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1998 Hanshin Tigers

1998 > Class Foreign > 1998 Japan Central League
Overall: 52-83
Scored 450 runs, Allowed 589 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 51-84

Manager: Yoshio Yoshida
Represented: Nishinomiya, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1997 / 1999

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Doug Creek* 29 7 8 8 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 2 0 0 0 0 0
2 Satoshi Funaki 24 10 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Osamu Hamanaka 19 11 24 22 4 9 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 3 .409 .458 .409 .867 9 1 0 0 0 0
4 Dave Hansen* 29 121 451 400 42 101 13 1 11 55 0 0 42 89 .253 .322 .373 .695 149 10 2 1 6 0
5 Hiroshi Hirao 22 38 60 50 2 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 16 .140 .204 .160 .364 8 2 0 6 0 0
6 Katsuhiro Hiratsuka 32 70 210 187 16 51 9 0 4 20 0 1 23 34 .273 .352 .385 .737 72 8 0 0 0 2
7 Shinjiro Hiyama* 28 122 456 398 42 90 19 4 15 52 3 5 47 101 .226 .317 .407 .724 162 9 7 2 2 1
8 Osamu Hoshino* 28 59 143 128 4 23 6 1 0 2 0 1 10 27 .180 .250 .242 .492 31 3 2 3 0 0
9 Makoto Imaoka 23 133 524 471 48 138 20 3 7 44 6 4 22 54 .293 .322 .393 .715 185 15 0 27 4 0
10 Takao Inoue 22 28 21 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 .000 .050 .000 .050 0 0 0 1 0 0
11 Atsunori Ito 35 50 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Masahiko Jozume 31 10 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
13 Tateo Kakuri? 29 11 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
14 Minoru Kasai 31 51 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Tetsuro Kawajiri 29 25 58 50 3 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 12 .100 .100 .120 .220 6 0 0 8 0 0
16 Shinichi Kawana# 28 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Naoyuki Kazaoka 30 61 54 49 10 9 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 10 .184 .200 .224 .424 11 0 1 4 0 0
18 Hirotoshi Kitagawa 26 8 19 18 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .056 .105 .111 .216 2 0 0 0 0 0
19 Tatsunori Matsui* 33 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Darrell May* 26 21 45 38 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 29 .053 .143 .105 .248 4 1 1 3 0 0
21 Atsuhiro Motonishi 36 42 43 37 8 5 1 0 0 5 3 1 3 12 .135 .220 .162 .382 6 0 1 2 0 0
22 Shin Nakagomi 28 26 48 37 0 6 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 11 .162 .205 .216 .421 8 1 0 9 0 0
23 Yukiyasu Nakanose 25 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Alonzo Powell 33 78 229 204 24 52 10 0 9 28 1 0 22 50 .255 .332 .436 .768 89 6 2 0 1 0
25 Ben Rivera 30 44 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
26 Tsuyoshi Shinjo 26 132 451 414 39 92 21 3 6 27 1 2 25 65 .222 .275 .331 .606 137 4 6 4 2 4
27 Kazuhiko Shiotani 24 14 19 19 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 .105 .105 .105 .211 2 0 0 0 0 0
28 Yasuaki Taiho? 34 99 346 307 41 71 17 0 21 61 0 0 34 94 .231 .310 .492 .802 151 5 2 1 2 1
29 Masaya Takeuchi 27 35 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
30 Tomochika Tsuboi* 24 123 455 413 63 135 26 2 2 21 7 5 32 80 .327 .383 .414 .797 171 0 6 3 1 0
31 Yutaka Wada 35 130 495 438 39 119 15 1 4 32 1 4 45 39 .272 .340 .338 .678 148 10 1 10 1 0
32 Desi Wilson* 29 16 24 24 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 7 .167 .167 .167 .333 4 1 0 0 0 0
33 Keiichi Yabu 29 25 62 48 5 11 2 0 0 4 0 0 5 17 .229 .302 .271 .573 13 1 0 9 0 0
34 Hiroshi Yagi 33 95 207 188 21 53 11 0 3 31 2 0 18 36 .282 .348 .388 .736 73 5 1 0 0 2
35 Katsuhiko Yamada 28 69 146 138 4 28 2 0 0 6 0 0 6 26 .203 .240 .217 .457 30 5 1 0 1 1
36 Hiroki Yamamura 22 10 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
37 Hiroyuki Yamaoka 23 21 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
38 Akihiro Yano 29 110 340 285 27 60 18 0 3 20 1 2 27 63 .211 .288 .305 .593 87 9 4 24 0 3
39 Hiroshi Yoshida* 26 34 35 28 4 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 5 10 .107 .265 .214 .479 6 1 1 1 0 0
40 Toyohiko Yoshida* 31 44 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
41 Ryo Yoshimoto 28 5 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 1 0 0 0 0
42 Toshiro Yufune* 31 4 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 1 0 1 0 0
43 Tatsuhiro Yuminaga* 30 57 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
43 Players 28.8 135 5030 4469 450 1080 197 16 86 422 28 27 381 933 .242 .305 .351 .656 1567 100 38 122 20 14
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 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 Masashi Arikura 31 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 2.000 18.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2 Doug Creek* 29 0 4 .000 5.65 7 6 0 0 0 0 28.2 23 21 18 4 25 0 24 0 2 0 132 1.674 7.2 1.3 7.8 7.5 0.96
3 Masaaki Esaka* 30 0 0 18.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 8 5 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 13 4.500 36.0 0.0 4.5 9.0 2.00
4 Satoshi Funaki 24 0 2 .000 6.84 10 3 3 0 0 0 25.0 31 19 19 2 18 0 12 2 1 0 126 1.960 11.2 0.7 6.5 4.3 0.67
5 Katsuyuki Furumizo* 34 0 2 .000 4.76 14 0 1 0 0 0 17.0 27 13 9 1 8 2 9 1 0 2 86 2.059 14.3 0.5 4.2 4.8 1.13
6 Takao Inoue 22 2 9 .182 4.03 27 11 2 0 0 0 80.1 80 41 36 8 26 1 50 3 0 3 340 1.320 9.0 0.9 2.9 5.6 1.92
7 Atsunori Ito 35 2 3 .400 2.87 50 0 10 0 0 0 53.1 52 18 17 2 18 7 40 2 0 2 226 1.312 8.8 0.3 3.0 6.8 2.22
8 Tateo Kakuri? 29 2 1 .667 4.61 11 0 3 0 0 0 13.2 14 9 7 2 13 2 5 0 0 1 69 1.976 9.2 1.3 8.6 3.3 0.38
9 Minoru Kasai 31 1 3 .250 3.81 51 0 14 0 0 0 54.1 54 24 23 2 28 2 44 5 0 3 243 1.509 8.9 0.3 4.6 7.3 1.57
10 Kiyotoshi Katase 34 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 9 1.500 9.0 0.0 4.5 4.5 1.00
11 Tetsuro Kawajiri 29 10 5 .667 2.84 25 25 0 4 1 0 158.2 150 56 50 13 52 5 88 8 1 0 660 1.273 8.5 0.7 2.9 5.0 1.69
12 Darrell May* 26 4 9 .308 3.47 21 21 0 1 1 0 129.2 122 55 50 12 55 3 94 6 0 2 563 1.365 8.5 0.8 3.8 6.5 1.71
13 Seiichi Murakami 28 0 0 6.75 3 0 1 0 0 0 2.2 3 2 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 12 1.500 10.1 3.4 3.4 6.8 2.00
14 Shin Nakagomi 28 8 13 .381 4.78 26 25 0 1 0 0 143.0 181 81 76 17 40 0 69 3 0 3 640 1.545 11.4 1.1 2.5 4.3 1.73
15 Yukiyasu Nakanose 25 0 1 .000 6.35 7 0 3 0 0 0 11.1 13 8 8 0 9 0 12 0 1 1 55 1.941 10.3 0.0 7.1 9.5 1.33
16 Ben Rivera 30 2 3 .400 2.38 44 0 43 0 0 27 53.0 44 14 14 2 19 1 45 0 0 1 220 1.189 7.5 0.3 3.2 7.6 2.37
17 Akinori Takahashi* 23 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
18 Masaya Takeuchi 27 3 4 .429 5.97 35 7 13 0 0 0 66.1 76 48 44 5 33 5 32 4 1 6 302 1.643 10.3 0.7 4.5 4.3 0.97
19 Shoji Toyama* 30 0 1 .000 7.59 11 0 4 0 0 0 10.2 19 9 9 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 51 2.156 16.0 0.8 3.4 3.4 1.00
20 Keiichi Yabu 29 11 10 .524 3.51 24 24 0 3 2 0 164.0 159 74 64 11 51 0 90 8 2 4 692 1.280 8.7 0.6 2.8 4.9 1.76
21 Hiroki Yamamura 22 1 3 .250 4.09 10 5 2 0 0 0 33.0 39 15 15 1 12 0 18 2 0 0 146 1.545 10.6 0.3 3.3 4.9 1.50
22 Hiroyuki Yamaoka 23 0 2 .000 4.50 21 2 4 0 0 0 28.0 26 18 14 4 11 0 14 2 1 1 120 1.321 8.4 1.3 3.5 4.5 1.27
23 Kazuharu Yamazaki 25 0 1 .000 6.75 4 0 3 0 0 0 2.2 4 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 14 2.250 13.5 0.0 6.8 0.0 0.00
24 Toyohiko Yoshida* 31 4 3 .571 5.19 44 2 13 0 0 0 52.0 50 34 30 4 27 4 41 6 0 0 238 1.481 8.7 0.7 4.7 7.1 1.52
25 Toshiro Yufune* 31 1 1 .500 3.86 4 4 0 0 0 0 16.1 17 7 7 0 7 0 10 0 0 1 69 1.469 9.4 0.0 3.9 5.5 1.43
26 Tatsuhiro Yuminaga* 30 1 3 .250 1.69 57 0 5 0 0 0 48.0 47 13 9 2 27 3 42 5 1 3 219 1.542 8.8 0.4 5.1 7.9 1.56
26 Players 28.8 52 83 .385 3.95 135 135 126 9 12 27 1198.2 1246 589 526 94 489 38 749 57 10 33 5261 1.447 9.4 0.7 3.7 5.6 1.53

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Akihiro Yano 109 0.00
Katsuhiko Yamada 58 0.00
Masahiko Jozume 10 0.00
Hirotoshi Kitagawa 7 0.00
Ryo Yoshimoto 4 0.00

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yasuaki Taiho 83 0.00
Hiroshi Yagi 49 0.00
Katsuhiro Hiratsuka 17 0.00
Alonzo Powell 4 0.00
Dave Hansen 2 0.00
Osamu Hoshino 1 0.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yutaka Wada 119 0.00
Hiroshi Hirao 29 0.00
Naoyuki Kazaoka 29 0.00
Makoto Imaoka 10 0.00
Osamu Hoshino 3 0.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Hansen 107 0.00
Osamu Hoshino 28 0.00
Naoyuki Kazaoka 16 0.00
Kazuhiko Shiotani 8 0.00
Yutaka Wada 7 0.00
Atsuhiro Motonishi 1 0.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Makoto Imaoka 126 0.00
Osamu Hoshino 22 0.00
Naoyuki Kazaoka 2 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tsuyoshi Shinjo 124 0.00
Shinjiro Hiyama 113 0.00
Tomochika Tsuboi 105 0.00
Alonzo Powell 49 0.00
Katsuhiro Hiratsuka 35 0.00
Atsuhiro Motonishi 32 0.00
Hiroshi Yoshida 15 0.00
Osamu Hamanaka 8 0.00
Desi Wilson 7 0.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tatsuhiro Yuminaga 57 0.00
Minoru Kasai 51 0.00
Atsunori Ito 50 0.00
Ben Rivera 44 0.00
Toyohiko Yoshida 44 0.00
Masaya Takeuchi 35 0.00
Takao Inoue 27 0.00
Shin Nakagomi 26 0.00
Tetsuro Kawajiri 25 0.00
Keiichi Yabu 24 0.00
Darrell May 21 0.00
Hiroyuki Yamaoka 21 0.00
Katsuyuki Furumizo 14 0.00
Tateo Kakuri 11 0.00
Shoji Toyama 11 0.00
Satoshi Funaki 10 0.00
Hiroki Yamamura 10 0.00
Doug Creek 7 0.00
Yukiyasu Nakanose 7 0.00
Kazuharu Yamazaki 4 0.00
Toshiro Yufune 4 0.00
Seiichi Murakami 3 0.00
Masaaki Esaka 2 0.00
Masashi Arikura 1 0.00
Kiyotoshi Katase 1 0.00
Akinori Takahashi 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Masashi Arikura 31 R R 6' 2.0" 193 Jun 12, 1967 Uekawa-gun, Hokkaido, JP
Doug Creek 29 L L 5' 10.0" 205 Mar 1, 1969 Winchester, VA, US
Masaaki Esaka 30 L L 6' 0.0" 176 Aug 9, 1967 Kyoto, Kyoto, JP
Satoshi Funaki 24 R R 5' 8.0" 190 Aug 26, 1973 Mihara, Hiroshima, JP
Katsuyuki Furumizo 34 L L 5' 11.0" 193 Nov 14, 1963 Fukushima, Fukushima, JP
Osamu Hamanaka 19 R R 5' 10.0" 179 Jul 9, 1978 Tanabe, Wakayama, JP
Dave Hansen 29 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 24, 1968 Long Beach, CA, US
Hiroshi Hirao 22 R R 5' 9.0" 168 Dec 31, 1975
Katsuhiro Hiratsuka 32 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 29, 1966 Sumida Ward, Tokyo, JP
Shinjiro Hiyama 28 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Jul 1, 1969 Kyoto, Kyoto, JP
Osamu Hoshino 28 L R 6' 0.0" 171 May 4, 1970 Omiya, Saitama, JP
Makoto Imaoka 23 R R 6' 1.0" 183 Sep 11, 1974 Takarazuka, Hyogo, JP
Takao Inoue 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 16, 1975 Narashino, Chiba, JP
Atsunori Ito 35 R R 5' 10.0" 162 May 29, 1963 Chita, Aichi, JP
Masahiko Jozume 31 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Sep 24, 1966 Hiroshima, JP
Tateo Kakuri 29 Mar 24, 1969
Minoru Kasai 31 R R 5' 11.0" 178 May 5, 1967 Hozen, Aomori, JP
Kiyotoshi Katase 34 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Feb 3, 1964 Haibara, Shizuoka, JP
Tetsuro Kawajiri 29 R R 5' 10.0" 191 Jan 5, 1969 Nakano Ward, Tokyo, JP
Shinichi Kawana 28 S R 5' 10.0" 170 Apr 10, 1970 Kagoshima, Kagoshima, JP
Naoyuki Kazaoka 30 R R 5' 9.0" 158 Jan 24, 1968 Kasugai, Aichi, JP
Hirotoshi Kitagawa 26 R R 5' 11.0" 203 May 27, 1972 Itami, Hyogo, JP
Tatsunori Matsui 33 L L 5' 10.0" 171 Jun 25, 1965 Shirakawa, Fukushima, JP
Darrell May 26 L L 6' 2.0" 170 Jun 13, 1972 San Bernardino, CA, US
Atsuhiro Motonishi 36 R R 5' 9.0" 165 May 15, 1962 Nagasaki, Nagasaki, JP
Seiichi Murakami 28 R R 6' 1.0" 175 May 31, 1970 Yashiro, Kumamoto, JP
Shin Nakagomi 28 R R 6' 0.0" 228 Feb 16, 1970 Naka Koma-gun, Yamanashi, JP
Yukiyasu Nakanose 25 R R 5' 10.0" 171 Oct 8, 1972 Takayama, Gifu, JP
Alonzo Powell 33 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 12, 1964 San Francisco, CA, US
Ben Rivera 30 R R 6' 6.0" 210 Jan 11, 1968 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Tsuyoshi Shinjo 26 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 28, 1972 Tsushima, Nagasaki, JP
Kazuhiko Shiotani 24 R R 5' 11.0" 172 May 27, 1974 Takasago, Hyogo, JP
Yasuaki Taiho 34 Nov 15, 1963
Akinori Takahashi 23 L L 6' 3.0" 180 Jan 24, 1975 Sendai, Miyagi, JP
Masaya Takeuchi 27 R R 6' 0.0" 202 May 25, 1971 Yuri-gun, Akita, JP
Shoji Toyama 30 L L 5' 10.0" 200 Jul 21, 1967 Ashikita-gun, Kumamoto, JP
Tomochika Tsuboi 24 L L 5' 10.0" 173 Feb 19, 1974 Nagoya, Aichi, JP
Yutaka Wada 35 R R 5' 9.0" 147 Sep 2, 1962 Matsudo, Chiba, JP
Desi Wilson 29 L L 6' 7.0" 230 May 9, 1969 Glen Cove, NY, US
Keiichi Yabu 29 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 28, 1968 Minami Muro-gun, Mie, JP
Hiroshi Yagi 33 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 8, 1965 Tamano, Okayama, JP
Katsuhiko Yamada 28 R R 6' 0.0" 182 Jul 2, 1969 Nagoya, Aichi, JP
Hiroki Yamamura 22 R R 5' 11.0" 163 May 2, 1976 Naka Koma-gun, Yamanashi, JP
Hiroyuki Yamaoka 23 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 23, 1975 Itami, Hyogo, JP
Kazuharu Yamazaki 25 R R 6' 0.0" 173 Jul 21, 1972 Shizuoka, Shizuoka, JP
Akihiro Yano 29 R R 5' 11.0" 179 Dec 6, 1968 Osaka, Osaka, JP
Hiroshi Yoshida 26 L L 5' 10.0" 176 Nov 5, 1971 Fukuoka-machi, Toyama, JP
Toyohiko Yoshida 31 L L 5' 8.0" 173 Sep 4, 1966 Higashi Kunisaki, Oita, JP
Ryo Yoshimoto 28 R R 5' 10.0" Nov 22, 1969 Gobo, Wakayama, JP
Toshiro Yufune 31 L L 5' 9.0" 180 Oct 8, 1966 Kaizuka, Osaka, JP
Tatsuhiro Yuminaga 30 L L 5' 10.0" 193 Jul 5, 1967 Kunisaki-gun, Oita, JP

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