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Giants coach collapses on the field

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Giants coach collapses on the field
I didn't see a news article about this here yet.
Giants infield coach Takuya Kimura collapsed during pre-game practice at Mazda stadium in Hiroshima on Apr. 2.
Mainichi Daily News Article.

It's pretty shocking as he's still only 37. I wish him well, and there has been a lot of support from non-Giants fans as well over on the Japanese social networking site mixi. As far as I can tell from the latest news reports he's alive, but unconscious in the hosptial now.
Re: Giants coach collapses on the field
[ Author: gotigersredsox | Posted: Apr 7, 2010 9:39 AM ]

As you probably read, Kimura passed away yesterday. Really sad and untimely.
Re: Giants coach collapses on the field
[ Author: SteveNovosel | Posted: Apr 7, 2010 11:37 AM | LOT Fan ]

Horrible news. It's been a tragic year for the NPB family - the death of Nippon Ham's Kobayashi in January, Orix's Oze in February, and now young Kimura.

Very sad for his family and the Giants team.

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