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Eri Yoshida Shines

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Eri Yoshida Shines
Yesterday (May 29) 18-year-old female knuckleball pitcher Eri Yoshida had a stellar debut for the Chico Outlaws of the Golden Baseball League. You can read the extraordinary story of this gifted young Japanese athlete on the ESPN website.

A wonderful and inspiring story indeed. I will try to gather a group to go see her pitch in late July when the Outlaws come north to Canada for a three-game series vs. the Victoria Seals. Sugoi!
Re: Eri Yoshida Shines
[ Author: Sara B | Posted: Jun 1, 2010 3:49 AM | HT Fan ]

Another story about Eri Yoshida I missed yesterday, nicely written up in the NY Times.

And there are several Japanese interviews and stories about her as well, on YouTube.

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