Buffaloes vs. Fighters at the Kyocera Osaka Dome, September 9, 2006

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Buffaloes fans and their flags.

One of the Osaka Dome ballboys, down the left-field line.

Crazy oendan leader kid with a cat-face.

Oendan trumpet player.

Osaka oendan leaders chat.

"Susukino Ichiban" (which is a reference to a part of Sapporo)

Oendan trumpet players.

Hichori Morimoto waves to us :)


Everyone in the left-field stands is an Ogasawara fan, see.

Balloon-launching isn't nearly as neat indoors.

Ogasawara's at-bat again.

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