Japanese Baseball: A Statistical Handbook
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Japanese Baseball: A Statistical Handbook

by Daniel E. Johnson, Wally Yonamine
     
 

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This book—the first in the English language to contain an exhaustive collection of Japanese baseball data—presents basic statistical information and listings for every Japanese professional baseball season from 1936 through 1997. The first part contains yearly breakdowns of team standings; qualifiers for batting and earned run championships; leaders in

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Overview

This book—the first in the English language to contain an exhaustive collection of Japanese baseball data—presents basic statistical information and listings for every Japanese professional baseball season from 1936 through 1997. The first part contains yearly breakdowns of team standings; qualifiers for batting and earned run championships; leaders in home runs, runs batted in, wins and strikeouts; all-star game results; Japan Series results; Best Nine selections; Gold Glove selections; and award winners. Sections on career records and single-season records are provided in the second part of this work. Appendices list no-hit, no-run games, Japanese Hall of Famers, and records of foreign tours of Japan by professional teams.

Editorial Reviews

ARBA
the American public deserves exposure to this book in public and school libraries, as do sports and fitness majors and researchers in academic institutions
USA Today Sports Weekly
all the names and numbers you'll need are in this year-by-year statistical summary of baseball in the Land of the Rising Sun
Sports Collectors Digest
the first book in the English language to contain an exhaustive collection of data on baseball in Japan

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786428410
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
07/05/2006
Pages:
365
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Writer Daniel E. Johnson is currently in Penngrove, California. He completed much of his research for this work at the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame's library.

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