The July edition hit the stands today. My copy arrived in the mail last night. It came with five player cards: Randy Messenger, Akihito Fujii, Hiroki Uemoto, Yamato, and legendary pitcher Yutaka Enatsu. Each of the next 4 issues will come with 5 more cards.
- Opening feature: Views/Fans from Interleague
- Close-up Interview: Shintaro Fujinami
- Another Side View: Fujinami
- Pinstripe Report: Breaking out of the Win-Lose Cycle
- A Special Message From: Masaaki Koyama
- Tigers’ Diary: Masayuki Kakefu (Part 1 of 2?)
- Players’ Note: Fumiya Araki
- Tigers Farm Report
- Take Care of my Son: Taiga Egoshi
- Tigers Data Analysis
- Short Q & A: Kai Ueda
- Teammates Talk About: Shoya Yamamoto
- Advice Column: Katsuo Hirata
As always, if any of these really interest you and you’d like an English translation (or summary), drop your request in the comments section! I can’t promise anything but I’ll do what I can!