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07 April 2009 @ 10:04 am
Go Go Rakuten Eagles!  
They can't possibly be good this year... Can they?
In the mood: optimisticoptimistic
Dustybigmog on April 7th, 2009 07:19 am (UTC)
The man to watch on the Eagles is Hisashi Iwakuma. He pitched well during the WBC.
Douglas Triggs: danger death raydoubt72 on April 7th, 2009 01:07 pm (UTC)
Re: Promise
I'll keep my eyes open.

I'm not sure yet if they ever broadcast the games here (I guess if they play someone local, like the Giants), but I haven't really figured out what channels show what anyway.
hamanosilencehamanosilence on April 7th, 2009 07:21 am (UTC)
Hmn aren#t those they guys that had a H!P Support group ^^? The they shoudl do well ^^...
Douglas Triggs: kawase tomokodoubt72 on April 7th, 2009 01:06 pm (UTC)
It never helped them before!

Plus, those songs really do suck.
hamanosilencehamanosilence on April 7th, 2009 01:22 pm (UTC)
Haha you have some H!P phobia .. you should be in medical treatment until changing your mind :P
Douglas Triggs: bad icondoubt72 on April 7th, 2009 01:31 pm (UTC)
Well, I might appreciate them more if, say, I went deaf.
hamanosilencehamanosilence on April 7th, 2009 03:19 pm (UTC)
LOL :) Well I know you are more into classical stuff .. but at least you recognize the cuteness :)
(Anonymous) on April 7th, 2009 09:10 pm (UTC)
Rakuten Eagles
Rakuten has been amazingly good this year (4 strait wins so far)!
It is very unusual for the team, which is basically considered a local team and "O-nimotsu" or a burden on the Japanese professional leagues, even among the less popular Pacific League. (I hate to say, but Rakuten used to be just like the Colorado Rockies).
But thanks to some star players, Rakuten is doing well this year.
If you want to see them and experience the atmosphere, go to Sendai, their hometown!

Douglas Triggs: rakuten eaglesdoubt72 on April 7th, 2009 10:55 pm (UTC)
Re: Rakuten Eagles
Well, they've steadily improved every year (which isn't so many, so yes, very much like the early days of the Rockies).

I adopted them because I was in Sendai on or about opening day in 2007, and everyone was so enthusiastic that I had to pick them as my team.