A Japanese college baseball group developed its own particular record of worthlessness today, losing its 86th straight amusement while completing a fourth sequential year winless.
The University of Tokyo was beaten 5-0 by Hosei University at Tokyo’s Jingu Stadium to delay a losing streak that goes once more to October of 2010.
The result implies that players who began playing for the group in 2011 will graduate while never having encountered a solitary win.
“It’s truly intense,” senior outfielder Yuto Arii was cited as saying by Nikkansports. “I need to apologize to the more youthful players. I have no clue what it intends to play for a winning group and simply trust the players one year from now can practice hard and make a stronger group.”
The University of Tokyo, or Todai as it is all the more regularly known, is Japan’s head college and produces large portions of the nation’s top government officials, legal advisors and specialists.
At the same time not at all like opponents in the Tokyo Big 6 Baseball League, Todai does not offer sports grants or scout secondary school players. Since World War II, the group has never completed in the top a large portion of the six-group class.
The last time Todai won an amusement was in 2010 when it beat Waseda University 4-2.
While Todai has stood firm on affirmation governs, the school has made moves to attempt to enhance its baseball group.
Last season, Todai procured previous Yomiuri Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Masumi Kuwata in an offer to turn around the group’s fortunes.
Kuwata, a nonconformist in Japanese baseball rounds, attempted some new methodologies however the losing proceeded.