Forest City Owls baseball to play Team Japan Friday, July 1

Published 5:19 pm Tuesday, June 28, 2011

This Friday, July 1, the two-time defending Coastal Plain League champion Forest City Owls baseball team will host Team Japan at McNair Field in Forest City, N.C.
Organizers say the arrival of Team Japan, one of the world’s most successful national baseball teams, is sending a buzz throughout the region. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
The nationally ranked Owls will face their greatest challenge of the season. Forest City will square off against the top collegiate baseball talent Japan has to offer.
The Japanese approach to baseball is an art form, organizers said, and this event offers local baseball fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to admire the unique Japanese style of play in person.
McNair Field managers said they are expecting the largest crowd in club history for this contest.
– article submitted by Daniel Parra

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