Baseball(Baseball)

Baseball(Baseball)

Sport Overview

Baseball is played by two teams each consisting of nine players, and the objective is to score as many runs as possible. The teams switch offence and defence positions when three outs are recorded. The team with the higher score after switching offence and defence positions nine times (nine innings) wins the game.

[Schedule]
 Saturday, 14th May - Tuesday, 17th May , Thursday, 19th May - Tuesday, 24th May , Thursday, 26th May - Friday, 27th May 2022

[Venue]
 ・Hotto Motto Field Kobe <Kobe City, Hyogo>
 ・G7 Stadium Kobe <Kobe City, Hyogo>
 ・Ajisai Stadium Kita-Kobe <Kobe City, Hyogo>
 ・Miki Disaster Prevention Park <Miki City, Hyogo>

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Event

[Gender]
 Mixed

[Grade、Age]
 A: 30+, 45+
 B: 30+, 45+
 * All teams will compete regardless of the gender.
 * One player can participate only in one category.

 Grade A: Premier (including players who have competed in national or international competitions)
 Grade B: Open (players who play in regional tournaments and club tournaments)
 * The grade of competition (level) is an approximate estimation for forming a team.

 ・The age of youngest registered team member determines which age category the team will compete in.
 ・A team may make entry into a younger age category.
 ・Men's and women's teams can participate.

Eligibility

None

Age Requirement

30+: Minimum age is 30 (born on or before 31st December 1992)
45+: Minimum age is 45 (born on or before 31st December 1977)
In line with the sport-specific rules, an athlete must compete in their designated age group, with your age determined as at 31st December 2022. For example, if you are 44 during Games time but have turned 45 by 31st December 2022, you would compete in the 45+ age category.

Sport News

[16th July 2021] Updated “World Anti-Doping Code” and “the rules of the International Masters Games Association” of Sports Information Guide.
[5th April 2021] Updated “1 Organisers” and “4 Competition Dates” of Sports Information Guide.
[1st March 2021] We have released the Sports Information Guide with new schedule!

Sports Information Guide

Schedule

Sport Discipline May 2022 Venues
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Baseball Baseball          
Hotto Motto Field Kobe
G7 Stadium Kobe
Ajisai Stadium Kita-Kobe
Miki Disaster Prevention Park
Rubber Baseball                    
Moriyama City Sports Park Baseball Field [Men’s] Grade A
Higashiomi Koto Stadium [Men’s] Grade A, [Mixed] Grade B
Higashiomi Okunono Sports Park [Mixed] Grade B, C
Higashiomi Nagayama Park [Mixed] Grade B

※The above schedule was created based on the information that is current as of 1st March, 2021. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.

Venue

Hotto Motto Field Kobe

Location Midoridai, Suma-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・7 minutes walking from Sogoundokoen Sta.
・5 minutes by car from Hanshin Expressway Kobe-yamate Line “Shirakawa-minami” Interchange
・3 minutes by car from Hanshin Expressway Kita-Kobe Line “Fusehata-nishi” Interchange
Official Homepage https://www.kobe-park.or.jp/sougou/facilities/stadium/

G7 Stadium Kobe

Location 5 Yasakadai, Suma-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・9 minutes walking from Sogoundokoen Sta.
・5 minutes by car from Hanshin Expressway Kobe-yamate Line “Shirakawa-minami” Interchange
・3 minutes by car from Hanshin Expressway Kita-Kobe Line “Fusehata-nishi” Interchange
Official Homepage https://www.kobe-park.or.jp/sougou/facilities/stadium/

Ajisai Stadium Kita-Kobe

Location 753-1 Arinochoniro Niro, Kita-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・20 minutes walking from Dojo-Minamiguchi Sta.
・About 10 minutes by car from Chugoku Expressway “Nishinomiya-Kita” Interchange
・About 10 minutes by car from RokkoNorth Toll Road “Yoshio” ramp
Official Homepage http://www.denspo.com/facility/ajisai/

Miki Disaster Prevention Park

Location 1708 Mitsuda, Shijimichomitsuda, Miki City, Hyogo
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・11 minutes by Public bus from Midorigaoka Sta.
・5 minutes by car from Sanyo Expressway “Miki-Higashi” Interchange
Official Homepage http://www.hyogo-park.or.jp/mikisougou/

Sport Check-in

[Date and Time]
 Saturday, 14th May – Friday, 27th May 2022
 Entry acceptance of the team representative of the first and second matches will be at 8:00 onward.
 Entry acceptance of the team representative of the second and third matches will be at 11:00 onward.

[Check-in Venue]
 ・Hotto Motto Field Kobe
 ・G7 Stadium Kobe
 ・Ajisai Stadium Kita-Kobe
 ・Miki Disaster Prevention Park

[Others]
 Verification at the venue of each block by the team representative of the participating teams and the venue director of the schedule of the match, playing members and equipment.

Nearest Village

Masters Village Hyogo (Duo Kobe “Duo Dome”)

Location 3-2-1 Aioicho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo
Access From JR Kobe Station, exit out of Central Gate, go down to the basement floor using the escalator at the south exit. The square in front of the escalator is “Duo Dome”.
Official Homepage http://www.duokobe.com/

Sports Equipment Rental

Helmets can be rented for the teams which apply for renting during registration process. Beside helmets, in principle, competition equipment will not be rented, and related equipment will be sold at the managers’ meeting and at each venue.

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