Winning balls at the first WBC
On March 3, 2006, Japan won over China 18-2
(the ball in right), and defeated Cuba on March 20
by 10 to 6, winning the first championship
(the ball in left).
The Flag of the Rising Sun
It is autographed by all the members of Team
Japan, headed by Oh, Ichiro and Matsuzaka.
Exhibition: World Baseball Classic
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 through Sunday, April 5, 2009
At the Exhibition Hall in the Baseball Museum
In celebration of the coming 2nd World Baseball Classic (WBC) which will be held worldwide in March, 2009, the exhibition on WBC will feature (1) Team Japan which garnered the cup in the first WBC and (2) Team Japan which will participate in the Pool A of the 2nd WBC, which is officially called '09 World Baseball Classic Tokyo Round presented by Asahi Brewery.
During the Tokyo Round, which is scheduled to be held at Tokyo Dome from Thursday, March 5 to Monday, March 9, results of the games here and other games in the first round in Pools B, C and D will be shown at the exhibition.