Baseball in Japan

It goes without saying that baseball is the most popular sport in Japan. Most boys experienced baseball or soccer when they were young.

And high school student who chose baseball make an effort for one event.

It is called “Natsuno Koushien”, summer baseball competition for high school student in Koushien Baseball Stadium. The stadium is located in Nishinomiya city, Hyogo prefecture. And it was covered with vine once.

Most students practice hard to aim at the competition. Some of them spare 3 or 4 hours a day for practice.

People, especially who are interested in baseball have strong attention on this event. And students who make the biggest impact in this competiton might be discovered by baseball team.

Their goal is not only to win the game and get first place, but also to play in professional baseball team.


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