Koshien

Players on Losing Teams in the Japanese National High School Baseball Championship Bring Home a Pouch of Dirt from the Field as a Remembrance of their Time on the Grounds of Koshien.

Koshien refers to the two annual baseball tournaments that involve high schools from all across the country and conclude with a championship game at Hanshin Koshien Stadium in Nishinomiya, Japan. The National High School Baseball Invitational Tournament in the spring is coordinated by the Japan High School Baseball Federation in collaboration with Mainichi Shimbun. But …

Players on Losing Teams in the Japanese National High School Baseball Championship Bring Home a Pouch of Dirt from the Field as a Remembrance of their Time on the Grounds of Koshien. Read More »