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Thursday, March 01, 2012

Japanese baseball league to hold 2013 All-Star game in quake-hit Fukushima

Japan’s professional baseball league will hold an All-Star game in quake-hit Fukushima in 2013 to help with the reconstruction of the area following last year’s earthquake and tsunami.

 

Gamingboy Posted: March 01, 2012 at 12:42 PM | 7 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Rants Mulliniks Posted: March 01, 2012 at 01:40 PM (#4071979)
So Isotopes will actually be an applicable name, wonderful. Pure foolishness.
   2. JE (Jason) Posted: March 01, 2012 at 04:13 PM (#4072143)
MLB will probably have its '13 All-Star Game on a disaster site; the Japanese agreed that it was an idea worth copying.
   3. Drew (Primakov, Gungho Iguanas) Posted: March 01, 2012 at 04:28 PM (#4072166)
So Isotopes will actually be an applicable name, wonderful. Pure foolishness.


Possibly not an issue now.
   4. phredbird Posted: March 01, 2012 at 06:44 PM (#4072291)
an extremely interesting episode of nova ran last night about fukushima and the earthquake. its up on pbs.org.
   5. Swoboda is freedom Posted: March 01, 2012 at 07:46 PM (#4072345)
Despite the fact that it will be a night game, no lights will be needed.
   6. It's a shame about Athletic Supporter Posted: March 01, 2012 at 08:58 PM (#4072374)
I don't know about this. We all remember what happened to Mike Scioscia.
   7. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: March 01, 2012 at 09:07 PM (#4072383)
It'll work, they have a plan. After last year's complete meltdown, the Fukishima nuclear plant managers banned beer and chicken.

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