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Baseball is spoken here

Updated: February 27, 2007, 1:31 PM ET
ESPN.com

The crack of a bat. The pop of a catcher's mitt. The roar of a crowd. Wherever baseball is played -- from Tokyo to Seoul to Beijing to New York City -- the sounds of the game are the same even if the languages are different.

Although Japanese-language broadcasts have not penetrated the market the way Spanish-language broadcasts have, it might be only a matter of time.

Here are some selected calls in Japanese that capture the passion, emotion and excitement of baseball:

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