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More About Japanese Baseball (Part 2 of 6)

The Japan Times columnist Marty Kuehnert explains why high school baseball is so important to the Japanese people. "It's the dream of any amateur baseball player in the country ... to go to Koshien. And if they win, it's the greatest glory there ever could possibly be. If they lose, you rarely see a kid that doesn't cry his heart out."

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