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(born January 13, 1972) is a retired Japanese baseball pitcher who coaches for the Chunichi Dragons in Nippon Professional Baseball.
The Best Nine Award is awarded annually to the best player at each position in both the Central League and Pacific League of Japanese professional baseball as determined by a pool of journalists.
is a Japanese journalist and businessman, who is the president of Chunichi Shimbun and owner of Nippon Professional Baseball team, the Chunichi Dragons.
The or is one of the two professional baseball leagues that constitute Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan.
The, Central region, or Central Japan (中部日本) is a region in the middle of Honshū, Japan's main island.
The is a Japanese daily "broadsheet" newspaper published in mostly Aichi Prefecture and neighboring regions by.
is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher with the Chunichi Dragons.
Darnell Coles (born June 2, 1962) is a former Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball player who played primarily as a third baseman and outfielder from 1983 to 1997.
Eiji Sawamura (沢村 栄治; February 1, 1917 – December 2, 1944, born in Ujiyamada (present: Ise), Mie prefecture, Japan) was a Japanese professional baseball player.
The are a Nippon Professional Baseball team playing in the Central League.
is a Japanese writer.
(also known as Hideo Nakagami) (May 10, 1918 – April 26, 1997) was a Japanese baseball pitcher.
Hiromitsu Ochiai (落合 博満 Ochiai Hiromitsu, born December 9, 1953) is a former Japanese professional baseball player.
is a retired Japanese professional baseball submarine pitcher.
The Brooklyn Dodgers were an American Major League baseball team, active primarily in the National League from 1884 until 1957, after which the club moved to Los Angeles, where it continues its history as the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Hitoki Iwase (岩瀬 仁紀, born November 10, 1974) is a Japanese professional baseball player from Nishio, Aichi, Japan.
The are a Japanese professional baseball team based in Sapporo, Hokkaidō.
, or is the annual championship series in Nippon Professional Baseball, the top baseball league in Japan.
The is a museum which includes a library, reference rooms and.
was a professional baseball league in Japan which operated from 1936–1949, before reorganizing in 1950 as Nippon Professional Baseball.
is a 2002 novel by Japanese author Haruki Murakami.
was a Japanese baseball player and manager.
was a Japanese professional baseball pitcher.
Kenneth Edward Macha (born September 29, 1950) is a former Major League Baseball third baseman and manager.
, born, was a Japanese actor and singer who appeared in over 200 films.
Kenshin Kawakami (川上 憲伸) (born June 22, 1975) is a Japanese former professional baseball pitcher.
was a stadium in Tokyo, Japan.
is a Japanese professional baseball outfielder for the Hanshin Tigers of Nippon Professional Baseball.
Lawrence Eugene Doby (December 13, 1923 – June 18, 2003) was an American professional baseball player in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball (MLB) who was the second black player to break baseball's color barrier.
Lee Sang-hoon (hangul: 이상훈;; born March 11, 1971 in Seoul, South Korea), nicknamed "Samson", is a retired professional baseball player formerly with the Boston Red Sox.
Leonardo Gómez Vélez (born March 2, 1966), is a former professional baseball player who played in Major League Baseball primarily as a third baseman in 1990 to 1996.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are an American professional baseball team based in Los Angeles, California.
Makoto Kozuru (Japanese:小鶴誠, December 17, 1922 — June 2, 2003) was a Japanese professional baseball player who played in both the Japanese Baseball League and Nippon Professional Baseball.
Matthew Terry "Matt" Clark (born December 10, 1986) is an American professional baseball first baseman who currently plays for the Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos of the Mexican Baseball League (LMB).
Matthew Wade "Matt" Stairs (born February 27, 1968) is a Canadian former professional baseball outfielder, first baseman, and designated hitter, who holds the record for most pinch-hit home runs in Major League Baseball (MLB) history with 23.
was a prominent Japanese Nippon Professional Baseball player who excelled as both a pitcher and a position player.
is a former professional Japanese baseball player known for his long affiliation with the Chunichi Dragons.
is the largest city in the Chūbu region of Japan.
The Nagoya Dome (ナゴヤドーム), constructed in 1997, is a baseball field, located in the city of Nagoya, Japan.
Nagoya Stadium (ナゴヤ球場) was a stadium in Nagoya, Japan.
or NPB is the highest level of baseball in Japan.
The are a Nippon Professional Baseball team that was formed following the 2004 Nippon Professional Baseball realignment by the merger of the Orix BlueWave of Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan and the Kintetsu Buffaloes of Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
The or is one of the two professional baseball leagues constituting Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan.
A perfect game is defined by Major League Baseball as a game in which a pitcher (or combination of pitchers) pitches a victory that lasts a minimum of nine innings in which no opposing player reaches base.
The are a professional baseball team in Japan's Pacific League based north of Tokyo in Tokorozawa, Saitama.
, (22 January 1947 – 4 January 2018),was a Nippon Professional Baseball player and manager.
Shigekazu Mori (森 繁和, born November 18, 1954 in Chosei, Chiba Prefecture) is a former Japanese professional baseball pitcher who played for the Seibu Lions in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball.
was a Japanese baseball shortstop, second baseman and coach.
Shigeru Sugishita (杉下 茂, born September 17, 1925, Tokyo Prefecture) is a former Japanese professional baseball pitcher and coach.
was a Japanese professional baseball outfielder and first baseman in Nippon Professional Baseball.
(December 20, 1903 in Nishinomiya – March 12, 1976) was a Japanese baseball manager with the Chunichi Dragons.
was a left-handed Japanese baseball pitcher for the Hankyu Braves from 1954 to 1973.
(July 10, 1894 – June 9, 1977) was a Japanese baseball manager for a number of teams, including Dai Tokyo, the Nagoya Baseball Club, and the Shochiku Robins.
Thomas William "Tom" Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor and film producer.
was a prominent Japanese Nippon Professional Baseball player who excelled as a pitcher and was the first Chunichi Dragons pitcher to reach 100 wins.
Vance Aaron Law (born October 1, 1956) is an American former professional baseball third baseman.
, also known as Wally Yonamine, was a multi-sport American athlete who played in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball.
Wei-Yin Chen (born July 21, 1985) is a Taiwanese professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB).
The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006.
The are a professional baseball team in the Japanese Central League.
The are a professional baseball team based in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.
The 1950 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the first season for baseball in Japan that used the new two league format since the split the previous year.
The 1954 Japan Series was the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) championship series for the 1954 season.
The 1954 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the fifth season of operation of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).
The 1988 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the 39th season of operation for the league.
The 1999 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the 50th season of operation for the league.
The Nippon Professional Baseball season ended with the Seibu Lions defeating the Chunichi Dragons in the 2004 Japan Series.
In the Nippon Professional Baseball season ended with the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of the Pacific League defeat the Chunichi Dragons of the Central League in the Japan Series.
Official logo (Japanese language) The third annual Konami Cup Asia Series was held in November 2007 with four teams participating.
The Japan Series, the 58th edition of Nippon Professional Baseball's championship series, began Saturday, October 27, 2007, pitting the Pacific League Regular League and Climax Series' Champion, the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, and the Chunichi Dragons, winners of the Central League's Climax Series, in a rematch of the previous year's Japan Series, won by the Fighters.
The 2010 Nippon Professional Baseball season is the 61st season since the NPB was reorganized in.
The 2011 Nippon Professional Baseball season is the 62nd season since the NPB was reorganized in 1950.