Categories Blog Japan Part 6: Baseball Post author By tariq Post date May 17, 2008 2 Comments on Japan Part 6: Baseball So much more fun than going to a Jays game. The fans are crazy, there’s continuous singing and music and lots and lots of balloons. Oh, and they’re totally cool with outside food (and even give you cups for your bottled drinks). Related Tags baseball, Japan, travel ← Japan Part 5: Aoi Matsuri → Japan Part 7: The Past is a Foreign Country 2 replies on “Japan Part 6: Baseball” Sporting events are definitely more fun when the crowd gets into it. I heard that they are offering some sort of deal that allows all-you-can-eat at Jays’ games now. Though this may encourage attendance, I’m sure it will also help type 2 diabetes skyrocket in Toronto. Yeah, but all attendance means in Toronto is more people being passive inside the stadium. At the Hanshin Tigers game the cheerleaders (the guys wearing the yellow polo shirts and white gloves) had us chanting and singing while they were waving flags and playing their trumpets. I guess the difference is that cheerleaders in Japan actually lead the fans in cheering while the ones back home do fancy aerobics in the hope of landing a modelling contract or marrying an athlete. Leave a Reply to Brian Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.