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SOLATO Ehime Mandarin Pirates Baseball School

The SOLATO Ehime Mandarin Pirates Baseball School, sponsored by Taiyo Oil, was held in the indoor arena at Matsuyama Central Park (Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture) on December 17th (Saturday).
A total of 140 students from elementary and junior high schools in Ehime Prefecture participated in the baseball school on this occasion, and received enthusiastic instruction from Junichi Kawahara, a former professional baseball player currently working at a baseball team-affiliated company, and players of the Ehime Mandarin Pirates. After the baseball school finished, the students posed in commemorative photographs with the players.
Taiyo Oil will continue to present sports Schools for children as part of regional action programs.

Event Outline


March 17, 2016 (Saturday)


Indoor Arena, Matsuyama Central Park (625-1 Ichitsubo Nishimachi, Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture)

Number of participants

140 persons on 12 teams

Days Schedule

15:00   Opening ceremony
15:05   Stretching and Warm-up
15:30   Instruction begins (children are split up into groups based on fielding position to work on particular skills)
17:00   Closing ceremony
17:05   Commemorative photographs


Scenes from the day1



Scenes from the day2