ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print

Japan baseball team takes grassroots swing at South America

Kochi Fighting Dogs offer clinics, pathway for new generation of players abroad

Kochi Fighting Dogs staff meet Brazilian baseball instructors in the state of Sao Paulo on their latest trip to South America. (Photo by Hidetake Miyamoto)

SAO PAULO -- The Kochi Fighting Dogs, a Japanese independent league baseball team, is spreading its knowledge of the sport in South American countries as part of a bid to deepen connections across the Pacific.

Last month, the Fighting Dogs traveled to Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina to hold baseball clinics, the third such delegation following similar events in 2018 and 2020.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more