Aug 19, 2008

Olympics: baseball

This is the last year that the Olympics will include baseball, so what better excuse to go see a game? Our tickets were for South Korea vs. Taiwan, and the action was more exciting than I would have expected.

Here's a panorama of the temporary stadium they've got set up in Beijing. I would say that in general, the set up, and the play, reminds me of college baseball. There were tons of foul balls that made it into the stands.




Korea pitching against Taiwan.




Kung-fu demo for the spectators after the sixth inning.




Inventive ways of staying cool under the sun: the always-reliable umbrella, or the piece of newspaper tucked under the hat.

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