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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
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Doug Creek*297880200000004.250.250.250.500200000
2Satoshi Funaki2410440000000003.000.000.000.000000000
3Osamu Hamanaka191124224900030023.409.458.409.867910000
4Dave Hansen*29121451400421011311155004289.253.322.373.695149102160
5Hiroshi Hirao2238605027100000416.140.204.160.364820600
6Katsuhiro Hiratsuka3270210187165190420012334.273.352.385.7377280002
7Shinjiro Hiyama*28122456398429019415523547101.226.317.407.72416297221
8Osamu Hoshino*28591431284236102011027.180.250.242.4923132300
9Makoto Imaoka2313352447148138203744642254.293.322.393.7151851502740
10Takao Inoue2228211910000000112.000.050.000.050000100
11Atsunori Ito3550220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
12Masahiko Jozume3110440100000001.250.250.250.500100000
13Tateo Kakuri?2911221000000000.000.000.000.000010000
14Minoru Kasai3151330000000002.000.000.000.000000000
15Tetsuro Kawajiri2925585035100200012.100.100.120.220600800
16Shinichi Kawana#281110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
17Naoyuki Kazaoka30615449109010021010.184.200.224.4241101400
18Hirotoshi Kitagawa26819181110010011.056.105.111.216200000
19Tatsunori Matsui*331110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
20Darrell May*2621453802200000329.053.143.105.248411300
21Atsuhiro Motonishi3642433785100531312.135.220.162.382601200
22Shin Nakagomi2826483706200300211.162.205.216.421810900
23Yukiyasu Nakanose257110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
24Alonzo Powell33782292042452100928102250.255.332.436.7688962010
25Ben Rivera3044540000000003.000.000.000.000000100
26Tsuyoshi Shinjo261324514143992213627122565.222.275.331.60613746424
27Kazuhiko Shiotani241419191200010006.105.105.105.211200000
28Yasuaki Taiho?349934630741711702161003494.231.310.492.80215152121
29Masaya Takeuchi2735980000000006.000.000.000.000000100
30Tomochika Tsuboi*2412345541363135262221753280.327.383.414.79717106310
31Yutaka Wada3513049543839119151432144539.272.340.338.6781481011010
32Desi Wilson*291624240400030007.167.167.167.333410000
33Keiichi Yabu29256248511200400517.229.302.271.5731310900
34Hiroshi Yagi33952071882153110331201836.282.348.388.7367351002
35Katsuhiko Yamada2869146138428200600626.203.240.217.4573051011
36Hiroki Yamamura2210650000000002.000.000.000.000000100
37Hiroyuki Yamaoka2321220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
38Akihiro Yano291103402852760180320122763.211.288.305.59387942403
39Hiroshi Yoshida*2634352843001110510.107.265.214.479611100
40Toyohiko Yoshida*3144440000000001.000.000.000.000000000
41Ryo Yoshimoto285650000000011.000.167.000.167010000
42Toshiro Yufune*314640000000111.000.200.000.200010100
43Tatsuhiro Yuminaga*3057110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
43 Players28.813550304469450108019716864222827381933.242.305.351.6561567100381222014
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Masashi Arikura31000.001000002.04300000000112.00018.00.00.00.0
2Doug Creek*2904.0005.6576000028.22321184250240201321.6747.21.37.87.50.96
3Masaaki Esaka*300018.002010002.08540112000134.50036.00.04.59.02.00
4Satoshi Funaki2402.0006.84103300025.03119192180122101261.96011.20.76.54.30.67
5Katsuyuki Furumizo*3402.0004.76140100017.0271391829102862.05914.30.54.24.81.13
6Takao Inoue2229.1824.032711200080.18041368261503033401.3209.00.92.95.61.92
7Atsunori Ito3523.4002.875001000053.15218172187402022261.3128.80.33.06.82.22
8Tateo Kakuri?2921.6674.61110300013.2149721325001691.9769.21.38.63.30.38
9Minoru Kasai3113.2503.815101400054.15424232282445032431.5098.90.34.67.31.57
10Kiyotoshi Katase34000.001000002.0200010100091.5009.00.04.54.51.00
11Tetsuro Kawajiri29105.6672.8425250410158.2150565013525888106601.2738.50.72.95.01.69
12Darrell May*2649.3083.4721210110129.2122555012553946025631.3658.50.83.86.51.71
13Seiichi Murakami28006.753010002.23221112000121.50010.13.43.46.82.00
14Shin Nakagomi28813.3814.7826250100143.0181817617400693036401.54511.41.12.54.31.73
15Yukiyasu Nakanose2501.0006.3570300011.1138809012011551.94110.30.07.19.51.33
16Ben Rivera3023.4002.3844043002753.04414142191450012201.1897.50.33.27.62.37
17Akinori Takahashi*23000.001010001.0100010100052.0009.00.09.09.01.00
18Masaya Takeuchi2734.4295.973571300066.17648445335324163021.64310.30.74.54.30.97
19Shoji Toyama*3001.0007.59110400010.219991404000512.15616.00.83.43.41.00
20Keiichi Yabu291110.5243.5124240320164.0159746411510908246921.2808.70.62.84.91.76
21Hiroki Yamamura2213.2504.09105200033.03915151120182001461.54510.60.33.34.91.50
22Hiroyuki Yamaoka2302.0004.50212400028.02618144110142111201.3218.41.33.54.51.27
23Kazuharu Yamazaki2501.0006.754030002.24220210000142.25013.50.06.80.00.00
24Toyohiko Yoshida*3143.5715.194421300052.05034304274416002381.4818.70.74.77.11.52
25Toshiro Yufune*3111.5003.8644000016.1177707010001691.4699.40.03.95.51.43
26Tatsuhiro Yuminaga*3013.2501.69570500048.0471392273425132191.5428.80.45.17.91.56
26 Players28.85283.3853.95135135126912271198.21246589526944893874957103352611.4479.40.73.75.61.53
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Akihiro Yano1090.00
Katsuhiko Yamada580.00
Masahiko Jozume100.00
Hirotoshi Kitagawa70.00
Ryo Yoshimoto40.00

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Yasuaki Taiho830.00
Hiroshi Yagi490.00
Katsuhiro Hiratsuka170.00
Alonzo Powell40.00
Dave Hansen20.00
Osamu Hoshino10.00

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Yutaka Wada1190.00
Hiroshi Hirao290.00
Naoyuki Kazaoka290.00
Makoto Imaoka100.00
Osamu Hoshino30.00

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Dave Hansen1070.00
Osamu Hoshino280.00
Naoyuki Kazaoka160.00
Kazuhiko Shiotani80.00
Yutaka Wada70.00
Atsuhiro Motonishi10.00

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Makoto Imaoka1260.00
Osamu Hoshino220.00
Naoyuki Kazaoka20.00

OF

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Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Masashi Arikura31RR6' 2.0"193Jun 12, 1967Uekawa-gun, Hokkaido, JP
Doug Creek29LL5' 10.0"205Mar 1, 1969Winchester, VA, US
Masaaki Esaka30LL6' 0.0"176Aug 9, 1967Kyoto, Kyoto, JP
Satoshi Funaki24RR5' 8.0"190Aug 26, 1973Mihara, Hiroshima, JP
Katsuyuki Furumizo34LL5' 11.0"193Nov 14, 1963Fukushima, Fukushima, JP
Osamu Hamanaka19RR5' 10.0"179Jul 9, 1978Tanabe, Wakayama, JP
Dave Hansen29LR6' 0.0"180Nov 24, 1968Long Beach, CA, US
Hiroshi Hirao22RR5' 9.0"168Dec 31, 1975
Katsuhiro Hiratsuka32RR6' 0.0"180Jan 29, 1966Sumida Ward, Tokyo, JP
Shinjiro Hiyama28LR5' 10.0"175Jul 1, 1969Kyoto, Kyoto, JP
Osamu Hoshino28LR6' 0.0"171May 4, 1970Omiya, Saitama, JP
Makoto Imaoka23RR6' 1.0"183Sep 11, 1974Takarazuka, Hyogo, JP
Takao Inoue22RR6' 0.0"180Jul 16, 1975Narashino, Chiba, JP
Atsunori Ito35RR5' 10.0"162May 29, 1963Chita, Aichi, JP
Masahiko Jozume31RR5' 10.0"180Sep 24, 1966Hiroshima, JP
Tateo Kakuri29Mar 24, 1969
Minoru Kasai31RR5' 11.0"178May 5, 1967Hozen, Aomori, JP
Kiyotoshi Katase34RR6' 0.0"176Feb 3, 1964Haibara, Shizuoka, JP
Tetsuro Kawajiri29RR5' 10.0"191Jan 5, 1969Nakano Ward, Tokyo, JP
Shinichi Kawana28SR5' 10.0"170Apr 10, 1970Kagoshima, Kagoshima, JP
Naoyuki Kazaoka30RR5' 9.0"158Jan 24, 1968Kasugai, Aichi, JP
Hirotoshi Kitagawa26RR5' 11.0"203May 27, 1972Itami, Hyogo, JP
Tatsunori Matsui33LL5' 10.0"171Jun 25, 1965Shirakawa, Fukushima, JP
Darrell May26LL6' 2.0"170Jun 13, 1972San Bernardino, CA, US
Atsuhiro Motonishi36RR5' 9.0"165May 15, 1962Nagasaki, Nagasaki, JP
Seiichi Murakami28RR6' 1.0"175May 31, 1970Yashiro, Kumamoto, JP
Shin Nakagomi28RR6' 0.0"228Feb 16, 1970Naka Koma-gun, Yamanashi, JP
Yukiyasu Nakanose25RR5' 10.0"171Oct 8, 1972Takayama, Gifu, JP
Alonzo Powell33RR6' 2.0"190Dec 12, 1964San Francisco, CA, US
Ben Rivera30RR6' 6.0"210Jan 11, 1968San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Tsuyoshi Shinjo26RR6' 1.0"185Jan 28, 1972Tsushima, Nagasaki, JP
Kazuhiko Shiotani24RR5' 11.0"172May 27, 1974Takasago, Hyogo, JP
Yasuaki Taiho34Nov 15, 1963
Akinori Takahashi23LL6' 3.0"180Jan 24, 1975Sendai, Miyagi, JP
Masaya Takeuchi27RR6' 0.0"202May 25, 1971Yuri-gun, Akita, JP
Shoji Toyama30LL5' 10.0"200Jul 21, 1967Ashikita-gun, Kumamoto, JP
Tomochika Tsuboi24LL5' 10.0"173Feb 19, 1974Nagoya, Aichi, JP
Yutaka Wada35RR5' 9.0"147Sep 2, 1962Matsudo, Chiba, JP
Desi Wilson29LL6' 7.0"230May 9, 1969Glen Cove, NY, US
Keiichi Yabu29RR6' 0.0"200Sep 28, 1968Minami Muro-gun, Mie, JP
Hiroshi Yagi33RR6' 0.0"170Jun 8, 1965Tamano, Okayama, JP
Katsuhiko Yamada28RR6' 0.0"182Jul 2, 1969Nagoya, Aichi, JP
Hiroki Yamamura22RR5' 11.0"163May 2, 1976Naka Koma-gun, Yamanashi, JP
Hiroyuki Yamaoka23RR5' 11.0"180Apr 23, 1975Itami, Hyogo, JP
Kazuharu Yamazaki25RR6' 0.0"173Jul 21, 1972Shizuoka, Shizuoka, JP
Akihiro Yano29RR5' 11.0"179Dec 6, 1968Osaka, Osaka, JP
Hiroshi Yoshida26LL5' 10.0"176Nov 5, 1971Fukuoka-machi, Toyama, JP
Toyohiko Yoshida31LL5' 8.0"173Sep 4, 1966Higashi Kunisaki, Oita, JP
Ryo Yoshimoto28RR5' 10.0"Nov 22, 1969Gobo, Wakayama, JP
Toshiro Yufune31LL5' 9.0"180Oct 8, 1966Kaizuka, Osaka, JP
Tatsuhiro Yuminaga30LL5' 10.0"193Jul 5, 1967Kunisaki-gun, Oita, 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.