These files are *huge*. I must stress that. They're around 500k each, because I wanted to try to get good resolution so the kanji would be distinguishable. Even so, there are a few parts that are still blurry, and I apologize. Click on the displayed smaller version of the picture to see the full large version of the picture.
I highly suggest also reading Tokyo Sam's translation of the articles.
The caption for Johjima's article says (in my drive-by translation):
"He would have changed the results. For the second consecutive year, the Hawks narrowly missed being in the Japan Series; and again many people thought they'd probably be there. But their regular strong-hitting catcher was injured during the playoffs. So many thoughts to be having..."
Anyway, um, enjoy! Even if you can't read Japanese, the schoolkids picture is worth the bandwidth.