Hanshin Tigers win the Central League for the first time in 18 years

The Hanshin Tigers, the most popular team in Japanese professional baseball along with the Yomiuri Giants, won the Central League championship for the first time in 18 years.안전놀이터

Hanshin won 4-3 in the home game against Yomiuri in the 2023 Japan Professional Baseball League held at Koshien Stadium on the 14th.

As a result, Hanshin recorded a season record of 80 wins, 4 draws, and 44 losses, and was confirmed to win the Central League regardless of the results of the remaining games against Hiroshima, which was in second place, 13 games behind. It has been 18 years since Hanshin won the regular season in 2005.

Hanshin, which has confirmed its advancement to the postseason, will advance directly to the Climax Series final stage and compete with the winner of the 2nd and 3rd place teams for a ticket to the Japan Series.

Founded in 1935, Hanshin is based in Hyogo Prefecture, located right next to Osaka, Japan’s second largest city, and is the most popular club representing the Kansai region. However, they have only won the Japan Series once, in 1985.

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