NPB Rookie of the Year Award

From BR Bullpen

Since the Central League and Pacific League were formed in 1950, each has selected a Rookie of the Year unless no deserving candidates emerge. Only Japanese natives are eligible as foreign players would otherwise win many awards.

1950[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Nobuo Oshima Shochiku Robins P 85 9 19 0 10 1 .224 .333 .306 20 - 4 225.1 197 9 75 70 2.03
PL Atsushi Aramaki Mainichi Orions P 97 10 19 0 6 0 .196 .235 .289 26 - 8 274.2 240 11 55 150 2.06

1951[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Kiyoshi Matsuda Yomiuri Giants P 80 10 13 0 10 0 .163 .239 .225 23 - 3 227.2 186 5 64 93 2.02
PL Kazuo Kageyama Nankai Hawks 3B 410 97 129 6 28 42 .315 .403 .451 Did not pitch

1952[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Takao Sato Kokutetsu Swallows SS 321 61 85 14 33 45 .265 .355 .424 Did not pitch
PL Futoshi Nakanishi Nishitetsu Lions 3B 384 57 108 12 65 16 .281 .327 .464 Did not pitch

1953[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Masatoshi Gondo Taiyo Shochiku Robins P 73 4 17 0 3 0 .233 .233 .260 15 - 12 220.2 179 12 105 170 2.77
PL Yasumitsu Toyoda Nishitetsu Lions SS 402 64 113 27 59 25 .281 .337 .537 Did not pitch

1954[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Tatsuro Hirooka Yomiuri Giants SS 341 58 107 15 67 9 .314 .409 .513 Did not pitch
PL Motoji Takuwa Nankai Hawks P 104 5 11 1 5 0 .106 .162 .163 26 - 9 329.2 207 9 105 275 1.58

1955[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Kazunori Nishimura Osaka Tigers P 97 3 13 0 1 0 .134 .184 .144 22 - 17 295.1 190 11 78 302 2.01
PL Kihachi Enomoto Mainichi Orions 1B 490 84 146 16 67 12 .298 .410 .473 Did not pitch

1956[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Noboru Akiyama Taiyo Whales P 129 9 15 3 9 0 .116 .135 .217 25 - 25 379.2 290 24 136 266 2.39
PL Kazuhisa Inao Nishitetsu Lions P 89 6 20 0 8 0 .225 .250 .292 21 - 6 262.1 153 2 73 182 1.06

1957[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Motoshi Fujita Yomiuri Giants P 77 4 10 0 5 0 .130 .141 .130 17 - 13 235.2 190 10 80 156 2.48
PL Tamotsu Kimura Nankai Hawks P 61 5 8 0 3 0 .131 .232 .148 21 - 11 222.2 175 23 56 122 2.47

1958[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Shigeo Nagashima Yomiuri Giants 3B 502 89 153 28 92 37 .305 .353 .572 Did not pitch
PL Tadashi Sugiura Nankai Hawks P 110 6 15 0 11 0 .136 .158 .164 27 - 12 299.0 235 11 72 215 2.05

1959[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Takeshi Kuwata Taiyo Whales 3B 435 64 117 31 84 25 .269 .359 .543 Did not pitch
PL Isao Harimoto Toei Flyers OF 418 48 115 13 57 10 .275 .328 .435 Did not pitch

1960[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Ritsuo Horimoto Yomiuri Giants P 114 8 25 2 6 1 .219 .276 .298 29 - 18 364.2 278 22 89 210 2.00
PL Not Awarded Not Available

1961[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Hiroshi Gondo Chunichi Dragons P 144 18 31 1 8 1 .215 .247 .285 35 - 19 429.1 321 20 70 310 1.70
PL Toshiaki Tokuhisa Kintetsu Buffaloes P 66 4 7 0 2 0 .106 .145 .136 15 - 24 209.1 205 18 57 170 3.27

1962[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Kunio Jonouchi Yomiuri Giants P 88 8 12 1 4 0 .136 .174 .193 24 - 12 280.2 207 11 62 173 2.21
PL Yukio Ozaki Toei Flyers P 65 2 9 0 3 0 .138 .162 .138 20 - 9 207.2 170 10 63 196 2.42

1963[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Not Awarded Not Available
PL Not Awarded Not Available

1964[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Shigeyuki Takahashi Taiyo Whales P 71 1 9 0 4 0 .127 .151 .183 17 - 11 214.2 179 13 78 154 2.77
PL Not Awarded Not Available

1965[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Not Awarded Not Available
PL Masaaki Ikenaga Nishitetsu Lions P 73 4 13 1 7 0 .178 .256 .260 20 - 10 253.2 174 12 59 156 2.27

1966[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Tsuneo Horiuchi Yomiuri Giants P 64 6 16 2 6 0 .250 .250 .422 16 - 2 181.0 125 5 69 117 1.39
PL Not Awarded Not Available

1967[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Shiro Takegami Sankei Atoms 2B 405 45 121 3 27 5 .299 .331 .380 Did not pitch
PL Yoshimasa Takahashi Toei Flyers P 60 6 12 0 3 0 .200 .262 .267 15 - 11 226.2 212 21 22 101 2.4

1968[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Shigeru Takada Yomiuri Giants OF 346 75 104 9 30 23 .301 .388 .486 Did not pitch
PL Not Awarded Not Available

1969[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Koichi Tabuchi Hanshin Tigers C 359 47 81 22 56 1 .226 .320 .457 Did not pitch
PL Michiyo Arito Lotte Orions 3B 369 57 105 21 55 4 .285 .354 .509 Did not pitch

1970[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Kenichi Yazawa Chunichi Dragons OF 427 39 107 11 45 6 .251 .311 .396 Did not pitch
PL Michiro Sato Nankai Hawks P 30 2 4 0 0 1 .133 .188 .133 18 - 6 144.2 93 18 32 104 2.05

1971[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Shitoshi Sekimoto Yomiuri Giants P 36 2 3 0 0 0 .083 .154 .139 10 - 11 146.2 118 6 39 68 2.15
PL Yasuo Minagawa Toei Flyers P 71 2 7 0 2 0 .099 .158 .127 11 - 14 230.1 227 22 55 96 3.44

1972[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Takeshi Yasuda Yakult Atoms P 50 3 11 0 3 0 .220 .278 .260 7 - 5 168.2 136 6 31 81 2.08
PL Hajime Kato Nishitetsu Lions P 64 7 3 1 1 0 .047 .141 .094 17 - 16 246.0 220 33 137 114 3.95

1973[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Not Awarded Not Available
PL Satoshi Niimi Nittaku Home Flyers P 65 1 11 0 4 0 .169 .229 .200 12 - 13 222.1 223 13 78 117 3.64

1974[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Yukio Fujinami Chunichi Dragons OF 114 13 33 1 15 1 .289 .372 .351 Did not pitch
PL Masaharu Mitsui Lotte Orions P 26 0 4 0 0 0 .154 .154 .192 6 - 5 4 85.2 69 9 34 84 3.26

1975[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Not Awarded Not Available
PL Takashi Yamaguchi Hankyu Braves P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 12 - 13 1 203.0 169 14 75 149 2.93

1976[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Yasushi Tao Chunichi Dragons OF 166 19 46 3 21 0 .277 .344 .404 Did not pitch
PL Manabu Fujita Nankai Hawks P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 11 - 3 0 149.2 133 8 25 52 1.98

1977[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Akio Saito Yokohama Taiyo Whales P 45 0 4 0 2 0 .089 .109 .089 8 - 9 0 141.1 156 17 61 87 4.40
PL Yoshinori Sato Hankyu Braves P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 7 - 3 1 109.2 104 11 50 75 3.86

1978[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Mitsuo Sumi Yomiuri Giants P 27 1 3 0 0 0 .111 .143 .111 5 - 7 7 112.2 76 6 77 89 2.88
PL Yukihiro Murakami Nankai Hawks P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 5 - 8 3 132.0 126 9 53 69 3.61

1979[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Kimiya Fujisawa Chunichi Dragons P 60 3 8 0 2 0 .133 .188 .133 13 - 5 0 185.1 158 15 69 129 2.82
PL Hirohisa Matsunuma Seibu Lions P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 16 - 10 0 212.1 189 25 80 134 4.03

1980[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Akinobu Okada Hanshin Tigers 2B 376 44 109 18 54 4 .290 .336 .484 Did not pitch
PL Isamu Kida Nippon Ham Fighters P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 22 - 8 4 253.0 195 26 89 225 2.28

1981[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Tatsunori Hara Yomiuri Giants 3B 470 64 126 22 67 6 .268 .308 .483 Did not pitch
PL Hiromichi Ishige Seibu Lions SS 409 82 127 21 55 25 .311 .380 .531 Did not pitch

1982[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Tsunemi Tsuda Hiroshima Toyo Carp P 54 2 5 1 4 0 .093 .093 .148 11 - 6 0 166.2 166 28 45 114 3.89
PL Daijiro Oishi Kintetsu Buffaloes 2B 492 86 135 12 41 47 .274 .347 .384 Did not pitch

1983[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Hiromi Makihara Yomiuri Giants P 58 2 5 0 2 0 .086 .117 .103 12 - 9 1 184.0 165 19 66 124 3.67
PL Tadami Futamura Nippon Ham Fighters OF 294 37 83 13 35 6 .282 .324 .459 Did not pitch

1984[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Takehiko Kobayakawa Hiroshima Toyo Carp 1B 375 50 105 16 59 8 .280 .344 .459 Did not pitch
PL Hiromasa Fujita Hankyu Braves C 289 45 83 22 69 3 .287 .343 .557 Did not pitch

1985[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Jun Kawabata Hiroshima Toyo Carp P 46 7 15 0 2 1 .326 .347 .348 11 - 7 7 162.0 127 15 72 109 2.72
PL Terumitsu Kumano Hankyu Braves OF 386 74 114 14 60 13 .295 .369 .479 Did not pitch

1986[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Hiroshi Nagatomi Hiroshima Toyo Carp P 40 4 12 0 6 0 .300 .317 .400 10 - 2 2 121.1 100 10 28 124 3.04
PL Kazuhiro Kiyohara Seibu Lions 1B 404 66 123 31 78 6 .304 .392 .584 Did not pitch

1987[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Yukio Arai Yakult Swallows OF 372 52 112 9 38 2 .301 .360 .444 Did not pitch
PL Hideyuki Awano Kintetsu Buffaloes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 15 - 12 0 249.2 211 27 58 201 2.88

1988[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Kazuyoshi Tatsunami Chunichi Dragons SS 336 61 75 4 18 22 .223 .317 .310 Did not pitch
PL Ryoji Moriyama Seibu Lions P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 10 - 9 0 169.0 166 12 41 77 3.46

1989[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Kenji Tomashino Yakult Swallows 2B 429 57 113 5 27 32 .263 .334 .352 Did not pitch
PL Tsutomu Sakai Orix Braves P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 9 - 7 9 154.2 141 25 49 118 3.61

1990[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Tsuyoshi Yoda Chunichi Dragons P 15 1 1 0 1 0 .067 .125 .067 4 - 5 31 88.1 64 10 28 70 3.26
PL Hideo Nomo Kintetsu Buffaloes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 18 - 8 0 235.0 178 18 109 287 2.91

1991[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Koichi Morita Chunichi Dragons P 13 2 4 2 2 0 .308 .308 .769 10 - 3 17 89.0 78 10 26 78 3.03
PL Shigetoshi Hasegawa Orix BlueWave P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 12 - 9 1 185.0 184 15 50 111 3.55

1992[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Kimiyasu Kudo Seibu Lions SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- Did not pitch
PL Hiroshi Takamura Kintetsu Buffaloes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 13 - 9 0 180.0 156 26 71 153 3.15

1993[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Tomohito Ito Yakult Swallows P 38 1 7 0 3 0 .184 .184 .184 7 - 2 0 109.0 70 3 35 126 0.91
PL Kento Sugiyama Seibu Lions P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 7 - 2 5 74.0 68 6 29 82 2.80

1994[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Keiichi Yabu Hanshin Tigers P 56 1 10 0 2 0 .179 .217 .214 9 - 9 0 181.1 174 12 42 110 3.18
PL Hidekazu Watanabe Fukuoka Daiei Hawks P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 8 - 4 0 95.2 102 7 36 64 3.20

1995[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Yasuyuki Yamauchi Hiroshima Toyo Carp P 57 0 4 0 3 0 .070 .070 .070 14 - 10 0 163.1 145 14 67 123 3.03
PL Masafumi Hirai Orix BlueWave P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 15 - 5 27 85.1 77 1 14 82 2.32

1996[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Toshihisa Nishi Yomiuri Giants 3B 403 70 109 7 24 17 .270 .333 .370 Did not pitch
PL Makoto Kaneko Nippon Ham Fighters 2B 395 50 103 4 33 15 .261 .307 .337 Did not pitch

1997[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Toshikazu Sawazaki Hiroshima Toyo Carp P 43 1 12 0 6 0 .279 .311 .349 12 - 8 0 156.1 162 23 47 106 3.74
PL Makoto Kosaka Chiba Lotte Marines 2B 499 66 130 1 30 56 .261 .329 .323 Did not pitch

1998[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Kenshin Kawakami Chunichi Dragons P 59 3 6 1 6 0 .102 .115 .203 14 - 6 0 161.1 123 14 51 124 2.57
PL Tatsuya Ozeki Seibu Lions OF 322 44 91 3 24 15 .283 .358 .370 Did not pitch

1999[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Koji Uehara Yomiuri Giants P 73 2 6 0 1 0 .082 .118 .082 20 - 4 0 197.2 153 12 24 179 2.09
PL Daisuke Matsuzaka Seibu Lions P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 16 - 5 0 180.0 124 14 87 151 2.60

2000[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Tatsuhiko Kinjo Yokohama BayStars 3B 419 60 145 3 36 8 .346 .402 .425 Did not pitch
PL Not Awarded Not Available

2001[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Norihiro Akahoshi Hanshin Tigers OF 438 70 128 1 23 39 .292 .372 .338 Did not pitch
PL Masanobu Okubo Orix BlueWave P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 7 - 5 14 94.0 68 8 32 93 2.68

2002[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Masanori Ishikawa Yakult Swallows P 55 2 9 0 2 0 .164 .164 .164 12 - 9 0 178.1 183 20 29 104 3.33
PL Itsuki Shoda Nippon Ham Fighters P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 9 11 0 156.2 145 12 37 90 3.45

2003[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Hiroshi Kisanuki Yomiuri Giants P 56 0 4 0 0 0 .071 .071 .089 10 - 7 0 175.0 168 18 44 180 3.34
PL Tsuyoshi Wada Daiei Hawks P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 14 - 5 0 189.0 165 26 61 195 3.38

2004[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Ryo Kawashima Yakult Swallows P 49 3 10 0 3 0 .204 .220 .204 10 - 4 0 139.1 115 26 39 128 3.17
PL Koji Mise Daiei Hawks P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .--- .--- .--- 4 - 3 28 67.2 47 6 19 71 3.06

2005[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Norichika Aoki Yakult Swallows OF 588 100 202 3 28 29 .344 .387 .417 Did not pitch
PL Yasutomo Kubo Chiba Lotte Marines P 6 1 2 0 2 0 .333 .333 .500 10 - 3 0 121.2 120 13 26 84 3.40

2006[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Eishin Soyogi Hiroshima Toyo Carp IF 450 78 138 8 36 13 .289 .332 .422 Did not pitch
PL Tomoya Yagi Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters P 26 1 1 0 1 0 .143 .143 .286 12 - 8 0 170.2 134 12 51 108 2.48

2007[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Keiji Uezono Hanshin Tigers P 21 0 1 0 1 0 .048 .087 .048 8 - 5 0 85.7 70 9 32 83 2.42
PL Masahiro Tanaka Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 11 - 7 0 186.3 183 17 68 196 3.82

2008[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Tetsuya Yamaguchi Yomiuri Giants P 5 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 11 - 2 2 73.7 61 3 12 69 2.32
PL Satoshi Komatsu Orix Buffaloes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 15 - 3 0 172.3 134 14 42 151 2.51

2009[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Tetsuya Matsumoto Yomiuri Giants OF 372 55 109 0 15 16 .293 .338 .328 Did not pitch
PL Tadashi Settsu Softbank Hawks P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 5 - 2 0 79.7 51 3 35 102 1.47

2010[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Hisayoshi Chono Yomiuri Giants OF 430 66 124 19 52 12 .288 .330 .491 Did not pitch
PL Ryo Sakakibara Nippon Ham Fighters P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 10 - 1 0 72 60 3 11 54 2.63

2011[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Hirokazu Sawamura Yomiuri Giants P 52 2 4 0 2 0 .077 .127 .096 11 - 11 0 200 149 14 45 174 2.03
PL Kazuhisa Makita Seibu Lions P 6 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 5 - 7 22 127 1/3 105 5 19 86 2.61

2012[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Yusuke Nomura Hiroshima Carp P 42 0 4 0 2 0 .095 .174 .119 9 - 11 0 172 2/3 143 6 52 103 1.98
PL Naoya Masuda Chiba Lotte Marines P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 2 - 2 0 75 1/3 61 2 19 57 1.67

2013[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Yasuhiro Ogawa Yakult Swallows P 54 1 5 3 0 0 .093 .093 .148 16 - 4 0 178 155 9 45 135 2.93
PL Takahiro Norimoto Rakuten Golden Eagles P 7 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .125 .000 15 - 8 0 170 142 14 51 134 3.34

2014[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Daichi Osera Hiroshima Carp P 53 4 5 0 3 0 .094 .127 .151 10 - 8 0 151 165 20 40 116 4.05
PL Ayumu Ishikawa Chiba Lotte Marines P 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 10 - 8 0 160 165 10 37 111 3.43

2015[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Yasuaki Yamasaki Yokohama BayStars P Did not bat 2 - 4 37 56 1/3 38 2 11 66 1.92
PL Kohei Arihara Nippon Ham Fighters P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 8 - 6 0 103 1/3 113 13 32 81 4.79

2016[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Shun Takayama Hanshin Tigers OF 494 48 136 8 65 5 .275 .316 .391 Did not pitch
PL Hirotoshi Takanashi Nippon Ham Fighters P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 10 - 2 0 109 2/3 79 6 36 86 2.38

2017[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Yota Kyoda Chunichi Dragons SS 564 67 149 4 36 23 .264 .297 .355 Did not pitch
PL Sosuke Genda Seibu Lions SS 575 85 155 3 57 37 .270 .317 .351 Did not pitch

2018[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Katsuki Azuma Yokohama BayStars P 45 0 4 0 1 0 .089 .111 .109 11 -5 0 154 130 13 42 155 2.45
PL Kazuki Tanaka Rakuten Golden Eagles OF 423 67 112 18 45 21 .265 .323 .423 Did not pitch

2019[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Munetaka Murakami Yakult Swallows 1B 511 76 118 36 96 5 .231 .332 .481 Did not pitch
PL Rei Takahashi Softbank Hawks P 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 12 - 6 0 143 114 10 49 73 3.34

2020[edit]

League Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
CL Masato Morishita Hiroshima Carp P 39 0 6 0 3 0 .154 .175 .205 10 - 3 0 122 2/3 102 6 32 124 1.91
PL Kaima Taira Seibu Lions P Did not bat 1 - 0 1 53 22 2 29 62 1.87