TAKADA THREW OUT THE OPENING PITCH IN THE APRIL 17TH BASEBALL GAME
04/19/2005

PRIDE General Director Nobuhiko Takada, clad in an Orix Buffaloes uniform, threw out the opening pitch in the April 17th baseball game between the Orix Buffaloes and the Seibu Lions.

PRIDE General Director Nobuhiko Takada, clad in an Orix Buffaloes uniform, took the mound at the Osaka Dome and immediately after throwing out the opening pitch in the Orix Buffaloes and Seibu Lions game, challenged all the fans to come and watch the PRIDE Grand Prix in the Osaka Dome. There was huge applause from the Orix fans at the game.

 

 

Takada then traveled to Osaka Station and Shinsaibashi to conduct PR for the upcoming PRIDE Grand Prix 2005 Opening Round. He answered questions from the friendly PRIDE fans gathered at Osaka Station. At Shinsaibashi, Takada gathered a lot of attention when he appeared on a giant television screen over the city.