Opening Day Ceremony-First Pitch Japan-USA December 26, 2011
Today was the Opening Ceremony for the Japan USA Tournament at the Academy.
The Teams include some of the top high school players from the United States and Japan. They will meet in the four-game USA-Japan Friendship Series at the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy
Coaches for the U.S. team include former major leaguers Carl Nichols and Shigetoshi Hasega, a former Angels pitcher threw the ceremonial first pitch prior to the first game