Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

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
  Tags: international, japan

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   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.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Backlasher
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT: Politics - December 2014: Baseball & Politics Collide in New Thriller
(5061 - 12:15am, Dec 20)
Last: Morty Causa

NewsblogJerry Crasnick on Twitter: "Jake Peavy has agreed on 2 yr deal with
(13 - 12:13am, Dec 20)
Last: Gonfalon Bubble

NewsblogOC Register | Former Angels prospect Ryan Bolden shot to death
(2 - 12:06am, Dec 20)
Last: Gonfalon Bubble

NewsblogThe 2015 HOF Ballot Collecting Gizmo!
(120 - 12:03am, Dec 20)
Last: Gonfalon Bubble

NewsblogOT: NBC.news: Valve isn’t making one gaming console, but multiple ‘Steam machines’
(1356 - 11:43pm, Dec 19)
Last: Greg K

NewsblogTrading Justin Upton means the Braves are in full rebuilding mode | Mark Bradley blog
(78 - 11:40pm, Dec 19)
Last: shoewizard

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - December 2014
(743 - 11:33pm, Dec 19)
Last: King Mekong

NewsblogAmazin' Avenue - Cohen: Mets and Rockies discussing Troy Tulowitzki deal with Noah Syndergaard as the centerpiece
(34 - 11:22pm, Dec 19)
Last: Banta

NewsblogMax Scherzer not a realistic option, New York Yankees' Randy Levine says - ESPN New York
(68 - 11:20pm, Dec 19)
Last: The TVerik of Lordly Might

NewsblogFull Count » Source: Red Sox close to deal sending Will Middlebrooks to Padres for Ryan Hanigan
(10 - 11:13pm, Dec 19)
Last: The TVerik of Lordly Might

NewsblogThe 4 surprisingly quiet teams of the MLB offseason
(28 - 10:07pm, Dec 19)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogRoyals sign Kris Medlen to two-year deal - MLB Daily Dish
(32 - 8:20pm, Dec 19)
Last: WSPanic

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 12-19-2014
(10 - 7:47pm, Dec 19)
Last: bobm

NewsblogHow the Rays lost the City Council vote - DRaysBay
(4 - 6:55pm, Dec 19)
Last: RMc is a fine piece of cheese

NewsblogOT: NFL/NHL thread
(9173 - 5:25pm, Dec 19)
Last: Moses Taylor, Moses Taylor

Page rendered in 0.1422 seconds
48 querie(s) executed