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Saitama Seibu Lions

埼玉西武ライオンズ japan baseball fans

My first game of the season was a good one. My Lions beat the visiting Nippon-Ham Fighters from Hokkaido.

Half the fun at Japanese baseball games is the cheering. Above is a video I took of one of the many cheers. Get your cheers down before the game for maximum enjoyment. 😉 Here you can practice them with music, but you need to be able to read Japanese.

The words to the cheer (for a player named 久) in the video are:
Go Go Let’s Go 久

7 Responses to “Saitama Seibu Lions”

  1. 1

    So great! Have you visited the John Lennon Museum in Saitama right at the World Cup Stadium? I highly recommend it!

  2. 2

    Wow, it’s crowded. John Lennon Museum will be …

  3. 3
    D. Gator:


    Makes me want to attend a base-ball game for the first time in my life. 😉

  4. 4

    Do you have any idea what song they play when Hiroyuki Nakajima goes up to bat?

  5. 5

    中島 研ぎ澄まされた そのセンスで決めろ グランドスラム

    A loose translation would be:

    Nakajima, sharpen it up, fix on that sense, hit a grand slam.

  6. 6

    Actually, I was wondering about the J-pop song they play. Like when #42 goes up, they play Empire State of Mind by Alicia Keys. When Nakajima goes up they play a Japanese song and I was wondering if you knew what that was.

  7. 7

    Sorry, SM. I can’t help you there. Although several J-pop songs now sound familiar to me, I couldn’t tell you the name of a single one. 😉

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