The most popular sport in Japan

Baseball, also known as a football, is a team sport; in which a player of this team will try to throw the ball hard on the other team’s player, and this person will try to knock the baseball ball off with a baseball bat, before it is summed up by his teammate is behind the player.

A team only scores points when it is completed, runs through 4 landmarks called bases located in 4 corners of the square. Each base is 90 feet apart. The appeal of baseball is in its sophistication: defensive situations, pitching positions, throwing order, statistics, playing field, history, and player’s personality.

For Japanese, baseball is so popular that people call it national sport. If the West has American baseball fans, then in Asia, Japanese fans are equally. Baseball was first introduced in Japan in 1872 and quickly developed in popularity ever since.

For Japanese people, baseball sport is considered an indispensable dish in every daily meal. Overcoming football is still a favorite sport in many countries around the world, baseball has become the king sport in the country of cherry blossoms.

Baseball has been taught as a compulsory subject in Japan since elementary school. National tournaments are held regularly throughout the country from high school to university. Almost everyone expressed absolute support for the team representing their province when participating in national championships.

In Tokyo, Tokyo Dome is located on the site of a city tour, the most popular place to watch competitions. The Japanese cheered on their favorite baseball team using horns, drums and other lively sound instruments.

In Japan, there are many parks and most of these parks have a baseball practice yard. Practicing objects are not only boys but also old people and girls who regularly practice baseball.

Japanese love baseball, to the extent that the baseball-themed manga is also enthusiastically supported, not surprisingly, the legendary baseball comics like captain, Touch, Maijo … have shaken the Japanese manga market edition for a long time ago.

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