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Enjoy the best of Japanese baseball: Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks
Baseball is one of the most popular pastimes in Japan, so much so that you’d perhaps think you were in the United States watching a Major League Baseball game! In fact, both the MLB and the Nippon Professional Baseball Organization - the top pro league in the country – have strong ties to each other, to many Japanese players going on to play in the US. Fukuoka Softbank Hawks is an important team based in Fukuoka. They were established in 1938 and have played in the Nippon Professional Baseball Pacific league since 1950. Like many teams with such a long history, Fukuoka Softbank Hawks have had their ups and downs, though they remain one of the most effective and traditional teams in the country. Find out more about them with Fukuoka Softbank Hawks tickets on StubHub. You can buy or sell your tickets easily on our website.
Know more about the Hawks
The team was originally named Nankai Hawks and they were based in Osaka until 1988, when they were bought by Daiei and moved to Fukuoka. They played under the name Fukuoka Daiei Hawks until 2004, switching then to their current name. To their fans, they are known simply as the Hawks. The Hawks have a large number of mascots, named The Hawks family, each with their own names, colours and caps. In 2018, the team had amassed 18 Pacific League Pennants and 9 Japan Series titles, winning consecutively in 2017 and 2018, making the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks one of the most successful franchises in Japan. Their home stadium has been the Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome since 1993, their 6th home to date. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to watch them play live. Put on a yellow and black jersey and become part of their history. Purchase Fukuoka Softbank Hawks tickets early on StubHub to get the best prices and availability.
The Hawks’ Hall of Fame
The Hawks have honoured some players for their outstanding performances and contributions to their club in their history, including no. 9 Hiroki Kokubo, no. 15 Masao Fujii, no. 89 Sadaharu Oh and no. 90 Yasutake Kageura, who, as it turns out, is not a real person! How come? We’ll explain. Interestingly, the team is one of the few to honour a fictional character! Yasutake Kageura is a character from the manga Abu-san – a Japanese comic book about baseball – who was depicted to have played for the team during their era as the Nankai Hawks. Now, back to reality, watch the best of entertainment and get to know the top players for the Hawks’ roster with Fukuoka Softbank Hawks tickets!
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