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Koshien Tournament

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Koshien Tournament
Can anyone recommend articles, books, or web sites chronicling the history of the Koshien National High School Summer Tournament and/or Koshien Stadium? Asahi Shimbun sponsors the tourney, so I'm sure that they must have a background someplace.
Re: Koshien Tournament
[ Author: Guest: Hazama | Posted: Jun 23, 2004 1:46 PM ]

I'm afraid that I only know about Japanese sites. You need access a web translation site. [down when testing]
High School Baseball NET
SpoNichi 2000 Koshien
Koshien Stars in the Professional Draft
Re: Koshien Tournament
[ Author: westbaystars | Posted: Aug 8, 2004 2:38 PM | YBS Fan ]

Watching the games on NHK, they flashed a URL for their Koshien coverage [warning: Flash application] which shows the day's match-ups, current wind direction, live line scores, information about the different schools participating, and more. Naturally, all of this is in Japanese only.

NHK does have an English subsection with news in English in Real and Freedom-impared formats. But don't expect too much baseball coverage there.

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