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Maiko Throws First Pitch at Koshien Baseball Stadium

Reading Time: 2 minutes Japan’s take on baseball is a little different since the adoption of the American sport. The ceremonial first pitch added an element of Japanese uniqueness in 1908 when the first professional team from the United States came to tour Japan, and former Prime Minister and founder of Waseda University,  Okuma Shigenobu, was to throw the first pitch. Apparently, the throw

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