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. Athletic Supporter is trying to remember your name 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
Darren
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - July 2015
(372 - 4:17pm, Jul 03)
Last: Spivey

NewsblogOTP - July 2015: Winning the Political Game: Politics is More Like Baseball Than Football
(528 - 4:12pm, Jul 03)
Last: BDC

NewsblogIt’s disgusting how jokester GM, cheap owners watch Mets burn | New York Post
(14 - 3:59pm, Jul 03)
Last: Jarrod HypnerotomachiaPoliphili(Teddy F. Ballgame)

NewsblogOT: 2015 NHL Playoff thread
(839 - 3:43pm, Jul 03)
Last: simon bedford

NewsblogCorbin could return Saturday to face Rockies | dbacks.com
(3 - 3:35pm, Jul 03)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogOT: NBC.news: Valve isn’t making one gaming console, but multiple ‘Steam machines’
(1859 - 3:27pm, Jul 03)
Last: hokieneer

NewsblogInside Baseball: 12 possible sellers, who might go and proposed deals - CBSSports.com
(18 - 3:01pm, Jul 03)
Last: snowles

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1906 Ballot
(7 - 2:50pm, Jul 03)
Last: John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy

NewsblogThe Forgotten Story of ... the world's best baseball stadium – that was never built
(18 - 2:47pm, Jul 03)
Last: theboyqueen

NewsblogAl Newman gets fine, suspension from Northwoods League for violating pitch count rule
(14 - 2:45pm, Jul 03)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogSay hey, baseball: The Dodgers don't care about your dumb spending limits - SBNation.com
(4 - 2:43pm, Jul 03)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogCardinals fire Scouting Director for hacking Astros
(61 - 2:41pm, Jul 03)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogTop international prospects signing breakdown | MLB.com
(27 - 2:08pm, Jul 03)
Last: Golfing Great Mitch Cumstein

NewsblogBig League Stew: Notorious ballhawk Zack Hample catches A-Rod's 3,000th hit
(38 - 2:08pm, Jul 03)
Last: Rants Mulliniks

NewsblogBrewers bullpen catcher eats 23 cheesesteaks, breaks Citizens Bank Park record | MLB.com
(12 - 1:49pm, Jul 03)
Last: Chip

Page rendered in 0.1696 seconds
48 querie(s) executed