World Baseball Classic 2013 in Fukuoka

START: Mar 2, 2013 END: Mar 6, 2013

Fukuoka Dome will be the stage of Pool A’s first-round games in the 2013 World Baseball Classic (WBC) qualifier, Mar 2~6. The four teams competing in Fukuoka are: Japan, Brazil, Cuba and China. The 2013 WBC will see 28 teams enter, up from 16 in 2006 and 2009. The first-round games will be in a round-robin format, with the second-round being double elimination. Tokyo will be one of the locations for second-round games, and the semi-finals and final will take place in San Francisco, USA. Six players from the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks have been selected to join Japan’s team for the World Baseball Classic 2013 tournament. Japan’s team for the series has a total of 34 members, including the following Hawks players: Tadashi Settsu (pitcher), Kenji Odonari (pitcher), Mitsuhiko Morifuku (pitcher), Nobuhiro Matsuda (infield), Yuichi Honda (infield), and Seiichi Uchikawa (outfield). Come along and cheer on Japan!

Game One: 3/2 (Sat.) 19:00 JAPAN vs. BRAZIL
Game Two: 3/3 (Sun.) 12:30 CUBA vs. BRAZIL
Game Three: 3/3 (Sun.) 19:00 JAPAN vs. CHINA
Game Four: 3/4 (Mon.) 16:30 CUBA vs. CHINA
Game Five: 3/5 (Tue.) 17:00 BRAZIL vs. CHINA
Game Six: 3/6 (Wed.) 19:00 JAPAN vs. CUBA

• 3/2~6
• Single Game Tickets: ¥4,00~¥12,000, 6 Games Ticket Strips: ¥33,000~¥39,000
• Tickets available online:
•2-2-2 Jigyohama, Chuo-ku

Published: Feb 14, 2013 / Last Updated: Apr 1, 2016

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