Dennis A. Amith

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The One about the Two Tokyo Central League NPB Teams: The Yomiuri Giants and the Tokyo Yakult Swallows

New York has the Yankees and the Mets, Los Angeles has the Dodgers and the Angels but yet in two different divisions. In Japan, two of Tokyo’s Nippon Pro Baseball (NPB) Teams, the Giants and Swallows play in the same division and have a heated rivalry. Every major city has their cross-town sports rival. In Tokyo, for Japanese baseball, the Yomiuri Giants and the Tokyo Yakult Swallows have had a solid rivalry. For one, as […]

The One about the Yomiuri Giants Opening Day for 2015

It was opening day for the first game of 2015 as the Yomiuri Giants would begin their season against the Yokohama DeNA Baystars. Having been to the final pre-season game between the Yomiuri Giants and the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, I was curious to see how crowded it would be at Tokyo Dome for the first game of the season. A week prior, I was in Yokohama to visit the DeNA Baystars stadium and see […]