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1987 Yakult Swallows

1987 > Class Foreign > 1987 Japan Central League
Overall: 58-64
Scored 553 runs, Allowed 637 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 53-69

Manager: Junzo Sekine
Represented: Tokyo, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1986 / 1988

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Eijiro Ai 22 36 17 16 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .125 .125 .125 .250 2 0 0 1 0 0
2 Kenta Aoshima 29 58 39 34 6 5 0 0 1 3 0 0 5 12 .147 .256 .235 .492 8 1 0 0 0 2
3 Yukio Arai* 22 105 409 372 52 112 22 2 9 38 2 3 31 31 .301 .360 .444 .803 165 4 3 3 0 2
4 Daisuke Araki 23 31 55 50 4 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 21 .200 .200 .200 .400 10 2 0 5 0 0
5 Shinya Ashizawa 29 11 19 19 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .211 .211 .211 .421 4 1 0 0 0 0
6 Mark Brouhard 31 11 32 29 4 11 3 0 2 5 1 1 3 4 .379 .438 .690 1.127 20 0 0 0 0 0
7 Katsuyuki Dobashi 18 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Shinji Fujieda 21 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Masamichi Genoka* 24 19 11 10 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .200 .273 .500 .773 5 0 0 0 0 0
10 Masahiko Goseki* 23 24 24 24 2 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 5 .167 .167 .333 .500 8 3 0 0 0 0
11 Shinji Hata* 24 33 70 68 8 14 4 0 3 11 1 0 2 11 .206 .229 .397 .626 27 2 0 0 0 0
12 Katsumi Hirosawa 25 130 512 461 61 131 21 3 19 60 9 2 41 105 .284 .346 .466 .813 215 16 5 1 4 1
13 Bob Horner 29 93 355 303 60 99 15 0 31 73 0 0 50 65 .327 .423 .683 1.106 207 9 1 0 1 3
14 Takahiro Ikeyama 21 127 453 400 42 100 25 1 13 46 3 1 37 112 .250 .317 .415 .732 166 8 3 11 2 13
15 Akimitsu Ito 24 31 78 71 5 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 24 .085 .108 .085 .193 6 0 0 4 1 0
16 Kenichi Kajima* 34 37 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
17 Takaaki Kato* 24 5 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Hideki Kuriyama# 26 72 99 92 13 18 1 1 0 5 0 1 3 7 .196 .229 .228 .457 21 3 1 3 0 1
19 Leon Lee# 34 120 492 453 60 136 14 1 22 73 0 0 37 60 .300 .352 .481 .833 218 19 0 0 2 4
20 Kenji Miyamoto 27 38 28 23 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 11 .130 .231 .130 .361 3 1 0 2 0 0
21 Shigeki Nakamoto 30 40 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 2 0 0
22 Tsuyoshi Nishioka 23 27 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
23 Takao Obana 29 33 74 62 1 8 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 24 .129 .182 .129 .311 8 1 0 8 0 0
24 Junji Ogawa 29 113 245 229 32 55 5 3 11 31 2 2 13 48 .240 .280 .432 .712 99 5 0 2 1 0
25 Keiichi Sakai 29 28 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 Shinichi Sakurai 22 57 142 132 13 34 3 1 0 7 1 0 2 26 .258 .267 .295 .562 39 4 0 7 1 1
27 Keiichi Shibui 27 118 385 324 45 64 5 1 6 19 6 3 22 70 .198 .251 .275 .526 89 9 2 35 2 0
28 Shigeru Sugimura 29 10 16 15 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .133 .125 .133 .258 2 0 0 0 1 0
29 Toru Sugiura* 35 117 443 375 68 114 18 3 24 73 3 2 62 57 .304 .400 .560 .960 210 5 1 0 5 1
30 Fujio Sumi 31 68 183 166 18 36 4 1 5 12 0 0 8 24 .217 .257 .343 .601 57 5 1 8 0 0
31 Hikaru Takano 26 38 45 34 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 .088 .139 .118 .257 4 0 0 9 0 0
32 Tsutomu Wakamatsu* 40 55 81 69 6 26 2 2 3 16 0 0 10 7 .377 .450 .594 1.044 41 2 0 1 1 2
33 Susumu Watanabe 34 36 27 24 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 .042 .148 .042 .190 1 2 1 0 0 0
34 Yukio Yaegashi 36 120 437 400 35 112 18 1 9 47 2 5 24 69 .280 .322 .398 .719 159 16 3 5 5 4
35 Masao Yanada# 20 74 17 17 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .235 .235 .235 .471 4 0 0 0 0 0
36 Kazuya Yano* 24 28 25 19 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .158 .200 .158 .358 3 0 0 5 0 0
36 Players 28.2 130 4835 4307 553 1120 163 21 159 532 30 22 365 850 .260 .319 .418 .738 1802 118 21 116 26 34
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age 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
1 Eijiro Ai 22 5 5 .500 6.49 36 5 18 0 0 1 79.0 104 66 57 14 28 2 49 5 0 3 368 1.671 11.8 1.6 3.2 5.6 1.75
2 Daisuke Araki 23 10 9 .526 5.07 31 25 1 5 0 0 151.0 168 90 85 29 32 3 72 4 0 6 641 1.325 10.0 1.7 1.9 4.3 2.25
3 Akimitsu Ito 24 14 11 .560 4.27 31 31 0 6 1 0 196.0 211 103 93 26 58 5 87 6 1 1 842 1.372 9.7 1.2 2.7 4.0 1.50
4 Kenichi Kajima* 34 0 3 .000 4.01 37 1 10 0 0 2 42.2 45 19 19 4 10 4 20 2 0 0 181 1.289 9.5 0.8 2.1 4.2 2.00
5 Kenji Miyamoto 27 5 6 .455 4.52 38 11 11 0 0 2 97.2 105 50 49 12 28 7 43 1 0 0 416 1.362 9.7 1.1 2.6 4.0 1.54
6 Naoyuki Naito 18 0 0 20.25 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 6 8 6 1 3 0 3 1 0 0 19 3.375 20.2 3.4 10.1 10.1 1.00
7 Shigeki Nakamoto 30 0 0 3.42 40 0 11 0 0 3 47.1 47 20 18 7 13 3 21 1 0 0 189 1.268 8.9 1.3 2.5 4.0 1.62
8 Tsuyoshi Nishioka 23 0 2 .000 3.75 27 2 14 1 0 0 48.0 47 21 20 6 18 0 36 1 0 2 202 1.354 8.8 1.1 3.4 6.8 2.00
9 Takao Obana 29 11 15 .423 3.96 33 29 3 9 2 3 206.2 227 111 91 24 37 7 145 5 0 4 869 1.277 9.9 1.0 1.6 6.3 3.92
10 Akira Okawa* 29 0 0 15.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 5 5 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 14 1.667 15.0 6.0 0.0 3.0
11 Keiichi Sakai 29 0 1 .000 3.95 28 0 10 0 0 0 43.1 45 21 19 8 14 4 22 3 0 1 183 1.362 9.3 1.7 2.9 4.6 1.57
12 Hikaru Takano 26 7 6 .538 4.02 38 14 22 4 1 11 134.1 139 69 60 13 59 4 95 1 0 4 589 1.474 9.3 0.9 4.0 6.4 1.61
13 Tsutomu Yamada 19 0 0 3.00 5 0 0 0 0 0 6.0 5 4 2 1 6 0 7 0 0 0 31 1.833 7.5 1.5 9.0 10.5 1.17
14 Kazuya Yano* 24 6 6 .500 5.09 28 12 4 0 0 0 86.2 93 50 49 12 30 7 56 2 0 6 377 1.419 9.7 1.2 3.1 5.8 1.87
14 Players 26.3 58 64 .475 4.51 130 130 105 25 4 22 1144.1 1247 637 573 159 336 46 657 32 1 27 4921 1.383 9.8 1.3 2.6 5.2 1.96
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Yukio Yaegashi 118 0.00
Shinji Hata 20 0.00
Shinya Ashizawa 10 0.00
Shinji Fujieda 4 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Leon Lee 92 0.00
Toru Sugiura 32 0.00
Bob Horner 26 0.00
Susumu Watanabe 13 0.00
Katsumi Hirosawa 2 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Keiichi Shibui 117 0.00
Shinichi Sakurai 40 0.00
Fujio Sumi 18 0.00
Masao Yanada 7 0.00
Susumu Watanabe 5 0.00
Hideki Kuriyama 2 0.00
Kenta Aoshima 1 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Horner 65 0.00
Fujio Sumi 46 0.00
Kenta Aoshima 44 0.00
Leon Lee 35 0.00
Shigeru Sugimura 3 0.00
Susumu Watanabe 3 0.00
Shinichi Sakurai 1 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Takahiro Ikeyama 126 0.00
Shinichi Sakurai 11 0.00
Masao Yanada 7 0.00
Keiichi Shibui 2 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Katsumi Hirosawa 130 0.00
Junji Ogawa 105 0.00
Yukio Arai 98 0.00
Toru Sugiura 93 0.00
Hideki Kuriyama 54 0.00
Masao Yanada 26 0.00
Mark Brouhard 10 0.00
Tsutomu Wakamatsu 9 0.00
Masamichi Genoka 6 0.00
Takaaki Kato 4 0.00
Masahiko Goseki 3 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Shigeki Nakamoto 40 0.00
Kenji Miyamoto 38 0.00
Hikaru Takano 38 0.00
Kenichi Kajima 37 0.00
Eijiro Ai 36 0.00
Takao Obana 33 0.00
Daisuke Araki 31 0.00
Akimitsu Ito 31 0.00
Keiichi Sakai 28 0.00
Kazuya Yano 28 0.00
Tsuyoshi Nishioka 27 0.00
Tsutomu Yamada 5 0.00
Naoyuki Naito 3 0.00
Akira Okawa 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Eijiro Ai 22 R R 5' 11.0" 138 Sep 29, 1964 Inashiki-gun, Tochigi, JP
Kenta Aoshima 29 R R 6' 0.0" 182 Apr 7, 1958 Kusaka, Saitama, JP
Yukio Arai 22 L L 5' 7.0" 163 Oct 13, 1964 Yokohama, Kanagawa, JP
Daisuke Araki 23 R R 5' 10.0" 173 May 6, 1964 Chofu, Tokyo, JP
Shinya Ashizawa 29 R R 5' 10.0" 176 Jan 1, 1958 Nakakoma-gun, Yamanashi, JP
Mark Brouhard 31 R R 6' 1.0" 210 May 22, 1956 Burbank, CA, US
Katsuyuki Dobashi 18 R R 5' 10.0" 182 Dec 5, 1968 Funabashi, Chiba, JP
Shinji Fujieda 21 R R 5' 9.0" 173 Aug 19, 1965 Kumamoto, Kumamoto, JP
Masamichi Genoka 24 L R 5' 6.0" 156 Jul 20, 1962 Oshima-gun, Kagoshima, JP
Masahiko Goseki 23 L L 5' 11.0" 182 Aug 5, 1963 Kamagaya, Chiba, JP
Shinji Hata 24 L R 5' 10.0" 176 Jul 29, 1962 Tokushima, Tokushima, JP
Katsumi Hirosawa 25 R R 6' 1.0" 217 Apr 10, 1962 Shimozuma, Ibaraki, JP
Bob Horner 29 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 6, 1957 Junction City, KS, US
Takahiro Ikeyama 21 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Dec 17, 1965 Ozaki, Hyogo, JP
Akimitsu Ito 24 R R 5' 9.0" 167 Apr 2, 1963 Edogawa Ward, Tokyo, JP
Kenichi Kajima 34 L L 5' 8.0" 150 Aug 30, 1952 Kashima-gun, Ibaraki, JP
Takaaki Kato 24 L L 5' 9.0" 167 Apr 24, 1963 Miyakonojo, Miyazaki, JP
Hideki Kuriyama 26 S R 5' 8.0" 158 Apr 26, 1961 Ohira, Tokyo, JP
Leon Lee 34 S R 6' 0.0" 189 Dec 4, 1952 Sacramento, CA, US
Kenji Miyamoto 27 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Sep 9, 1959 Kanzaki-gun, Hyogo, JP
Naoyuki Naito 18 R R 6' 2.0" 213 Jul 24, 1968 Toyokawa, Aichi, JP
Shigeki Nakamoto 30 R R 5' 11.0" 176 Jun 11, 1957 Mima-gun, Tokushima, JP
Tsuyoshi Nishioka 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jun 16, 1964 Yao, Osaka, JP
Takao Obana 29 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Aug 7, 1957 Ito-gun, Wakayama, JP
Junji Ogawa 29 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 30, 1957 Narashino, Chiba, JP
Akira Okawa 29 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 27, 1957 Ashiya, Hyogo, JP
Keiichi Sakai 29 R R 6' 1.0" 193 Jun 1, 1958 Iki-gun, Nagasaki, JP
Shinichi Sakurai 22 R R 5' 11.0" 171 Apr 29, 1965 Inba-gun, Chiba, JP
Keiichi Shibui 27 R R 5' 9.0" 176 Aug 29, 1959 Yokohama, Kanagawa, JP
Shigeru Sugimura 29 R R 5' 7.0" 165 Jul 31, 1957 Kochi, Kochi, JP
Toru Sugiura 35 L L 5' 9.0" 206 Jun 8, 1952 Hazu-gun, Aichi, JP
Fujio Sumi 31 R R 5' 10.0" 180 May 31, 1956 Kasuya-gun, Fukuoka, JP
Hikaru Takano 26 R R 6' 2.0" 187 May 20, 1961 Edogawa Ward, Tokyo, JP
Tsutomu Wakamatsu 40 L R 5' 6.0" 162 Apr 17, 1947 Rumoi, Hokkaido, JP
Susumu Watanabe 34 R R 6' 1.0" 193 Aug 25, 1952 Choshi, Chiba, JP
Yukio Yaegashi 36 R R 5' 11.0" 198 Jun 15, 1951 Sendai, Miyagi, JP
Tsutomu Yamada 19 R R 6' 2.0" 186 Feb 9, 1968 Ogaki, Gifu, JP
Masao Yanada 20 S R 6' 0.0" 171 Jul 11, 1966 Anan, Tokushima, JP
Kazuya Yano 24 L L 5' 9.0" 173 Dec 10, 1962 Kobe, Hyogo, JP

About the Japanese Professional Baseball Data

Sources

This data has been provided by Ted Turocy of the Chadwick Baseball Bureau. Many Thanks to Ted for his diligent work on this.