This is one of the many new t-shirts on sale at Jingu Stadium by the good people at GRAND SLAM Sports Enterprises. It’s their new “Yes We Steal” shirt in commemoration of the team’s affinity for swiping extra bases.
As of yesterday’s game, Tokyo had 116 steals! That easily bests Seibu’s 93, and second place in the Central League is way back at 63 (Hiroshima).
Anyway, without further ado:
And here’s the other side:
Romanized, it reads: Tsugi no rui itadakimasu.
Roughly translated, it says, “I’ll take the next base, thank you very much.”
This one costs 2,500 yen (about US$25) if I remember correctly.
For more information on GRAND SLAM t-shirts and where you can get them, click here.