Japanese Baseball League Betting
Japanese baseball is gaining fans from further afield, especially those within the United States as there are more than 10 Japanese baseball players in MLB (Major League Baseball) plying their trade. Two selected from the most famous Japanese MLB players at the current time are Texas Rangers Yu Darvish and Ichiro Suzuki a New York Yankees player. The impact these players and their predecessors have had on MLB have given punters more food for thought on the width of their baseball markets, leading many to follow and bet on Japanese baseball, and the numbers continue to grow.
There is a huge range of Japanese baseball betting opportunities open for you to play, so you could bet on who will be the first team to score, the winning margin of your selected baseball franchise, the double result, Nippon baseball livescore bets etc.
Nippon Professional Baseball League (NPB Baseball)
Nippon Professional Baseball consists of 2 Japanese baseball leagues, the Central League and the Pacific League and is made up of 12 teams in total.
The NPB is the premier level of Japanese baseball. The NPB was officially formed in 1950. Still relatively unknown to most casual sports fans, the Nippon Professional Baseball league is generally referred to as simply the Japanese baseball league.
The current holders of the NPB baseball 2012 series are the Tokyo Yomiuri Giants. Other notable teams in the Japanese baseball standings are the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters and the Chunichi Dragons.
Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) All Star Game
The much anticipated Japanese baseball All Star game between the NPB Pacific league and the Central league is a must-see in the Japanese baseball fixture list. The Japan baseball All Star game 2012 was won by the Central Japanese baseball league, defeating their counterparts 2-1 in a best of 3 series. The teams are made up of individuals from their respective leagues voted for by its peers, coaches and fans.
Betting on Japanese Baseball at Bet365
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