The final of the intercity baseball tournament for adult baseball was held at Tokyo Dome, and Tokyo Gas in Tokyo defeated Honda Kumamoto in Ozu Town, Kumamoto Prefecture 6-5, winning the first victory since its founding in 1945. ..

The famous "support battle" is back

Last year, it was canceled due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, and the famous "support battle" was revived for the first time in two years.

Stages were installed in the front rows on the first and third bases, which are the cheering seats, and performances such as cheerleading were performed.

On the other hand, as a countermeasure against the infection of the new coronavirus, we supported while setting detailed rules such as limiting the number of cheering teams and wearing masks other than during performance.

Meanwhile, in the opening game, JR East Tohoku of Sendai City performed the traditional Sendai "Sparrow Dance", which dances with a fan as a sparrow's wings, and in the final on the 9th, Honda Kumamoto is a local specialty of Ozu Town. "Karaimo-kun", which promotes the product potatoes, and "Kumamon", a PR character from the prefecture, were introduced on the stage to make it exciting.

The cheering battle has become a tournament that not only cheers the players, but also makes us feel that the tournament itself is a color.