Mr. Ichiro congratulates V’s Orix for the first time in 25 years “Of course I’m looking forward to the next one in Japan” | Full-Count

Last time in 1996 of V, Ichiro decided the game with Mr. Ichiro’s bat

Following Orix’s decision to win the league title for the first time in 25 years on the 27th, Mr. Ichiro (Special Assistant and Instructor with Mariners Chairman), who was also the driving force behind the previous 1996 victory, made the following comments through the team.

“Congratulations to Orix Buffaloes for winning the league. It is still my feeling that I experienced the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake in 1995 and fought with my fans under” Ganbaro KOBE “to win the championship. It’s engraved in my heart. It’s been a long time since then, and Nakajima, who was a senior of Orix at that time, led the team to the league championship for the first time in 25 years with the director and the players who were not born at that time. I’m very impressed with that. Today’s victory may have evoked a passion for both the fans who shared those unforgettable days and the fans who didn’t know the time. I’m looking forward to the next one in Japan. Seattle Mariners Ichiro “

The last League V was September 23, 1996. It was a match against Nippon-Ham at Green Stadium Kobe (currently Hotto Motto Field Kobe). In the 10th inning, Ichiro’s walk-off home run decided the match, and Ichiro’s delighted appearance was imprinted on the fans’ eyes as he jumped near the second base.

(Full-Count editorial department)


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