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Final Thoughts

Sunday, 2:55 AM EST — We made it home last night around 7:30-ish. The parents greeted their weary kids (and chaperones) with hugs and smiles, and everyone scattered.  Ruth was… Read more >

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On Our Way Home… (with updates)

6:07 PM: We’re on the bus. Bad news — there’s traffic to get on to 95. But, we stopped and got the kids cheese sticks, granola bars and water. We… Read more >

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Days 7 & 8 — Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

I was unable to do a full Day 7 blog yesterday but the game blogs should give you an idea of how we spent our Friday morning. Won 1, tied… Read more >

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Live from Arakawa Field

1:15 PM — We tied Game 2, 6-6. We jumped out to a nice lead thanks in large part to Tal Spraker’s 3 RBI’s. And, we turned a triple play!… Read more >

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Day 6 — Earthquakes and Baseball

We had “host time” on Thursday and then reported to the fields by 5 PM for the games. My initial plan had been to go to Avi’s home and spend… Read more >

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Let’s Play Ball! Live Updates….

8:35 PM: … and that’s a wrap from Japan, where Japan wins Game 2, 5-0. We’ll be back at it again tomorrow morning, barring rain. Right now, everyone is taking… Read more >

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Day 5 — Go Swallows!

Day 5 saw us return to Tokyo by bus in the morning for sightseeing and a Japanese professional baseball game.  This was the first day we really experienced the summer… Read more >

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More News Coverage From Our Game Last Saturday

Wed. 8:45 AM — There was an article with pictures in this morning’s paper about our game last Saturday.  They passed around a hard copy on the bus this morning… Read more >

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Day 4 — When Life Gives You Lemons…

This was supposed to be a baseball doubleheader day. Thanks to Typhoon Noru, we rescheduled the games to Friday. It rained hard overnight but by morning it was sunny. The… Read more >

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Day 3 — Busy Day, Now an Uninvited Guest

An Open Letter to Typhoon Noru: Welcome to Saitama! Nice of you to pop in. But here’s the thing: for this trip, I’m not a fan of the pop-in, and it’s… Read more >

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