Dennis A. Amith

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The One about Tokyo Dome Ball Park Store

For those going to Tokyo Dome and are looking for Yomiuri Giants (the popular Tokyo Central League baseball team) gear, you have three options. One is the small official Yomiuri Giants store, the other is the Under Armour Yomiuri Giants store and then you have Tokyo Dome Ball Park Store. A store that caters to fans of all NPB (Nippon Professional Baseball) teams, you can find team merchandise throughout the store. But for Yomiuri Giants […]

The One about the Memorial Event for Wayne S. Graczyk

Memorial Event for Wayne S. Graczyk Noon to 2 PM., Saturday, May 20, 2017 Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan  You are invited to celebrate the life of Wayne Graczyk, longtime columnist for The Japan Times and Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (FCCJ) member. Wayne passed away on April 19, 2017 while in Kumamoto to help Nippon Television cover a countryside game between the Tokyo Yomiuri Giants and the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. He was a fixture in the […]

The One about Kubota Slugger

In the United States, we are accustomed to ordering online for baseball gear these days and while sports shop retailers still exist, you have your department stores that sell baseball gloves and some who go online to find really awesome quality baseball gloves such as Vinci. In Japan, while many are familiar with Mizuno, SSK, Hatakeyama and Zett but another company out there is Kubota Slugger. I recently visited the Tokyo Branch of Kubota Slugger […]

The One About Wayne Graczyk (RIP Wayne)

It was a few weeks ago that I was promoting Wayne Graczyk’s latest Japan Pro Baseball Fan Handbook & Media Guide and today, I have learned that Wayne had passed away after a game in Kumamoto, helping NTV to cover a game between the Yomiuri Giants vs. the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. When it comes to Japanese baseball #NPB, there are a few people who have contributed consistently each and every year in promoting it overseas […]

The One about the Official Chunichi Dragons Nagoya Site Goods Shop

In my effort to visit every NPB (Nippon Professional Baseball) stadium and official team store, I headed to Nagoya prefecture to visit Nagoya Dome and the official Chunichi Dragons team store (or Chunichi Dragons Nagoya Site Good Shop). For those not familiar with the Chunichi Dragons, the team was established back in 1936 and were known as Nagoya-gun (Nagoya Club) and later Sangyo-gun until a decade later where they were known as Chubu Nippon when […]