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04/10/2007 Archived Entry: "Japan: Dark Cloud over Baseball"
Japan: Dark Cloud over Baseball
Editorial from the Japan Times
An investigative committee revealed that the Seibu Lions paid the equivalent of more than $1 million (in total) to 170 managers and others affiliated with amateur baseball over a 27 year span (from the team's inception in 1978 through 2005) for helping pro teams acquire new players.
The Lions also engaged in other improper financial conduct.
Click here for full article from the Japan Times.