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Japan Team Threatens to Boycott WBC

Japan, the last two winners of the World Baseball Classic (WBC) is threatening to boycott the tournament. Why? Because the revenue generated by MBL is kept mostly by the organization and it’s players. Japan receives 13% while the MLB and it’s players gets 2/3. The revenue was 18 million. 13% then divided by it’s players… leaves a significant chunk but not enough. (WSJ – Baseball)

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Ichiro Museum

A museum for one of baseball’s greatest stars. It’s not a huge structure, but it’s a room filled with Ichiro’s items. It’s run by his parents. It even has his abacus. It’s filled with photos and ephemera. 30 visitors a day, $11 to enter. If you’re a fan, this is the place to be. It’s in Toyoyama, Japan. (Seattletimes – Ichiro)

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