1000’s signal petition to save lots of Tokyo’s ‘sacred’ Jingu Stadium

1000’s of baseball followers have signed a petition to save lots of a virtually century-old iconic Tokyo stadium that when performed Babe Ruth and that impressed best-selling writer Haruki Murakami to first choose up a pen.

Jingu Stadium, usually in comparison with iconic US baseball venues Wrigley Subject and Fenway Park, is ready to be demolished and rebuilt in an enormous redevelopment venture that may encompass it and an equally well-known rugby stadium with towering skyscrapers and motels would.

“The residents of Tokyo will remorse it,” mentioned Robert Whiting, who has written books on Japanese baseball and began a web-based petition over the weekend to save lots of the stadium, which “smells of historical past.”

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