Ishida Ayumi and Sasaki Rikako will be image characters for the baseball team under the monniker Eagles Girl.
Both girls are natives of Miyagi Prefecture, the same prefecture the baseball team is based in. The two will start their activities at the June 23 game between the Tohoku Rakuten Eagles and the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters. The date has been dubbed as Eagles Girl Day.
Ishida and Sasaki will hold a talk event, throw the opening pitch and collaborate with the Tohoku Golden Angels, cheerleaders of the Rakuten Eagles. Ishida herself was once part of the Rakuten Eagles Cheerleading School.
Source & images: Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles