The Takano Ren = Japan High School Baseball Federation has decided to introduce a "continuation game" that will resume from the next day or later if the game cannot be continued due to rain etc. from Senbatsu High School Baseball held at Koshien Stadium next month.

In high school baseball, if the game cannot be continued due to rain, etc., it will be a cold game if 7 times have been completed, and if it has not been completed, the game will be replayed the next day or later as a no game.



At the National High School Baseball Championship last summer, there is a possibility that some teams will play up to 5 games in a week due to the fact that 2 games will be no games due to rain, so revision of the rules has been discussed in earnest. I did.



Under these circumstances, Takano Ren held a board meeting in Osaka City on the 18th, and decided to introduce a "continuation game" from Senbatsu High School Baseball, which will be held at Koshien Stadium next month.



If the match cannot be continued due to rain, etc., the "continuation match" will resume from the point where the match is terminated the next day or later, and there will be no cold games or no games.



Takano Ren says that the reason for the introduction was to consider safety and fairness in addition to reducing the burden on athletes.



In addition, we are planning to introduce the tournament in the region from the prefectures that have gained an understanding.



Kaoru Takara, chairman of the Takano Ren, commented, "This is the result of careful consideration. All the plays of players who were treated as unrecorded will remain as official records. The phantom home run is no longer Koshien." Was issued.

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