Gurazeni: Money Pitch

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There's money buried in the grounds.

Bonda Natsunosuke (26, single), is a left-handed relief pitcher for the professional baseball team, the Jingu Spiders. He became a pro right after high school and now in his 8th year makes 18 million yen a year, and is not what you'd call a "first rate player."

"I don't know how many years I've got left to play after 30."
"Only a few can become coaches or commentators after they retire."
"After some players retire, there are people who end up in a slump having to make a living around 1,000,000 yen a year."
"Pro baseball players need to make their money while before they retire!"

Despite the harsh realities, Bonda always repeats the same phrase:

"There's money buried in the grounds."

Bonda goes up to the mound yet again today.

Yes, seeing dreams of money in those grounds, "Gurazeni!"