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Kintetsu Buffaloes

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Kintetsu Buffaloes "Memorial" Magazines
I just picked up two magazines memorializing (for lack of a better word) the franchise formerly known as Kintetsu. One is put out by Nikkan Sports and the other is put out by Weekly Baseball. Both are in Japanese so I really can't give you any major details on content, however, the Weekly Baseball issue has a lot more in the way of statistics and pictures. There is a great picture of Nomo doing his pattented wind-up.

If you hear of any Orix commemorative issues or other magazines detailing the history of any franchise please post it!

I'm looking at the old uniforms and I find it ironic that they stopped existing in their current form in the same month as the the Expos, who also had the tri-color red white and blue hats during the 1980's.

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