Tuesday, December 4, 2012, through Sunday, March 31, 2013
At the Exhibition Hall of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
The 2013 World Baseball Classic (WBC) will soon be held. Japan is known for the two WBC tournaments held so far, in 2006 and 2009, and this exhibition is to support the Samurai Japanfs attempt to win a third consecutive title.
This exhibition is divided into two sections. From December to February, the exhibition looks back on the past two tournaments by featuring the archival materials and the memorable items pertaining to them.
During March, the exhibition will focus on the 2013 WBC. The personal details for each team member and their achievements will be shown using pictures and a wide range of items. The most up-to-date information on the tournament will also be provided.
During the exhibition, both the 2006 and the 2009 WBC trophies will be on display. The winning balls, uniforms worn by Sadaharu Oh and Tatsunori Hara, and the championship rings will also be displayed.