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1996 Nippon Ham Fighters

1996 > Class Foreign > 1996 Japan Pacific League
Overall: 68-58
Scored 527 runs, Allowed 502 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-60

Manager: Taira Sumitomo and Toshiharu Ueda
Represented: Tokyo, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1995 / 1997

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 Nobuaki Arai* 22 26 25 21 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 5 .190 .280 .190 .470 4 0 0 0 1 0
2 Shogo Arai* 23 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
3 Bernardo Brito 32 126 542 470 61 119 17 0 29 83 1 1 65 147 .253 .347 .474 .821 223 16 4 0 3 7
4 Rob Ducey* 31 120 519 427 68 105 17 5 26 59 3 3 86 90 .246 .373 .492 .864 210 5 2 1 3 6
5 Seigo Fujishima 26 25 19 16 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 .000 .158 .000 .158 0 0 1 0 0 0
6 Tetsuro Hirose 35 119 446 390 40 100 21 3 3 34 8 2 32 47 .256 .314 .349 .663 136 7 2 19 3 0
7 Tatsuya Ide 25 122 472 414 44 105 13 5 7 38 11 10 34 85 .254 .312 .360 .672 149 7 2 20 2 3
8 Shinichi Igarashi 36 9 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .100 .000 .100 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Tsutomu Ishimoto# 23 24 69 64 12 18 2 2 1 4 7 3 3 11 .281 .313 .422 .735 27 0 0 2 0 0
10 Makoto Kaneko 20 117 465 395 50 103 14 2 4 33 15 2 25 67 .261 .307 .337 .644 133 5 3 38 4 0
11 Atsushi Kataoka* 27 115 489 416 60 131 20 3 15 51 3 3 65 70 .315 .408 .486 .893 202 7 1 6 1 2
12 Shinichi Kawana# 26 39 29 27 12 3 1 0 1 1 6 1 2 8 .111 .172 .259 .432 7 2 0 0 0 0
13 Yuichi Komaki 29 5 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0 0
14 Yutaka Nakamura 23 28 50 47 7 14 0 0 3 7 0 0 2 9 .298 .327 .489 .816 23 0 0 1 0 0
15 Ryuki Nemoto* 23 10 19 17 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 4 .235 .316 .412 .728 7 0 1 0 0 0
16 Shunji Nishi 31 8 10 10 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 2 0 0 0 0 0
17 Katsuhiro Nishiura 21 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Koichi Ogawa* 31 56 84 73 9 15 1 0 2 9 2 0 7 17 .205 .280 .301 .582 22 2 1 2 1 0
19 Noriyuki Shiroishi 23 3 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
20 Nozomu Suzuki 29 10 19 15 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 8 .133 .278 .400 .678 6 0 0 1 0 0
21 Masanori Taguchi 25 101 327 286 22 60 12 0 5 22 0 2 17 92 .210 .280 .304 .584 87 6 11 13 0 0
22 Yukio Tanaka 28 130 575 513 73 142 29 3 22 82 3 2 52 90 .277 .344 .474 .818 243 12 4 0 6 2
23 Yoshinori Ueda* 22 126 376 319 34 64 9 1 7 35 8 3 35 71 .201 .288 .301 .589 96 5 5 15 2 2
24 Hiroshi Watanabe* 32 79 190 171 14 38 11 0 1 18 1 1 13 33 .222 .282 .304 .586 52 4 2 2 2 0
25 Kazuhiko Yamashita 33 72 99 91 5 17 1 1 0 5 0 0 4 17 .187 .219 .220 .439 20 3 0 3 1 0
26 Hideyuki Yasuda 29 59 118 103 9 25 5 0 3 14 0 0 9 32 .243 .304 .379 .683 39 1 1 3 2 0
26 Players 27.7 130 4968 4310 527 1073 175 26 130 502 69 34 461 917 .249 .325 .392 .717 1690 83 40 126 31 22
* - 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 Norihiro Akimura 30 0 0 7.20 4 0 4 0 0 0 5.0 7 4 4 2 5 0 1 1 0 1 28 2.400 12.6 3.6 9.0 1.8 0.20
2 Kip Gross 31 17 9 .654 3.62 28 28 0 8 1 0 193.2 201 92 78 18 53 3 79 9 1 9 827 1.312 9.3 0.8 2.5 3.7 1.49
3 Shoji Hiramatsu 24 0 1 .000 3.89 20 1 11 0 0 0 41.2 38 23 18 9 20 0 24 1 0 3 181 1.392 8.2 1.9 4.3 5.2 1.20
4 Masaru Imazeki 25 11 9 .550 3.22 24 21 1 10 3 0 159.1 123 60 57 23 49 3 122 6 0 3 644 1.079 6.9 1.3 2.8 6.9 2.49
5 Tsutomu Iwamoto 25 10 9 .526 3.99 27 27 0 4 1 0 176.0 160 80 78 15 51 1 144 6 0 5 730 1.199 8.2 0.8 2.6 7.4 2.82
6 Akihito Kaneishi 35 1 1 .500 2.10 28 0 27 0 0 20 25.2 32 6 6 1 6 1 12 1 0 0 111 1.481 11.2 0.4 2.1 4.2 2.00
7 Tadayoshi Kawabe? 28 1 3 .250 4.89 17 2 5 0 0 0 42.1 52 23 23 5 14 0 29 2 0 1 190 1.559 11.1 1.1 3.0 6.2 2.07
8 Junji Kuroki 22 0 0 5.40 2 0 2 0 0 0 5.0 4 3 3 2 2 0 4 0 0 1 20 1.200 7.2 3.6 3.6 7.2 2.00
9 Hiroshi Nagatomi 35 1 2 .333 5.36 26 1 8 0 0 2 40.1 41 26 24 5 19 1 32 1 0 2 173 1.488 9.1 1.1 4.2 7.1 1.68
10 Yukihiro Nishizaki 32 14 7 .667 2.87 26 26 0 5 1 0 181.2 152 63 58 17 89 2 139 4 0 10 769 1.327 7.5 0.8 4.4 6.9 1.56
11 Hiroshi Numata 23 0 0 3.60 3 1 2 0 0 0 5.0 4 3 2 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 22 1.400 7.2 0.0 5.4 1.8 0.33
12 Mitsujiro Sakai* 28 0 1 .000 2.89 7 0 1 0 0 0 9.1 10 3 3 0 5 0 4 0 0 1 41 1.607 9.6 0.0 4.8 3.9 0.80
13 Hiroyuki Sekine 24 0 1 .000 2.33 9 1 2 0 0 0 19.1 17 5 5 0 12 1 15 0 0 1 81 1.500 7.9 0.0 5.6 7.0 1.25
14 Hiroshi Shibakusa 26 7 9 .438 3.81 26 22 0 3 0 0 130.0 134 62 55 17 49 1 67 3 0 7 560 1.408 9.3 1.2 3.4 4.6 1.37
15 Takeshi Shimazaki 29 5 4 .556 2.31 54 0 25 0 0 14 97.1 85 30 25 4 19 5 58 1 0 0 385 1.068 7.9 0.4 1.8 5.4 3.05
16 Tsuyoshi Shimoyanagi* 28 1 2 .333 3.77 23 0 12 0 0 2 43.0 32 19 18 3 20 3 39 0 0 0 181 1.209 6.7 0.6 4.2 8.2 1.95
16 Players 28.9 68 58 .540 3.49 130 130 100 30 7 38 1174.2 1092 502 456 121 416 21 770 36 1 44 4943 1.284 8.4 0.9 3.2 5.9 1.85
* - 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
Masanori Taguchi 100 0.00
Kazuhiko Yamashita 70 0.00
Nobuaki Arai 24 0.00
Yuichi Komaki 3 0.00
Hideyuki Yasuda 1 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Atsushi Kataoka 110 0.00
Hiroshi Watanabe 22 0.00
Hideyuki Yasuda 15 0.00
Ryuki Nemoto 3 0.00
Shunji Nishi 3 0.00
Nozomu Suzuki 2 0.00
Koichi Ogawa 1 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Makoto Kaneko 116 0.00
Hiroshi Watanabe 37 0.00
Nozomu Suzuki 3 0.00
Koichi Ogawa 1 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tetsuro Hirose 119 0.00
Koichi Ogawa 24 0.00
Atsushi Kataoka 18 0.00
Shogo Arai 2 0.00
Shunji Nishi 1 0.00
Nozomu Suzuki 1 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yukio Tanaka 130 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yoshinori Ueda 121 0.00
Rob Ducey 120 0.00
Tatsuya Ide 120 0.00
Shinichi Kawana 25 0.00
Hideyuki Yasuda 25 0.00
Yutaka Nakamura 23 0.00
Seigo Fujishima 19 0.00
Tsutomu Ishimoto 18 0.00
Koichi Ogawa 15 0.00
Ryuki Nemoto 2 0.00
Shinichi Igarashi 1 0.00
Hiroshi Watanabe 1 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Takeshi Shimazaki 54 0.00
Kip Gross 28 0.00
Akihito Kaneishi 28 0.00
Tsutomu Iwamoto 27 0.00
Hiroshi Nagatomi 26 0.00
Yukihiro Nishizaki 26 0.00
Hiroshi Shibakusa 26 0.00
Masaru Imazeki 24 0.00
Tsuyoshi Shimoyanagi 23 0.00
Shoji Hiramatsu 20 0.00
Tadayoshi Kawabe 17 0.00
Hiroyuki Sekine 9 0.00
Mitsujiro Sakai 7 0.00
Norihiro Akimura 4 0.00
Hiroshi Numata 3 0.00
Junji Kuroki 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Norihiro Akimura 30 R R 5' 10.0" 187 Feb 26, 1966
Nobuaki Arai 22 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Aug 11, 1973 Abiko, Chiba, JP
Shogo Arai 23 L R 5' 10.0" 156 Jul 21, 1972 Nerima Ward, Tokyo, JP
Bernardo Brito 32 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Dec 4, 1963 San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO
Rob Ducey 31 L R 6' 2.0" 175 May 24, 1965 Toronto, ON, CA
Seigo Fujishima 26 R R 6' 0.0" 209 Oct 3, 1969 Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, JP
Kip Gross 31 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Aug 24, 1964 Scottsbluff, NE, US
Shoji Hiramatsu 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 20, 1971 Kawanuma-gun, Fukushima, JP
Tetsuro Hirose 35 R R 5' 9.0" 173 Jan 23, 1961 Ihara-gun, Shizuoka, JP
Tatsuya Ide 25 R R 5' 11.0" 187 Apr 19, 1971 Minami Tsuru-gun, Yamanashi, JP
Shinichi Igarashi 36 R R 5' 9.0" 167 Aug 29, 1959 Suginami Ward, Tokyo, JP
Masaru Imazeki 25 L R 6' 2.0" 206 Feb 9, 1971 Yokosuka, Kanagawa, JP
Tsutomu Ishimoto 23 S R 5' 11.0" 162 Feb 4, 1973 Nagasaki, JP
Tsutomu Iwamoto 25 R R 6' 0.0" 191 May 11, 1971 Yao, Osaka, JP
Akihito Kaneishi 35 R R 6' 6.0" 190 Dec 26, 1960 Kamo-gun, Gifu, JP
Makoto Kaneko 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 8, 1975 Abiko, Chiba, JP
Atsushi Kataoka 27 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 27, 1969 Kyoto, JP
Tadayoshi Kawabe 28 Apr 30, 1968
Shinichi Kawana 26 S R 5' 10.0" 170 Apr 10, 1970 Kagoshima, Kagoshima, JP
Yuichi Komaki 29 R R 5' 9.0" 176 May 2, 1967 Hioki, Kumamoto, JP
Junji Kuroki 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 20, 1974 Nobeoka, Miyazaki, JP
Hiroshi Nagatomi 35 R R 5' 11.0" 198 Jun 10, 1961 Funabashi, Chiba, JP
Yutaka Nakamura 23 R R 5' 8.0" 182 Apr 23, 1973 Sakai, Osaka, JP
Ryuki Nemoto 23 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 6, 1973 Komatsushima, Tokushima, JP
Shunji Nishi 31 R R 6' 0.0" 167 Jan 17, 1965 Kainan, Wakayama, JP
Katsuhiro Nishiura 21 R R 6' 0.0" 198 Nov 12, 1974 Osaka, Osaka, JP
Yukihiro Nishizaki 32 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 13, 1964 Ozu, Shiga, JP
Hiroshi Numata 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 6, 1973 Osaka, JP
Koichi Ogawa 31 L R 5' 8.0" 162 May 10, 1965 Saga-gun, Saga, JP
Mitsujiro Sakai 28 L L 5' 8.0" 158 Jan 31, 1968 Maikata, Osaka, JP
Hiroyuki Sekine 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Dec 9, 1971 Matsudo, Chiba, JP
Hiroshi Shibakusa 26 L R 5' 11.0" 187 Aug 18, 1969 Tokorozawa, Saitama, JP
Takeshi Shimazaki 29 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 3, 1967 Narita, Chiba, JP
Tsuyoshi Shimoyanagi 28 L L 6' 0.0" 212 May 16, 1968 Nagasaki, Nagasaki, JP
Noriyuki Shiroishi 23 R R 6' 0.0" 181 Apr 17, 1973 Omiya, Saitama, JP
Nozomu Suzuki 29 R R 5' 10.0" 171 May 2, 1967 Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, JP
Masanori Taguchi 25 R R 5' 10.0" 202 Aug 26, 1970 Kita Soma-gun, Ibaraki, JP
Yukio Tanaka 28 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 14, 1967 Miyakonojo, Miyazaki, JP
Yoshinori Ueda 22 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 18, 1973 Matsumoto, Nagano, JP
Hiroshi Watanabe 32 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 9, 1963 Shirone, Niigata, JP
Kazuhiko Yamashita 33 R R 6' 0.0" 202 Nov 29, 1962 Usa, Oita, JP
Hideyuki Yasuda 29 R R 6' 2.0" 195 May 26, 1967 Onishi, Aichi, 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.