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More About Japanese Baseball (Part 1 of 6)

Jim Allen, columnist for The Daily Omiuri, ponders what it means to lose at Koshien. "For a pro team, if they lose 40 or 50 games, it's a successful season. For a team at Koshien, if you lose the first game, you finish the tournament 0-1, and you're forgotten. It's a disaster."

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