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Japan, Korea engage in a true Classic

Updated: March 24, 2009, 12:28 PM ET
By Eric Neel | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- Here's what I saw Monday night:

The players from Japan and Korea lined up on the dugout rail, from the first pitch to the last.

Fans of each side clapping ThunderStix and chanting for four hours straight.

Japanese cleanup hitter Kenji Johjima, who has exactly one sacrifice in three years in the major leagues, trying to lay down a sac bunt because he so wanted his team to get on the board first.

Japanese starter Hisashi Iwakuma so in command of Korean hitters ...

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