Japanese Baseball Slogans ALWAYS YES!!

It’s time for baseball season in Japan, much as it is in America. Here’s a sampling of some marketing slogans for the teams across the drink.

“Show the Spirit — Dream.”

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Yokohama DeNA BayStars

“Fire Up The Red Road. Red All The Way. Red. Hot. Straight.”

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Hiroshima Carp

“Claw To The Top SPIRIT OF CHALLENGE.”

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Yakult Swallows

Thanks to the NPB subReddit for the link on this one.




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  1. MikeS says:

    “Fire Up The Red Road.”
    “Red All The Way.”
    “Red. Hot. Straight.”

    Japanese baseball slogans? Or porn titles?

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  2. dang says:

    That “Show the spirit – dream” drawing….

    Upon seeing it, much like the spirit’s corporeal form, I am dead.

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  3. tz says:

    I can only imagine the great, wiffleball-like pitches you could throw using a baseball-sized skull.

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  4. Rich Mahogany says:

    Congratulation – A Winner Is You

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  5. Mr. Observant says:

    And this isn’t a jumping-off point for NotGraphs to create a series of Nippon P.B.-esque slogans for MLB teams? “Okay, Blue Jays, let’s playing with Blue Jay balls!”

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    • triple-A city says:

      If Cistulli has an ounce of humanity in his frail body he’ll assign the task to precious jewel and imported national treasure Craig Robinson immediately. Immediately!

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  6. MustBunique says:

    Your Red Road isn’t straight.

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  7. Matthew Murphy says:

    That dog is having a tough time deciding whether it should eat the doughnut or the child wrapped in a tortilla

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  8. Jenstrom says:

    Rakuten Golden Eagles: Fly High with Yooouuuuuuk!

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