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1987 Nippon Professional Baseball season

The 1987 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the 38th season of operation for the league.

1987 NPB season
LeagueNippon Professional Baseball
SportBaseball
Regular Season
Season MVPCL: Kazuhiro Yamakura (YOM)
PL: Osamu Higashio (SEI)
League Postseason
CL championsYomiuri Giants
  CL runners-upChunichi Dragons
PL championsSeibu Lions
  PL runners-upHankyu Braves
Japan Series
ChampionsSeibu Lions
  Runners-upYomiuri Giants
Finals MVPKimiyasu Kudoh (SEI)
NPB seasons

Contents

Regular season standingsEdit

Central LeagueEdit

Central League[1] G W L T Pct. GB
Yomiuri Giants 130 76 43 11 .639 --
Chunichi Dragons 130 68 51 11 .571 8.0
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 130 65 55 10 .542 11.5
Yakult Swallows 130 58 64 8 .475 19.5
Yokohama Taiyo Whales 130 56 68 6 .452 22.5
Hanshin Tigers 130 41 83 6 .331 37.5

Pacific LeagueEdit

Pacific League[2] G W L T Pct. GB
Seibu Lions 130 71 45 14 .612 --
Hankyu Braves 130 64 56 10 .533 9.0
Nippon-Ham Fighters 130 63 60 7 .512 11.5
Nankai Hawks 130 57 63 10 .475 16.0
Lotte Orions 130 51 65 14 .440 20.0
Kintetsu Buffaloes 130 52 69 9 .430 21.5

Japan SeriesEdit

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Lions – 3, Giants – 7 October 25 Seibu Lions Stadium 32,365[3]
2 Lions – 6, Giants – 0 October 26 Seibu Lions Stadium 32,434[3]
3 Giants – 1, Lions – 2 October 28 Korakuen Stadium 40,608[3]
4 Giants – 4, Lions – 0 October 29 Korakuen Stadium 40,829[3]
5 Giants – 1, Lions – 3 October 30 Korakuen Stadium 41,383[3]
6 Lions – 3, Giants – 1 November 1 Seibu Lions Stadium 32,323[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 一般社団法人日本野球機構. "年度別成績 1987年 セントラル・リーグ | NPB.jp 日本野球機構". npb.jp. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  2. ^ 一般社団法人日本野球機構. "年度別成績 1987年 パシフィック・リーグ | NPB.jp 日本野球機構". npb.jp. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d e f 1987年日本シリーズ試合結果 (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved April 8, 2018.