Marines vs. Eagles at Chiba Marine Stadium, September 13, 2006
(Also Marines Museum)

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The Chiba "capital of flowers" flowerball -- this time missing an L.

The "Baseball Heroes" game at an arcade in Makuhari.

Some random dude playing Baseball Heroes.

Tsuyoshi Nishioka, in-game.

Tsuyoshi Shinjo, in-game.

Kenji Johjima in game.. the guy I was playing against had a lot of good cards!

Trophies at the Marines Museum.

The wall celebrating all the stuff Lotte achieved in 2005.

Lotte Marines roster of players, each photo signed by the player.

Shunsuke "Chiba Lotte Submarine" Watanabe

Tomoya Satozaki

You could climb into this setup and lie down over the hands and get a picture taken so you'd look like Bobby Valentine being thrown up in the air by players.

(c) Deanna Rubin 2006. All rights reserved, all lefties in the outfield.