Friday, November 25, 2005

Import restrictions on athletes

Since 2002, Japan's sumo stables have been subject to a quotas on foreign wrestlers.


Japanese baseball teams are also limited to the number of foreign players (called suketto, or "helpers") they can have. I think the current limit is 4 on the lineup at any given time. Back in the '90s, the limit was one per team.


—Mellow Monk


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