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is a former Japanese baseball player in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball.
is the former manager for the Hanshin Tigers baseball team in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball.
(born November 25, 1957), Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan) is the former manager for the Orix Buffaloes baseball team in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball. Prior to his managerial career, he played for the Hanshin Tigers from to, when he was traded to the Orix BlueWave. He played there until. In November 2008, he entered into a contract with the Daily Sports Company as a commentator. In 2009, he appeared on Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (ABC, AM radio, Terrestrial TV), Sky A Sports Plus (SKY PerfecTV!, satellite TV) and other broadcasting stations in the Kansai region.
Alonzo Sidney Powell (born December 12, 1964 in San Francisco, California) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder.
is a regional radio and television broadcaster headquartered in Osaka, Japan, serving in the Kansai region.
The is one of the five national newspapers in Japan.
is a former professional baseball player from Akashi, Hyōgo, Japan.
is a former Nippon Professional Baseball infielder.
George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948) was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935.
Bienvenido "Ben" Rivera Santana (born January 11, 1968 in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic) is a retired professional baseball pitcher.
Cecil Grant Fielder (born September 21, 1963) is a former professional baseball player in Major League Baseball (MLB).
The or is one of the two professional baseball leagues that constitute Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan.
Chris Andrew Oxspring (born 13 May 1977 in Ipswich, Australia) is an Australian right-handed pitcher currently coaching for the Lotte Giants of the Korea Baseball Organization.
Colonel Harland David Sanders (September 9, 1890December 16, 1980) was an American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (now known as KFC) and later acting as the company's brand ambassador and symbol.
Craig Richard Worthington (born April 17, 1965 in Los Angeles, California) is a former professional baseball player.
A curse (also called an imprecation, malediction, execration, malison, anathema, or commination) is any expressed wish that some form of adversity or misfortune will befall or attach to some other entity: one or more persons, a place, or an object.
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.
Darrell Kevin May (born June 13, 1972) is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher who last played for the New York Yankees.
David Andrew Hansen (born November 24, 1968) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) player, specializing as a pinch hitter.
is one of the principal tourist destinations in Osaka, Japan, running along the Dōtonbori canal from Dōtonboribashi Bridge to Nipponbashi Bridge in the Namba district of the city's Chuo ward.
The Dodgers–Giants rivalry is a rivalry between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants baseball teams of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Donald Lee Blasingame (March 16, 1932 – April 13, 2005) was an American professional baseball second baseman.
Paul Douglas Creek (born March 1, 1969) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher with a nine-year career from 1995 to 1997, 1999 to 2003, and 2005.
Eduardo Atanasio Pérez Pérez (born September 11, 1969) is a Puerto Rican/American former Major League Baseball player and coach and currently an analyst with ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN Latin America as well as a host on SiriusXM's MLB Network Radio.
El Clásico (El Clàssic,; "The Classic") is the name given in football to any match between fierce rivals Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.
First base, or 1B, is the first of four stations on a baseball diamond which must be touched in succession by a baserunner to score a run for that player's team.
Association football, commonly known as football or soccer, (Fútbol asociación) is the most popular sport in Spain, followed by basketball and bullfighting.
was a Japanese baseball infielder and pitcher who played 22 seasons in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) from 1936 to 1958.
is a Japanese former professional baseball infielder, coach, and manager.
Gene Bacque (born August 12, 1937 in Lafayette, Louisiana) is a former professional baseball player who played in the Japanese professional leagues.
George Lee Altman (born March 20, 1933 in Goldsboro, North Carolina) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder and Nippon Professional Baseball outfielder.
George Alberto Arias (born March 12, 1972 in Tucson, Arizona) is a former baseball player in Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball.
Glenn Earle Davis (born March 28, 1961) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman.
is a stockholding company which owns Hankyu Corporation, Hanshin Electric Railway Co., Ltd. and affiliate companies.
is a Japanese keiretsu (association of businesses) centered on Hankyu Hanshin Holdings, H2O Retailing and Toho.
is a Japanese private railway company of Hankyu Hanshin Toho Group that links Osaka and Kobe.
, commonly referred to as simply Koshien Stadium, is a baseball park located near Kobe in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.
In Japan, Kōshien (甲子園) generally refers to the two annual baseball tournaments played by high schools nationwide culminating at a final showdown at Hanshin Kōshien Stadium in Nishinomiya, Japan.
is a retired Japanese baseball player for the Hanshin Tigers.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kansai region on Honshu island.
Jamie Monroe Brown (born March 31, 1977) is a relief pitcher formerly in Major League Baseball.
was a professional baseball league in Japan which operated from 1936–1949, before reorganizing in 1950 as Nippon Professional Baseball.
Jason Robert Hardtke (born September 15, 1971 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is a former Major League Baseball second baseman.
Jeffrey Francis Williams (born 6 June 1972) is an Australian-born former left-handed pitcher who played for the Hanshin Tigers baseball team.
Jerrod Ashley Riggan (born May 16, 1974) is an American former professional baseball player.
The or the lies in the southern-central region of Japan's main island Honshū.
, often called or, is a tv station affiliated with Fuji News Network (FNN) and Fuji Network System (FNS) in Osaka, serving the Kansai region of Japan.
was a Nippon Professional Baseball player.
Karaoke, is a form of interactive entertainment or video game developed in Japan in which an amateur singer sings along with recorded music (a music video) using a microphone.
was a professional Japanese baseball player, coach, and manager.
Katsumi Hirosawa (広澤 克実, born April 10, 1962 in Ibaraki, Japan) is a former Nippon Professional Baseball player.
was one of Nippon Professional Baseball's (NPB) greatest catchers.
was a Japanese baseball player and manager.
is a Japanese former professional baseball player, manager, and commentator.
is a Japanese former left-handed pitcher.
(born September 28, 1968 in Mihama, Mie Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese baseball pitching coach for the Hanshin Tigers and a former baseball pitcher.
is a Japanese former professional baseball player.
is a retired Japanese professional baseball player from Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan.
KFC, until 1991 known as Kentucky Fried Chicken, is an American fast food restaurant chain that specializes in fried chicken.
is a daily newspaper based in Kobe, Japan, and the company publishing that newspapers is also called.
Kuo Lee Chien-Fu (born March 24, 1969 in Taoyuan County, Taiwan (now Taoyuan City)) is a retired Taiwanese professional baseball pitcher and currently a baseball coach.
Kurt Everett Miller (born August 24, 1972) is a former professional baseball pitcher.
Larry Alton Parrish (born November 10, 1953) is a former Major League Baseball third baseman and manager.
Leon McFadden (born April 26, 1944 in Little Rock, Arkansas) is a former right-handed Major League Baseball shortstop and outfielder who played from to for the Houston Astros.
Jon Lewis Ford (born August 12, 1976) is an American professional baseball outfielder and hitting coach for the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.
is a mascot character of the Hanshin Tigers Japanese professional baseball team.
is a radio and television broadcasting company headquartered in Osaka, Japan, affiliated with Japan Radio Network (JRN), National Radio Network (NRN), Japan News Network (JNN) and TBS Network, serving in the Kansai region.
The is one of the major newspapers in Japan, published by.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Makoto Imaoka (今岡 誠, born September 11, 1974) is a Japanese professional baseball player from Takarazuka, Hyōgo, Japan.
Marc Christopher Valdes (born December 20, 1971) is a former American Major League Baseball (MLB) and Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) pitcher who played for the Florida Marlins, Montreal Expos, Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves of MLB, and the Hanshin Tigers and Chunichi Dragons of NPB.
Mark Patrick Johnson (born October 17, 1967 in Worcester, Massachusetts) is a former professional baseball player who played first base in the Major Leagues from 1995–2002 for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Anaheim Angels, and New York Mets.
Marvell Wynne (born December 17, 1959) is a former professional baseball player.
Masaaki Koyama (born July 28, 1934) is a Japanese former professional baseball pitcher in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).
was a Japanese baseball player from Matsuyama, Ehime.
(born May 9, 1955) is a Japanese former professional baseball third baseman in Nippon Professional Baseball.
Matthew Lon Keough (born July 3, 1955) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher who played from through for the Oakland Athletics (1977–1983), New York Yankees (1983–1984), St. Louis Cardinals (1985), Chicago Cubs (1986) and Houston Astros (1986).
Matthew Henry Murton (born October 3, 1981) is an American former professional baseball outfielder.
Michael Roy "Mike" Blowers (born April 24, 1965) is a former Major League Baseball player, a third baseman and first baseman for the New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Oakland Athletics.
Michael Lewis Greenwell (born July 18, 1963) is a former left fielder in Major League Baseball (MLB) who played his entire MLB career with the Boston Red Sox (1985–1996).
Michael Arthur Kinkade (born May 6, 1973 in Livonia, Michigan) is a former Major League Baseball player who was primarily a left fielder, but also spent time as a first baseman, right fielder, third baseman, designated hitter, and catcher.
Michael Wayne Reinbach (August 6, 1949 – May 20, 1989) was a corner outfielder and designated hitter in Major League Baseball who played for the Baltimore Orioles in its 1974 season.
was a professional baseball player for the Osaka Tigers (later Hanshin Tigers) in Nippon Professional Baseball.
(born April 8, 1939) is a former Japanese baseball player.
is the name of a range of mountains in southeastern Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
is the first-launched Japanese daily sports newspaper founded in 1946.
or NPB is the highest level of baseball in Japan.
is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, between the cities of Amagasaki and Ashiya.
is a former Nippon Professional Baseball pitcher.
is a retired Nippon Professional Baseball player from Kariya, Aichi, Japan.
The or is one of the two professional baseball leagues constituting Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan.
Phillip Farrell Hiatt (born May 1, 1969) is a retired Major League Baseball utility player.
Ramón Rafael Morel (born August 15, 1974 in Villa González, Dominican Republic) is former Major League Baseball pitcher.
Randy William Bass (born March 13, 1954) is an American politician and former baseball player.
Richard Blackwell Gale (born January 19, 1954) is a former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played with four different teams between and.
Robert George Deer (born September 29, 1960 in Orange, California) is a former American baseball player.
Rodney Luther Myers (born June 26, 1969) is an American former professional baseball pitcher.
Ryan Andrew Vogelsong (born July 22, 1977) is an American former professional baseball pitcher.
, literally "Industrial and Economic Newspaper", is a daily newspaper in Japan published by the.The Sankei is abbreviation name of Sangyō Keizai.
is a Japanese language daily sports newspaper published by Sankei Shimbun.
Scott Barham Atchison (born March 29, 1976) is an American former professional baseball pitcher who is currently the bullpen coach for the Cleveland Indians.
, (22 January 1947 – 4 January 2018),was a Nippon Professional Baseball player and manager.
Oh Seung-hwan (Hangul: 오승환;; born July 15, 1982) is a Korean professional baseball relief pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Michael Shane Spencer (born February 20, 1972) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder.
Shigeru Sugishita (杉下 茂, born September 17, 1925, Tokyo Prefecture) is a former Japanese professional baseball pitcher and coach.
is a Korean baseball player from Ukyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan.
Shosei Go (Japanese: Go Shōsei; June 28, 1916 – June 7, 1987) was a baseball player from Taiwan.
is a retired Japanese professional Nippon Professional Baseball player.
is the first Japanese daily sports newspaper, having been founded in 1948.
is a commercial television station headquartered in Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, and a member of the Japanese Association of Independent Television Stations (JAITS).
Tadashi Henry Wakabayashi (若林 忠志) (March 1, 1908 – March 5, 1965) was a professional baseball player from Oahu, Hawaii.
Tampere Tigers is a baseball and softball club from Tampere, Finland.
Tanaka Yoshio (September 27, 1838 – June 22, 1916) was a Japanese civil servant and naturalist.
is a mascot character of the Hanshin Tigers Japanese professional baseball team.
is a stadium in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.
Thomas John Evans (born July 9, 1974 in Kirkland, Washington) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball.
Thomas Patrick O'Malley (born December 25, 1960 in Orange, New Jersey) is a former Major League baseball player born in Orange, New Jersey, and raised in Montoursville, Pennsylvania in the United States.
is a Japanese former professional baseball outfielder and the current manager of the Hanshin Tigers in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).
Tomochika Tsuboi (坪井 智哉, born February 19, 1974 in Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese baseball outfielder.
Anthony Giacinto Tarasco (born December 9, 1970) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder for the Atlanta Braves, Montreal Expos, Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, and New York Yankees between 1993 and 1999 and for the New York Mets in 2002.
was a NPB catcher from 1991 to 2010.
Trey Alan Hodges (born June 29, 1978) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.
Warren Neal Moore III (born October 2, 1972), is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher.
is a former Japanese professional baseball outfielder.
is a TV station affiliated with TXN in Osaka, Japan.
The is one of the two minor leagues ("ni-gun") JapaneseBaseball.com.
Willie Charles Kirkland (born February 17, 1934) is a former right fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the San Francisco Giants (1958–1960), Cleveland Indians (1961–1963), Baltimore Orioles (1964) and Washington Senators (1964–1966).
The Yankees–Red Sox rivalry is a Major League Baseball (MLB) rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox.
was a Japanese ryūkōka, gunka, march, fight song and film score composer.
is a TV station in Osaka Business Park, Osaka, Japan, which serves the Kansai region, and is affiliated with the Nippon News Network (NNN) and Nippon Television Network System (NNS).
is a Japanese former professional baseball player and manager who spent his entire career with the Hanshin Tigers of Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).
is a former Japanese pitcher regarded as one of the best Japanese strikeout pitchers of all-time.
Yutaka Nakamura (中村 豊, Nakamura Yutaka) (born 1967) is an animator, designer, and cinematographer.
is a retired Japanese baseball player for the Hanshin Tigers.
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 1962 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the thirteenth season of operation of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).
The 1964 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the 15th season of operation of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).
The 1985 Japan Series was the 36th edition of Nippon Professional Baseball's postseason championship series.
The 1985 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the 36th season of operation for the league.
The Nippon Professional Baseball season ended with the Daiei Hawks defeating the Hanshin Tigers in the 2003 Japan Series 4 games to 3.
In the Nippon Professional Baseball season ended with the Chiba Lotte Marines of the Pacific League defeating the Hanshin Tigers of the Central League in a four-game sweep in the Nippon Series.
The 2014 Nippon Professional Baseball season is the 65th season since the NPB was reorganized in 1950.