Japan's Pro Baseball Leagues

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2015 Pro Baseball Season
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2014 Pro Baseball Season
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2013 Pro Baseball Season

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2012 Pro Baseball Season
Post 2012 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

2012 Japan Series

  • Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs. Yomiuri Giants

2012 Pro Baseball Spring Camp

2012 Pro Baseball Schedule



Post 2011 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

2011 Japan Series

  • Chunichi Dragons vs. Chiba Lotte Marines

2011 Pro Baseball All Star Games

2011 Pro Baseball Season

2011 Pro Baseball Spring Camp

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Post 2010 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

2010 Japan Series

  • Chunichi Dragons vs. Chiba Lotte Marines

2010 Pro Baseball All Star Games

2010 Pro Baseball Season

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Post 2009 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

2009 Japan Series

  • Tokyo Yomiuri Giants vs. Seibu Lions

2009 Pro Baseball All Star Games

2009 Pro Baseball Season

2009 Pro Baseball Spring Camp

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2008 Japan Series

  • Tokyo Yomiuri Giants vs. Seibu Lions

2008 Pro Baseball All Star Games

2008 Pro Baseball Season

2008 Pro Baseball Spring Camp

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Post 2007 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

2007 Japan Series

  • Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs. Chunchi Dragons

2007 Pro Baseball All Star Games

2007 Pro Baseball Season

2007 Pro Baseball Spring Camp

2007 Pro Baseball Schedule



Post 2006 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

2006 Japan Series

  • Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs. Chunchi Dragons

2006 Pro Baseball All Star Games

2006 Pro Baseball Season

2006 Pro Baseball Spring Camp

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Post 2005 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

2005 Japan Series

  • Chiba Lotte Marines vs. Hanshin Tigers

2005 Pro Baseball All Star Games

2005 Pro Baseball Season

2005 Pro Baseball Spring Camp

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Post 2004 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

2004 Japan Series

  • Seibu Lions vs. Chunichi Dragons

2004 Pro Baseball All Star Games

2004 Pro Baseball Season

2004 Pro Baseball Spring Camp

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Post 2003 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

2003 Japan Series

  • Fukuoka Daiei Hawks vs. Hanshin Tigers

2003 Pro Baseball All Star Games

2003 Pro Baseball Season

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Post 2002 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

2002 US-Japan All Star Series

2002 Japan Series

  • Seibu Lions vs. Tokyo Giants

2002 Pro Baseball All Star Games

2002 Pro Baseball Season

2002 Pro Baseball Spring Camp

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Post 2001 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

2001 Japan Series

  • Yakult Swallows vs. Kintetsu Buffaloes

2001 Pro Baseball All Star Games

2001 Pro Baseball Season

2001 Pro Baseball Spring Camp

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Post 2000 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

2000 US-Japan All Star Series

2000 Japan Series

  • Tokyo Yomiuri Giants vs. Fukuoka Daiei Hawks

2000 Pro Baseball All Star Games

2000 Pro Baseball Season

2000 Pro Baseball Spring Camp

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Post 1999 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

1999 Japan Series

  • Chunichi Dragons vs. Fukuoka Daiei Hawks

1999 Pro Baseball All Star Games

1999 Pro Baseball Season

1999 Pro Baseball Spring Camp

1999 Pro Baseball Schedule



Post 1998 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

1998 Japan Series

  • Yokohama BayStars vs. Seibu Lions

1998 Super Major Series in Japan
  • Japan all-stars vs. US all-stars

1998 Pro Baseball All Star Games

1998 Pro Baseball Season

1998 Pro Baseball Spring Camp

1998 Pro Baseball Schedule



Post 1997 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

1997 Japan Series

  • Yakult Swallows vs. Seibu Lions

1997 Pro Baseball All Star Games

1997 Pro Baseball Season
* 130 games have been increased to 135 games.
* 2 new domed stadiums have opened. One is in Nagoya and the other in Osaka.

* A record number non-Japanese are registered at the beginning of the season, or 46.

* America, Mike DiMuro became the first non-Japanese umpire, but he left the country in June.

1997 Pro Baseball Spring Camp



Post 1996 Pro Baseball Season in Japan

1996 Pro Baseball Season

  • Central League

  • Pacific League

1996 Japan Series
  • Orix Blue Wave vs. Tokyo Giants

1996 Pro Baseball All Star Games

1996 Super Major Series in Japan

  • Japan all-stars vs. US all-stars

1996 Pro Baseball Spring Camp



Japanese Players in the US Major Leagues

KAZUHISA ISHII
HIDEKI IRABU
SHIGETOSHI HASEGAWA
TAKASHI KASHIWADA in 1997 with the New York Mets

MASAO KIDA in 1998 to 2000 with the Detroit Tigers

HIDEKI MATSUI
KAZUO MATSUI
DAISUKE MATSUZAKA
HIDEO NOMO
KAZUHIRO SASAKI
TSUYOSHI SHINJO
ICHIRO SUZUKI
MAC SUZUKI
MASATO YOSHII


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