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Thanks to these baseball-loving ladies,  even people who don’t care about sports are cheering for their team.

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Japanese beer-vending girl refill teams have the speed and precision of an F-1 pit crew【Video】

Behind-the-scenes video shows the laser-focus and hard work that keeps fans supplied with ice-cold draft beer at Japanese baseball stadiums.

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Anime voice actress’ beautiful looks cause hilarious interview gaffe by pro baseball player【Vid】

Here’s what happens when you keep your eye on the idol instead of the ball.

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Hey Canada and America, Munenori Kawasaki wants to remind you he loves you

You don’t have to be a baseball fan to be a fan of arguably Japan’s greatest export to the sport.

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Nippon Professional Baseball team has an odd new mascot that’s fishing for a new angle

It isn’t exactly what you’d expect to see at the ballpark, but it’s definitely something.

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Japanese baseball player sends message to boy who ruined his home run

A single catch by a fan brings out the worst and best in Japanese baseball.

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This just might be the greatest UFO catcher game ever【Video】

Amazingly generous arcade makes the diabolically difficult game super easy in celebration of something that had the entire town feeling good.

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Korean fan surprised to receive present from baseball’s Yu Darvish after Twitter request

Sometimes when you want something, all you’ve got to do is ask.

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Ichiro Suzuki becomes the first Japanese player to achieve 3,000 MLB hits

He’s the 30th player ever to hit 3,000 and the second to reach third base doing so.

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Female high school students continue to be banned on baseball field at Koshien Stadium in Japan

Baseball tournament officials defend the ban on female students as a necessary measure to help protect their safety.

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Japanese baseball mascot kicks and punches another mascot lying defenceless on the ground【Video】

Over the weekend, a fight broke out between two mascots who have a well-documented history of bad blood.

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Japanese boy charms the internet after buying McDonald’s meal all by himself

The young boy is melting hearts for navigating his way back to the car while carrying his meal out of the store and into the street on a tray.

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Ichiro’s lookalike “Nichiro” is cheering him to 3,000 (and more) in his own special way【Video】

If you are going to pick someone to impersonate, there’s no one cooler than Ichiro.

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Sadako vs Kayako take to the field as they open baseball game in Hokkaido

The question on everyone’s lips was: how fast can Sadako throw?

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Young boy’s first baseball hit smacks a very golden prize【Video】

It’s exhilarating to see a kid hit a fast-moving baseball, but this probably wasn’t the result this dad wanted.

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Why are the Los Angeles Dodgers wearing the caps from Nagoya’s professional baseball team?

Is the storied L.A. franchise ripping off the uniform of the Japanese club, or is this just a case of “What goes around comes around?”

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What’s going on in this old photo of the now-demolished Osaka Stadium?

Osaka once housed this modern walled neighborhood, presumably constructed to keep attacking Titans out. Or are we missing something here?

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Subliminal messages, coming soon to a bowl of Japanese noodles near you?

Japanese Twitter user finds his udon has something to say to him.

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Japanese professional baseball players amuse fans with girly crossdressing makeovers【Video】

It was quite a show at the Rakuten Eagle Fan Festival 2015, where players from the Japanese professional baseball team dressed as female look-alikes drew the most laughs and smiles from the audience.

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“Don’t thinking! Just swing!” Munenori Kawasaki is our favorite thing about baseball【Videos】

It’s turning out to be an interesting post-season in Major League Baseball. In the American league we have the Toronto Blue Jays coming off a stellar late regular season and into their first real World Series attempt since the 90s. Meanwhile, over in the National League the Cubs are inching closer to a possible first World Series win in over a century, made even more eerie by its prediction in Back to the Future II (minus the Miami Gators).

As an added bonus, more games for Toronto means more interviews with infielder Munenori Kawasaki. Charged up by their victory over Texas in the AL Division series, Munerin was in rare form.

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