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Meiji Jingu Stadium, Shinjuku
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明治神宮野球場(めいじじんぐうやきゅうじょう)は、東京都の明治神宮外苑に所在する野球場。所有者は宗教法人・明治神宮であり、「神宮球場(じんぐうきゅうじょう)」の通称で知られている。ここではメイン球場のほか、隣接する神宮第2球場(兼明治神宮外苑ゴルフ練習場西練習場)についても触れる。概要東京六大学野球連盟のリーグ戦開催球場として1926年(大正15年)に開場以来、アマチュア野球においては大学野球の主要球場として長年使用され、六大学野球のほか東都大学野球1部リーグおよび入れ替え戦を中心に今日まで使用されている。他にも高校野球の東東京大会および西東京大会や全日本大学野球選手権大会、明治神宮野球大会の他、社会人野球(JABA東京スポニチ大会。過去には都市対抗野球大会、現在も東京都予選が)、日本リトルシニア全日本選手権など多くのアマチュアの大会が開催されている。日本国内では阪神甲子園球場とならんで「野球の聖地」とうたわれる野球場でもある。アマチュア専用として初期はプロ野球公式戦での使用は認められなかったが、徐々に緩和され現在では東京ヤクルトスワローズが専用球場(本拠地球場)として使用している。なお、本来の表記は「宮」の「呂」の中間の線が入らない『明治神宫野球場』であるが(正面玄関上の球場名の文字看板はこの表記)、一般には常用漢字の「宮」が使用されている(球場公式サイトも同様)。歴史建設から戦前まで神宮球場が完成したのは東京六大学野球連盟が結成された翌年の1926年(大正15年)である。明治神宮外苑に明治神宮外苑競技場(現在は国立霞ヶ丘陸上競技場に改築)などの運動施設が建造されるなか建設された。当時の金額で総工費は53万円、うち明治神宮奉賛会が48万円を出費し、東京六大学野球連盟が5万円を本工事に寄付。このことが後述の学生野球の優先使用権につながっている。敷地造成工事に着手したのは1925年(大正14年)12月で、翌年1月に起工式、10月23日に竣功式が行われ、摂政宮裕仁親王(のちの昭和天皇)と閑院宮載仁親王が臨席し、初試合として東京対横浜の中等学校代表および東京六大学選抜紅白試合が行われた。東京六大学はこの年の秋季よりリーグ戦の一部の試合で使用し、1927年(昭和2年)からはこの球場を会場として都市対抗野球大会も始められた。
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  • Home of seuwalrojeu! Gaienmae station, located a 5-minute walk from the stadium. College baseball Mecca of celebrity. Please note that seuwalrojeu in the shrine shop gaienmae station on the way to the ring as he is to the ballpark. Please note that regular is closed on Monday. Jingu Stadium all around the athletic facilities, so if you are interested in the Japan physical education explore.
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  • I was at a baseball game between the Tokyo Yakult Swalows and the time of Hiroshima. What a party! The visiting team won with spare but not stopped being fun. The crowd of Swallows don't stop singing, and has tested music for each player. When the home run, they take an umbrella (like the one used in the frevo) and do a choreographed opening and closing. It's very fun to watch! There are several types of food for sale in the stadium and cold beer. In addition, the game, fans can stop by Stadium officials stores with the most varied objects and clothes of the teams. For tourists or lost, there's a lot of people indicating the way to the seat on the outside of the stadium. Most do not speak English, but just looking at the ticket, they already know how to display the best route, and there goes all in MIME and goodwill.
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  • Women's softball tournament game for the first time went to Jingu Stadium. Old ballpark is a beautiful ballpark. You don't feel old. It was a delicious dining options.
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  • If you're a baseball fan in Tokyo, this is a must visit. It's a great outdoor stadium with very good food options and reasonable beer. Even better you can bring your own food and beer! Every batter has their own cheer which lasts the entire at bat. There's a cheer for runs scored and home runs, and a cheer for the seventh inning stretch. Some of them involve a horn section, and most involve fans banging plastic bats together. Some involve tiny umbrellas. It's super fun and exciting, a great positive atmosphere. Go go swallows!
  • The Meiji Jingu Stadium (明治神宮野球場 Meiji Jingū Yakyūjō?) is a baseball stadium in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. It opened in 1926 and holds 37,933 spectators. Property of the Meiji Shrine, it is the home field of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows professional baseball team. It also hosts college baseball, including the Tokyo Big6 Baseball League and the Tohto University Baseball League.
  • A great stadium for the sport! Nice location, great seating arrangement & other facilities. The scoreboard is huge! Just remember to carry your hat if you are going to watch a game on a sunny day!
  • I was there because it was a Charmander nest for Pokemon go, but they have a lot of events here and nearby is a museum which is pretty interesting. There is also a golf range *thumbs up*
  • somewhat big stadium, with food and drinks shop bellow to satisfy you ! Girls walk around seeking beer and normal drinks so you don't need to get up to satisfy your thirst! enjoy