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Picture of growth in Japan

Tracing how game became a top draw

By Bob Ryan
Globe Staff / March 30, 2007

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The nation of Japan cares about baseball. That is a given. When Ichiro Suzuki steps in against Daisuke Matsuzaka April 11, the country might come to a standstill. Everyone will be parked in front of a television. (Full article: 1360 words)

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