Tokyo Swallows Podcast 02 (Aug. 2011)

Holy crap. August was a terrible month for the Tokyo Swallows, and TS Podcast hosts Dave Watkins and Christopher Pellegrini get back together to talk about what went wrong and apologize for the inaccuracy of some of the things that they said and wrote during that hideous month of doom. In case you missed it, […]

Tokyo Swallows Podcast No. 1 July, 2011

After a couple of years of silence, Dave Watkins and Christopher Pellegrini sat down once again to record an audio podcast dedicated to Japanese Professional Baseball in general and the Tokyo Swallows in particular. This first episode focuses on the reasons why the Swallows are currently at the top of the Central League, the key […]

Mr. Watkins's Secret Past

No baseball. Lots of work. Here’s a throwaway post to tide everyone over. When I first met our own David Watkins in the stands at Jingu, I was impressed at the breadth and depth of his baseball knowledge, not to mention his enthusiasm for the game. After all, baseball has about the fan base of […]