Baseball – the most popular sport in Japan

Baseball is a team sport, in which one player of this team (the pitcher) will attempt to throw the ball (the size just in hand) very strong towards the other player’s team, and this person will try to knock the baseball ball with one the baseball bat, before it is summed up by his teammates behind the player that catches the ball.

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

For avid fans, games — even the slowest of times — are never bored with these nuances. For Japanese, baseball is so popular that people call it If the western world has American baseball fans, then in Asia, Japanese people are equally fans.

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

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

In Tokyo, the Tokyo Dome (Japan’s most famous stadium) is located on the site of a city tour, which is 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 also practice baseball.

In Japan, people often jokingly said that if you don’t know how to play baseball, it will be difficult to find a girlfriend. Maybe just through such jokes, we can see how baseball is made by Japanese fans!