Two new baseball teams will participate in official professional baseball games from next year: Hayate 2, which is planned to be based in Shizuoka City, and Niigata Albirex BC, an independent league and BC League, have decided to participate. It is expected to be approved at the owners meeting on September 223.
In professional baseball, the official games of the two teams are divided into seven teams of the Eastern League and five teams of the Western League, and with the aim of expanding the base of baseball, we have received applications from three companies and other organizations for new teams to participate in the games of the two teams.
NPB = Japan Baseball Organization and the executive committee of 2 baseball clubs have been conducting examinations based on the application, hearing management plans and team formation policies, and inspecting the baseball stadiums and facilities that will be the home bases.
As a result, at the extraordinary executive committee meeting held on the 7th, ▽ "Hayate 5", which aims to create a baseball team based in Shizuoka City, ▽
Niigata Albirex BC
independent league BC leagueWe learned from interviews with the people involved that the two baseball teams will participate in the two-team match from next year.
It is expected to be approved at the owners meeting on September 2.
According to the officials, both clubs wanted to participate in the Eastern League, but discussions will continue to be held on the allocation of clubs.
The entry of the staffing company "AJEC", which operates the Tochigi Golden Braves of the independent league BC League, is expected to be postponed this time.