Posts Tagged: baseball



After almost pitching for the MLB, this entrepreneur founded Japan’s biggest amateur baseball league

Gigathlete CEO Shingo Ogaki went from pitching in the US Minor League to founding a sports-based startup in his native Japan.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 10:38 pm
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DeNA’s Baseball Buy-in of Yokohama BayStars Officially Approved

Japanese social gaming giant DeNA (TYO:2432) just issued a statement announcing that the Nippon Professonal Baseball Organization (NPB) has ...

  • December 1, 2011
  • at 6:48 pm
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Yokohama DeNA BayStars Uniforms Unveiled, Available on DeNA’s Own E-commerce Platform

After DeNA (TYO:2432) finally closed the deal on acquiring a majority stake in Japanese baseball team, the Yokohama DeNA BayStars, many peop...

  • January 30, 2012
  • at 11:08 am
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Amid Reports it Has Bought Baseball Team, DeNA Confirms Talks But Says ‘Nothing Decided’

There are a number recent reports today (see here and here) that Japanese mobile social gaming company DeNA (TYO:2432) is close to purchasin...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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