Buffaloes revealed the retro uniforms they will be using for their Kansai Classic 2017 series this season.

April 28 – 30: vs Softbank Hawks

  • Kintetsu Buffaloes home uniforms used between 1978 and 1996. The Softbank Hawks will be wearing Nankai Hawks uniforms.

May 5 – 7: vs Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Hankyu Braves home uniforms used between 1980 and 1984.

Ticket packages that include special commemorative t-shirts will also be available during each of the series. Additional information can be found at the link below.

Source: Orix 3/8/2017

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HAM

[3/3/2017] Nippon Ham Fighters: We Love Hokkaido Uniforms

The Nippon Ham Fighters unveiled their 2017 We Love Hokkaido Uniforms today. Shohei Otani modeled the uniform during a press conference.

The yellow used in the uniform comes from the 1977 film Shiawase no kiiroi hankachi (The Yellow Handkerchief) and represents happiness. Yellow also represents the sun and blue the sky. Together, they symbolize the team’s push toward successive championships.

The alternate uniforms will be worn during the following sixteen games this year:

  • April 29-30 vs Rakuten at Sapporo Dome
  • May 2-4 vs Lotte at Sapporo Dome
  • May 9-10 vs Seibu at Sapporo Dome
  • May 12-14 vs Lotte at Tokyo Dome
  • May 19-21 vs Orix at Sapporo Dome
  • May 26-28 vs Softbank at Sapporo Dome

Fans attending games on April 29 and May 3 will receive a free replica uniform.

Source: Nippon Ham 3/3/2017

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LOT

[2/10/2017] Chiba Lotte Marines: Marine Festa 2017 Alternate Uniforms

The Chiba Lotte Marines unveiled their Marine Festa 2017 alternate uniforms earlier today. First round draft pick Chihaya Sasaki and second round draft pick Tomohito Sakai modeled the uniforms for the media.

The uniforms were inspired by the team’s youthful energy and the ocean beyond the stadium. The Marines logo across the front has a seagull motif. The uniform as a whole was designed to evoke images of the ocean.

The Marine Festa uniforms will be worn during the following games this season:

  • April 23 vs Orix
  • May 28 vs Orix
  • June 11 vs Yakult
  • July 30 vs Seibu
  • August 13 vs Seibu
  • September 24 vs Nippon Ham

Ticket holders on April 23 will receive a free replica Marine Festa uniform.

Source: Lotte 2/10/2017, Daily Sports 2/10/2017

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 49 29 19 1
Hanshin 46 27 19 0
Yomiuri 47 23 24 0
Yokohama 48 22 24 2
Yakult 47 20 27 0
Chunichi 49 19 27 3
G W L T
Rakuten 42 30 12 0
Softbank 49 30 19 0
Seibu 45 25 19 1
Nippon Ham 46 19 27 0
Orix 46 19 27 0
Lotte 48 14 33 1
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