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Pro baseball spring training camp


Nine Japanese professional baseball teams and three from Korea use Okinawa for their annual spring training camp in February, at various venues including locations on Miyako and Ishigaki islands. This is a great opportunity for the general public to observe professional ballplayers practicing as well as intra-squad games and exhibition matches.



Training camp venues



1 : Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters (Nago / farm team in Kunigami)

Date: Feb. 17-27, 2016
Camp venue: Nago City Baseball Field


2 : Hanshin Tigers (Ginoza)

Date: Feb. 1- 29, 2016
Camp venue: Ginoza Village Baseball Field (188 Ginoza, Ginoza Village)


3 : Hiroshima Toyo Carp (Okinawa)

Date: Feb. 20-28, 2016
Camp venue: Koza Shinkin Stadium (2-1-1 Moromizato, Okinawa City)


4 : Chunichi Dragons (Chatan / farm team in Yomitan)

Date: Feb. 1-29, 2016
Camp venue: Chatan Park Baseball Field (2 Mihama, Chatan Town)


5 : Yokohama BayStars (Ginowan / farm team in Kadena)

Date: Feb. 1-29, 2016
Camp venue: Ginowan City Baseball Field (4-2-1 Mashiki, Ginowan City)


6 : Tokyo Yakult Swallows (Urasoe)

Date: Feb. 1-25, 2016 *Subject to change.
Camp venue: Urasoe City Baseball Field (1-13-1 Nakama, Urasoe City)


7 : Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles (Kumejima)

Date: Feb. 1-21, 2016
Camp venue: Kumejima Baseball Field (100 Torishima, Kumejima Town)


8 : Chiba Lotte Marines (Ishigaki)

Date: Feb. 1-19, 2016
Camp venue: Ishigaki City Baseball Field (1408-1 Tonoshiro, Ishigaki City)


9 : Orix Buffaloes (Miyakojima)

Date: Feb. 14- 21, 2016
Camp venue: Miyakojima City Baseball Field (1574-1 Nishi Nakasone, Miyakojima City)


 10 : Yomiuri Giants (Naha)

Date: Feb. 16-25, 2016
Camp venue: Okinawa Cellular Stadium Naha (42-1 Onoyamacho, Naha City)