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

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Me with Ma-kun, the main mascot.

A stage they have set up outside the stadium (probably for less rainy days, for bands to play)

View of the stadium "front"

Chiba Marine Stadium.

The Marines museum building, which is off to the side.

Left field in the rain.

Right field in the rain.

The grounds crew figuring out the tarp.

More tarp pulling.

Toshiaki Imae, signing stuff over the dugout amidst umbrella-wielding fans.

Bobby Valentine, staring in wonderment at the weather.

The rain, and the dugout.

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