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  • Tempo demons: the ‘uriko’ beer distributors of Japanese baseball

    The uriko keep a company favourite with followers of Japan’s hottest sport In between chanting followers at Japan’s Tokyo Dome baseball stadium race a army of women in fluorescent uniforms carrying unwieldy backpacks with connected spray-guns. These are the “uriko” — beer distributors who’re as distinctive to Japanese baseball as a result of the cheering…