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. JEe (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 was shiny, now he's all rusted 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
Harveys Wallbangers
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 2016 May 2: The Anti-Moneyball Election
(257 - 7:16pm, May 02)
Last: Johnny Sycophant-Laden Fora

NewsblogThe strange saga of Jose Reyes is nearing an end. But what then? - The Denver Post
(106 - 7:12pm, May 02)
Last: Joe Kehoskie

Newsblog5-2-16 OMNICHATTER
(12 - 7:10pm, May 02)
Last: stanmvp48

NewsblogHow parents are ruining youth sports - The Boston Globe
(27 - 7:04pm, May 02)
Last: Shibal

NewsblogExploring how MLB has turned Yankee Stadium against Yankees | New York Post
(85 - 7:02pm, May 02)
Last: bobm

NewsblogReplay catches Albert Pujols off bag and costs LA Angels in loss at Texas
(77 - 6:47pm, May 02)
Last: BDC

NewsblogOT: Soccer March/April 2016
(771 - 6:43pm, May 02)
Last: Juilin Sandar to Conkling Speedwell (Arjun)

Newsblog10 Degrees: Is a juiced ball causing MLB's large home run spike? - Yahoo Sports
(42 - 6:34pm, May 02)
Last: Squash

NewsblogTim Lincecum’s showcase set, and Giants will be there - San Francisco Chronicle
(9 - 6:34pm, May 02)
Last: Wahoo Sam

NewsblogJ.J. Hardy foot injury could lead to hot-hitting Pedro Alvarez and others in the Orioles lineup - Baltimore Sun
(3 - 6:31pm, May 02)
Last: Bote Man makes baseball fun again

NewsblogMLBTR: Five MLB Players Enter Into Brand Contracts With Fantex
(8 - 6:24pm, May 02)
Last: Bote Man makes baseball fun again

NewsblogFacts and fiction from the first month of the MLB season | FOX Sports
(10 - 5:33pm, May 02)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOT: NBA Playoffs Thread 2016
(1006 - 4:45pm, May 02)
Last: jmurph

Sox TherapyThree Questions: May 2016
(8 - 4:31pm, May 02)
Last: covelli chris p

NewsblogRed Sox must turn to Christian Vazquez to help struggling pitchers - Boston Red Sox Blog- ESPN
(101 - 4:18pm, May 02)
Last: Famous Original Joe C

Page rendered in 0.1264 seconds
47 querie(s) executed