Wednesday, March 27, 2013
This debut game easily shattered the previous weekday regular season game sales by a mile (previous was 14000+, yesterday was 20k)
Elephants closer is (since last season) former Tigers pitcher Aussie Brad Thomas (who also doubles as their pitching coach, heh)
Manny Rhino doll have completely sold out, pre order now and you’ll get it in June.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Meanwhile, in the land where every year is 1919….
The Kaohsiung-based conglomerate signed a contract Monday to took over the club, one of the CPBL’s four teams, in a NT$130 million (US$4.47 million) deal after the club’s former owner, the Sinon Group, put the team up for sale because of unsustainable operating losses.
Had nobody stepped in to buy the Bulls franchise, the league would have been left with only three teams and would likely have disbanded.
The Bulls, which were based in Taichung, will now be called the E-Da Rhinos and play their home games in Kaohsiung.
Lin said he also plans to found a cross-Taiwan Strait baseball league, an idea supported by Kaohsiung Deputy Mayor Lee Yung-te.
Speaking of the game-fixing scandals that have repeatedly dealt huge blows to the CPBL and reduced attendance numbers, the team’s new general manager vowed to disband the club if it is found to have engaged in fixing games.
Posted: December 18, 2012 at 03:34 PM | 2 comment(s)
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