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So this is it, this year’s tournament is finally over and the end of it wasn’t the high class game one would expect for a final of a competition. Well, at least the neutral spectator would expect a slightly closer competiton. But this is high school baseball, things like this happen. I wonder if this was the highest scoring win in the final in Koushien history. (more…)

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So there we have it: the final of this year’s Summer Koushien tournament is just around the corner. And both semifinal games seemed to have been not as close as some other games this year. In fact the turnout was the same on both occasions. Identical results, although the runs were scored in different inning (duh!). Goro Shigeno of the 高校野球 Blog spoils us with the stats of the Best of 4 teams and it’s interesting to see that the teams who reached the final used their pitchers very differently. (more…)

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Things are drawing to a close at Koushien Stadium with the last two matches of the Best Of 8 round having been played today. Only three matches to go and I won’t be able to watch anything on those two days live since they will start when it’s the middle of the night over here in Europe. All that’s left for me is to check the scores when I wake up and when I did that today I was rather stunned. (more…)

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I took a break from getting up early to watch the games for the weekend. Still the homepage for the tournament provides a service for lazy guys like me with a highlight section in which you can watch each inning of every game. So I didn’t watch the live coverage for the following games, still I wanted to keep everybody posted about was what happening at Koushien over the past few days. (more…)

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