Intercity Baseball Tournament 2022

Intercity Baseball Tournament 2022 is going to start on July 18 at Tokyo Dome. Here, you will know every detail about the tournament.

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The competition, which has been played on an annual basis since 1927 and is organized in collaboration by The Mainichi Newspapers Co. and the Japan Amateur Baseball Association.

The historic stadium in the Bunkyo Ward of Tokyo will serve as the stage for a competition showcasing the highest level of baseball played at the amateur level, with many players who are currently being considered for draft positions in the Nippon Professional Baseball as well as former professionals.

The vast majority of the teams are sponsored by corporations, and the majority of the players are also employed by these corporations.

The winner from the previous year was the huge gas business Tokyo Gas, which has its headquarters in the Japanese capital.

The competition is famous for its one-of-a-kind “reinforcement player system,” in which players can be called up from opposing teams that fought and lost in the same regional preliminary stages. This allows players from teams to compete against each other again.

Intercity Baseball Tournament 2022 Schedule:

The tournament starts on July 18 and will continue till July 29.

July 18 Monday

  • 10:00 a.m. Tokyo Gas (Tokyo) vs. JR Central (Nagoya)
  • 2:00 p.m. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries West vs. Nippon Steel Kashima
  • 6:00 p.m. Osaka Gas (Osaka) vs. JR East (Tokyo)

July 19 Tuesday

  • 10:00 a.m. JR East Touhoku (Sendai) vs. NTT West (Osaka)
  • 2:00 p.m. Honda Kumamoto (Ozu, Kumamoto Prefecture) vs. Saginomiya Seisakusho (Tokyo)
  • 6:00 p.m. Toyota Motor vs. Nippon Steel Kazusa Magic

July 20 Wednesday

  • 10:00 a.m. JFE West Japan vs. Roki Techno Toyama
  • 2:00 p.m. TDK (Nikah, Akita Prefecture) vs. Honda (Yorii & Ogawa, Saitama Prefecture)
  • 6:00 p.m. Honda Suzuka (Suzuka, Mie Prefecture) vs. Sega Sammy (Tokyo)

July 21 Thursday

  • 10:00 a.m. Nippon Express (Saitama) vs. Miyazaki Umeda Gakuen (Miyazaki)
  • 2:00 p.m. Yamaha (Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture) vs. NTT East (Tokyo)
  • 6:00 p.m. Hitachi (Hitachi, Ibaraki Prefecture) vs. Nippon Shinyaku (Kyoto)

July 22 Friday

  • 10:00 a.m. Toho Gas (Nagoya) vs. Miki House (Yao, Osaka Prefecture)
  • 2:00 p.m. Eneos (Yokohama) vs. Seino Transportation (Ogaki, Gifu Prefecture)
  • 6:00 p.m. Toshiba (Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture) vs. Hokkaido Gas (Sapporo)

July 23 Saturday

  • 10:00 a.m. JR West (Hiroshima) vs. Shikoku Bank (Kochi)
  • 2:00 p.m. 2nd round
  • 6:00 p.m. 2nd round

July 24 Sunday

  • 10:00 a.m. 2nd round
  • 2:00 p.m. 2nd round
  • 6:00 p.m. 2nd round

July 25 Monday

  • 10:00 a.m. 2nd round
  • 2:00 p.m. 2nd round
  • 6:00 p.m. 2nd round

July 26 Tue

  • 2:00 p.m. Quarterfinal
  • 6:00 p.m. Quarterfinal

July 27 Wednesday

  • 2:00 p.m. Quarterfinal
  • 6:00 p.m. Quarterfinal

July 28 Thursday

  • 2:00 p.m. Semifinal
  • 6:00 p.m. Semifinal

July 29 Friday

  • 6:00 p.m. Final

How to Watch Intercity Baseball Tournament 2022 on TV:

  • Japan Sports 4

The Intercity Baseball Tournament will air live on Japan Sports 4. They will cover every event from round 1 to the Finals. So, keep an eye on the channel for the latest updates.

Venue:

The event will take place at the Tokyo Dome

Conclusion:

Intercity Baseball Tournament 2022 offers the best baseball players in Japan. The fans cheer their players and enjoy the show with full energy. So, if you are a fan, you can cover the full event.

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