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2008 Japanese League Baseball League Encyclopedia

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League-by-League Batting

Rk Lg Lev Tms BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Japan Central League Foreign 6 30.0 3.95 864 32501 28918 3416 7660 1255 111 728 3251 445 219 2278 5664 .265 .323 .391 .715 11321 599 311 818 176 122
2 Japan Pacific League Foreign 6 29.0 4.32 864 33020 29281 3730 7774 1503 155 752 3601 518 239 2436 5884 .265 .328 .404 .732 11843 565 383 707 213 105

League-by-League Pitching

Rk Lg Lev Tms PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
32 American League Major League 14 28.3 4.68 1157 1111 .510 4.35 2268 2268 2193 75 128 576 20222.1 20657 10609 9767 2246 7470 513 14925 793 65 751 87356 1.391 9.2 1.0 3.3 6.6 2.00
33 National League Major League 16 28.9 4.63 1271 1317 .491 4.29 2588 2588 2527 61 143 608 23135.1 23315 11976 11023 2632 8867 797 17959 879 88 825 100275 1.391 9.1 1.0 3.4 7.0 2.03
11 International League AAA 14 27.2 4.50 1001 1001 .500 4.10 2002 2002 1952 50 124 544 17532.2 17720 9008 7979 1664 6337 290 14619 762 90 837 75669 1.372 9.1 0.9 3.3 7.5 2.31
12 Mexican League AAA 16 28.6 4.92 863 863 .500 4.53 1728 1728 1669 52 106 420 15020.1 16840 8499 7561 1180 5883 394 8782 789 66 842 66460 1.513 10.1 0.7 3.5 5.3 1.49
13 Pacific Coast League AAA 16 26.9 5.24 1143 1143 .500 4.84 2286 2284 2243 38 88 522 20032.1 21664 11989 10777 2492 8021 241 15886 793 73 1072 88391 1.482 9.7 1.1 3.6 7.1 1.98
8 Eastern League AA 12 24.6 4.62 849 849 .500 4.22 1698 1698 1664 32 96 430 14734.1 14977 7839 6909 1371 5944 241 11515 593 51 706 64255 1.420 9.1 0.8 3.6 7.0 1.94
9 Southern League AA 10 24.4 4.69 694 694 .500 4.20 1388 1388 1363 24 80 373 12130.1 12208 6512 5665 1045 5040 185 9602 651 67 691 52937 1.422 9.1 0.8 3.7 7.1 1.91
10 Texas League AA 8 24.1 4.90 560 560 .500 4.36 1120 1120 1104 16 71 286 9979.0 10408 5483 4831 971 3865 106 7798 543 54 565 43565 1.430 9.4 0.9 3.5 7.0 2.02
3 California League Adv A 10 22.8 5.17 700 700 .500 4.51 1400 1400 1390 9 65 340 12438.0 13274 7238 6226 1103 4510 113 10391 654 85 854 54644 1.430 9.6 0.8 3.3 7.5 2.30
4 Carolina League Adv A 8 22.8 4.78 557 557 .500 4.21 1114 1114 1095 16 66 293 9684.2 9541 5330 4530 790 3720 85 7745 521 84 590 41889 1.369 8.9 0.7 3.5 7.2 2.08
5 Florida State League Adv A 12 23.1 4.24 820 820 .500 3.80 1640 1640 1597 35 120 441 14255.1 13872 6954 6022 1023 5341 220 11433 753 52 844 61210 1.348 8.8 0.6 3.4 7.2 2.14
1 Midwest League A 14 21.7 4.30 965 965 .500 3.67 1932 1932 1898 33 132 499 16986.0 16269 8309 6931 1185 5927 131 14729 1016 174 1140 72561 1.307 8.6 0.6 3.1 7.8 2.49
2 South Atlantic League A 16 21.9 4.61 1106 1106 .500 4.02 2212 2212 2180 30 128 583 19330.2 19126 10196 8624 1506 6705 134 16848 1033 159 1520 83407 1.336 8.9 0.7 3.1 7.8 2.51
6 New York-Pennsylvania League Short-Season A 14 21.4 4.47 522 522 .500 3.78 1044 1044 1036 8 59 300 9151.2 8884 4669 3841 547 3424 103 8709 533 51 697 39765 1.345 8.7 0.5 3.4 8.6 2.54
7 Northwest League Short-Season A 8 21.3 4.92 304 304 .500 4.12 608 608 607 0 26 158 5384.2 5238 2992 2467 325 2467 52 4838 408 50 520 23867 1.431 8.8 0.5 4.1 8.1 1.96
34 Appalachian League Rookie 10 20.3 4.96 327 327 .500 4.10 654 654 645 9 35 166 5696.2 5813 3245 2592 439 1964 34 5540 432 60 617 24953 1.365 9.2 0.7 3.1 8.8 2.82
35 Arizona League Rookie 9 20.2 5.44 251 251 .500 4.34 502 502 499 3 25 105 4363.0 4457 2733 2104 194 1846 10 4023 333 74 598 19410 1.445 9.2 0.4 3.8 8.3 2.18
36 Gulf Coast League Rookie 16 20.4 4.44 449 449 .500 3.76 898 898 888 10 62 228 7456.2 7251 3987 3117 354 2823 33 6525 645 89 738 32631 1.351 8.8 0.4 3.4 7.9 2.31
37 Pioneer League Rookie 8 21.0 5.75 300 300 .500 4.89 600 600 595 5 23 126 5318.1 5762 3449 2890 508 2100 22 5158 362 43 638 23778 1.478 9.8 0.9 3.6 8.7 2.46
14 Chinese Professional Baseball League Foreign 6
15 Cuban National Series Foreign 16
16 Dutch Major League Foreign 8 25.5 4.78 168 168 .500 3.86 336 336 308 28 6 70 2833.2 2858 1606 1214 92 1345 31 1940 245 30 164 12778 1.483 9.1 0.3 4.3 6.2 1.44
17 Italian Baseball League Foreign 8 29.1 4.94 168 168 .500 4.12 336 336 330 6 30 68 3012.2 3006 1660 1380 170 1359 2294 229 19 182 1.449 9.0 0.5 4.1 6.9 1.69
18 Japan Central League Foreign 6 28.2 4.03 420 422 .499 3.74 864 864 823 41 58 234 7647.1 7690 3478 3177 743 2302 117 5733 352 31 253 32549 1.307 9.1 0.9 2.7 6.7 2.49
19 Japan Pacific League Foreign 6 28.1 4.25 426 424 .501 3.90 864 864 776 88 48 181 7709.1 7744 3668 3343 737 2412 110 5815 342 29 254 32982 1.317 9.0 0.9 2.8 6.8 2.41
20 Korean Baseball Organization Foreign 8 27.4 4.49 504 504 .500 4.13 1008 1002 1009 21 8 255 9015.1 9098 4522 4133 646 3589 123 5771 482 29 351 39018 1.407 9.1 0.6 3.6 5.8 1.61
21 Dominican Summer League Foreign Rookie 37 18.9 4.80 1287 1287 .500 3.67 2576 2576 2539 33 147 614 22482.2 20001 12355 9170 691 10841 148 19762 2293 273 3434 98797 1.372 8.0 0.3 4.3 7.9 1.82
22 Venezuelan Summer League Foreign Rookie 8 18.6 4.44 267 267 .500 3.40 552 552 541 11 38 135 4815.0 4617 2450 1820 192 1754 43 3349 543 107 512 20867 1.323 8.6 0.4 3.3 6.3 1.91
23 American Association Independent 10 25.9 4.91 477 477 .500 4.30 954 954 886 68 51 226 8284.0 8803 4681 3955 661 3181 140 5939 503 50 587 36498 1.447 9.6 0.7 3.5 6.5 1.87
24 Arizona Winter League Independent 6 24.6 8.00 57 57 .500 6.00 114 114 107 7 1 12 1004.2 1206 912 670 88 569 2 860 176 12 105 4930 1.767 10.8 0.8 5.1 7.7 1.51
25 Atlantic League Independent 8 28.9 5.44 560 560 .500 4.97 1120 1120 1073 47 40 256 9769.1 10924 6095 5392 1145 4102 133 7113 510 33 577 43911 1.538 10.1 1.1 3.8 6.6 1.73
26 Canadian-American Association Independent 8 25.8 5.10 376 376 .500 4.55 752 752 708 44 31 180 6565.1 7190 3837 3318 568 2448 95 4619 386 29 307 29003 1.468 9.9 0.8 3.4 6.3 1.89
27 Continental Baseball League Independent 4 24.0 3.99 145 145 .500 2.88 290 290 259 31 24 69 2504.1 2189 1156 801 50 1109 30 1803 219 30 148 10914 1.317 7.9 0.2 4.0 6.5 1.63
28 Frontier League Independent 12 23.5 5.36 576 576 .500 4.65 1152 1152 1086 66 52 254 10093.1 10320 6180 5215 1013 4623 102 8068 788 83 701 45241 1.480 9.2 0.9 4.1 7.2 1.75
29 Golden Baseball League Independent 8 26.2 7.04 349 349 .500 6.45 698 698 652 46 10 140 5862.1 7414 4915 4201 802 2669 97 4682 456 51 477 27732 1.720 11.4 1.2 4.1 7.2 1.75
30 Northern League Independent 6 26.2 5.94 288 288 .500 5.30 576 576 561 15 22 128 5071.0 5902 3421 2984 532 2363 92 3603 270 37 342 23205 1.630 10.5 0.9 4.2 6.4 1.52
31 United League Baseball Independent 6 25.2 6.31 254 254 .500 5.47 508 508 476 32 11 118 4418.2 5227 3208 2685 466 2165 45 3942 366 30 400 20784 1.673 10.6 0.9 4.4 8.0 1.82

League-by-League Fielding

Rk Lg Lev Tms G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance
32 American League Major League 14 2268 60667 22870 1381 2258 .984 152 1308 488 27%
33 National League Major League 16 2588 69406 26268 1584 2322 .984 151 1491 547 27%
11 International League AAA 14 2002 52598 19698 1670 1718 .977 232 1675 674 29% 7,097,411
12 Mexican League AAA 16 1728 45061 20200 1553 2103 .977 172 1069 664 38% 3,988,231
13 Pacific Coast League AAA 16 2286 60097 23475 1861 2288 .978 214 1415 653 32% 7,219,356
8 Eastern League AA 12 1698 44203 17126 1560 1693 .975 200 1011 490 33% 3,770,333
9 Southern League AA 10 1388 36391 14233 1280 1303 .975 169 1039 527 34% 2,460,838
10 Texas League AA 8 1120 29937 12221 1068 1176 .975 111 1003 444 31% 3,129,865
3 California League Adv A 10 1400 37314 14575 1617 1205 .970 236 1391 548 28% 1,633,328
4 Carolina League Adv A 8 1114 29054 11957 1189 968 .972 218 1121 534 32% 1,726,511
5 Florida State League Adv A 12 1640 42766 17083 1615 1561 .974 225 1241 646 34% 1,030,461
1 Midwest League A 14 1932 50958 20093 2334 1671 .968 254 1920 915 32% 3,602,687
2 South Atlantic League A 16 2212 57992 23325 2659 1883 .968 394 2073 846 29% 3,777,173
6 New York-Pennsylvania League Short-Season A 14 1044 27455 10450 1427 860 .964 205 885 399 31% 1,815,445
7 Northwest League Short-Season A 8 608 16154 6525 832 526 .965 176 650 329 34% 919,153
34 Appalachian League Rookie 10 654 17090 7041 1004 596 .960 200 535 306 36% 317,058
35 Arizona League Rookie 9 502 13089 5613 896 447 .954 159 691 280 29%
36 Gulf Coast League Rookie 16 898 22370 8927 1315 746 .960 216 1061 356 25%
37 Pioneer League Rookie 8 600 15955 6578 851 530 .964 130 599 280 32% 728,952
14 Chinese Professional Baseball League Foreign 6
15 Cuban National Series Foreign 16
16 Dutch Major League Foreign 8 336 8501 3623 600 356 .953 62 321 147 31%
17 Italian Baseball League Foreign 8 336 9038 3711 448 348 .966 41 291 139 32%
18 Japan Central League Foreign 6 864 22942 9734 437 734 .987 43
19 Japan Pacific League Foreign 6 864 23128 9078 493 688 .985 40
20 Korean Baseball Organization Foreign 8 1008
21 Dominican Summer League Foreign Rookie 37 2576 67448 27890 4936 2112 .951 837 3757 1717 31%
22 Venezuelan Summer League Foreign Rookie 8 552 14445 6670 1003 538 .955 128 566 358 39%
23 American Association Independent 10 954 24852 10309 1100 893 .970 145 856 378 31% 1,506,665
24 Arizona Winter League Independent 6 114 3014 1223 251 88 .944 61 184 9 5%
25 Atlantic League Independent 8 1120 29308 11475 1126 1137 .973 135 764 292 28% 1,871,345
26 Canadian-American Association Independent 8 752 19696 8061 849 784 .970 109 687 292 30% 843,660
27 Continental Baseball League Independent 4 290 7513 3085 544 213 .951 91 454 166 27%
28 Frontier League Independent 12 1152 30280 11897 1358 888 .969 211 1172 419 26% 1,468,977
29 Golden Baseball League Independent 8 698 17587 7124 991 552 .961 144 825 246 23% 428,402
30 Northern League Independent 6 576 15213 6321 647 635 .971 108 686 238 26% 1,289,330
31 United League Baseball Independent 6 508 13256 5211 769 473 .960 130 517 141 21% 503,351

Pro Baseball Map for 2008

ALL TEAMS ARE LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF THE TOWN THEY ARE LISTED IN. We have not located the actual location of the ballpark.

We list over 30,000 of teams from minor league history. This list is not exhaustive and may be missing teams from certain leagues and years or with a small number of games played. We apologize for any omissions. Report any errors or omissions