Japanese baseball tickets

Look what arrived recently in the mail:



  1. Nick Badders

    Nice! I wish I could go… I have schol and a leadership confrence inn LA… I will watch all the games though… at 3am…. where are you sitting?

  2. Nicholas Badders

    @Paul: The first A’s-Mariners game starts at 3am Pacific time and the 2nd game starts at 2am pacific time

  3. Mark McConville

    That should be sick, hopefully the streak will stay intact and you will have an easy time snagging. BTW when are you going to Miami? cause ill be down there April 13th vs. the astros or April 27th vs. the D-backs, not sure which one yet

  4. mlblogsbigglovebob

    That should be a fun, but very expensive trip. It will be nothing to a man of your extensive means of course :) Try to answer an age old question for me while you are over there if you get the chance. I have always heard that the chicks in Nagasaki like Bukkake.

    Big Glove Bob

  5. kslo69

    Awesome trip you have planned there Zack! can’t wait to see the blog. At Nick Badders, Skoal is bad for you. Gives you mouth cancer ;) Big Glove Bob, so not pc.

  6. Nicholas Badders

    @kslo69 ahaha i meant ****school****… wow… stupid autocorrect… yeah i said autocorrect… i type these from my phone… sigh…

  7. kslo69

    Ok Scrabble Master. What is the longest word that can be made with only the top line of letters on the key board? I’ve got an 8 letter word.

  8. Zack Hample

    I think everyone wishes they were going, and believe me, I feel *very* lucky to be making the trip.

    Yes indeed. Can’t wait to hit that milestone.

    I think that the seats are behind the 1st base dugout, but maybe 20-ish rows back? I’m not sure. I’m also hoping to pick up a couple of seats in left field, so I have no idea where I’ll end up.

    Ha, yeah, everything is kind of hard to understand.

    I probably won’t make it to Miami until May. Still haven’t picked the dates yet.

    Shame on you.

    I hope to blog every day of the trip, but I might not have time. If nothing else, I’ll at least blog about the games. As for your Scrabble question, I never thought of it before, but at first glance, the longest word I see is POUTIER. That’s only seven letters. Hmm, what about OUTWRITE? Is that in the book? Still thinking . . . REQUIRER? One that requires? REWRITER? One that rewrites?

    A wall of hats . . . I love it!

    Yeah, not cheap, but I figured that it’d be stupid to spend all that money going to Japan (the flight alone is more than $1,000), only to skimp on actual tickets for the games. Gotta keep the streak alive, and I have no idea what security will be like, so I tried to buy my way into the good seats.

    Good call. That’s why I posted a complete/un-doctored photo of them. Normally, when I show tickets, I have to crop the photo or blur the barcodes.

    Yup, these will be my first games of 2012. I don’t do Spring Training.

    They’re playing at the Tokyo Dome.

    Sounds about right.

  9. Double T

    The Tokyo Dome is the exact same thing as the Shiro Dome, but the Shiro Dome is the old name i think.

  10. TC

    . . HOW COOL zack is the man,wear earplugs it will be loudin the dome there. have a Tsingtao beer amd shinjuku japan is where u need to stay.sayanara.zacksan

  11. Zack Hample

    Cool, but I pretty much already know how it’s gonna be for ballhawking: BAD!!!

    Ohhhh, damn! I should’ve thought of that.

    I seriously have no idea. Maybe . . . half a dozen balls total in two games? I figure I’ll get a few toss-ups during BP, if nothing else.

    Never knew about the Shiro Dome ’til now.

    Your comments always make me smile.

    CHRIS H-
    I bought them from MLB.com, or from the Mariners’ website, or something. I forget, but other than the cost, there was nothing to it.

  12. Joseph

    if you can repeat letters, typewriter is what I came up with.

    fyi, hope no one posts your tickets to stub hub. might want to blur out some numbers. just saying.

  13. Zack Hample

    Oops. Well, there aren’t any bar codes, so whatever. I’m getting inside the Tokyo Dome regardless of any shenanigans that someone might try to pull on StubHub.


  14. kslo69

    Sounds like the A’s will be putting Cespedes out on the field in Japan. Pretty sweet!

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