The Japan Professional Baseball Players Association Chairman Takahiro Arai speaks during a news conference in Nishinomiya, Japan, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. The association agreed to take part in the ... more 
The Japan Professional Baseball Players Association Chairman Takahiro Arai speaks during a news conference in Nishinomiya, Japan, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. The association agreed to take part in the 2013 World Baseball Classic Tuesday, backing off from a threat to boycott the event over the way tournament revenue is shared. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE less 
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