The Golden Braves compete in the Baseball Challenge League, one of two independent pro leagues in Japan. In 2017, the Golden Braves were an expansion team and in 2019 they won their first championship. As of 2019, the league has expanded to 12 teams featuring two...
Take a passenger seat on a recent baseball networking trip to Japan with Baseball Jobs Overseas Founder David Burns as he attends to Nippon Professional Baseball games and showcases the subtleties between the American and Japanese game as a player and a spectator....
Three years ago on IBC Podcast Episode #26, I interviewed Zak Colby who was fresh off of his first season playing independent professional baseball in Japan in the Shikoku Island League. Zak has continued to play there working his way into a foreign recruitment role...
This episode is a goldmine for pro baseball players as it offers detail on a Japanese independent pro baseball showcase. Interested in playing baseball overseas? Get started now! Free eBooks on playing baseball overseas here! THE INTERVIEW In this second interview...
NAIA All-American and World Series Champion Zak Colby fills me in on his experience playing independent Japanese baseball and how others can go about doing the same. We dive into everything from the process for getting on with a club, how many independent clubs there...
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