Saturday, March 29, 2014
Toyo University's Shitara Twins Throw Out First Pitch at Lions-Eagles Game
In their last appearance as members of Toyo University's 2014 Hakone Ekiden-winning team, graduating identical twins Keita Shitara (27:51.54, 1:01:45, 1st on 2014 Hakone Ekiden Fifth Stage) and Yuta Shitara (27:54.82, 1:01:48, 1st on 2014 Hakone Ekiden Third Stage) threw out the first pitch at the Mar. 28 Seibu Lions - Rakuten Eagles baseball game. Next month the twins go separate ways, Keita joining 2013 and 2014 New Year Ekiden champion Konica Minolta, with Yuta staying in Saitama with the Honda corporate team.