[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 filmĀ 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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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 68 42 25 1
Hanshin 65 37 28 0
Yokohama 67 31 34 2
Chunichi 68 29 36 3
Yomiuri 66 29 37 0
Yakult 66 26 39 1
G W L T
Rakuten 61 40 21 0
Softbank 68 43 25 0
Seibu 64 35 27 2
Orix 65 29 36 0
Nippon Ham 65 28 37 0
Lotte 67 21 45 1
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