1999 Nippon Professional Baseball season

The 1999 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the 50th season of operation for the league.

1999 NPB season
LeagueNippon Professional Baseball
SportBaseball
Regular Season
Season MVPCL: Shigeki Noguchi (CHU)
PL: Kimiyasu Kudoh (DAI)
League Postseason
CL championsChunichi Dragons
  CL runners-upYomiuri Giants
PL championsFukuoka Daiei Hawks
  PL runners-upSeibu Lions
Japan Series
ChampionsFukuoka Daiei Hawks
  Runners-upChunichi Dragons
Finals MVPKoji Akiyama (DAI)
NPB seasons

Regular season standingsEdit

Central LeagueEdit

Central League[1] G W L T Pct. GB
Chunichi Dragons 135 81 54 0 .600 --
Yomiuri Giants 135 75 60 0 .556 6.0
Yokohama BayStars 135 71 64 0 .526 10.0
Yakult Swallows 135 66 69 0 .489 15.0
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 135 57 78 0 .422 24.0
Hanshin Tigers 135 55 80 0 .407 26.0

Pacific LeagueEdit

Pacific League[2] G W L T Pct. GB
Fukuoka Daiei Hawks 135 78 54 3 .591 --
Seibu Lions 135 75 59 1 .560 4.0
Orix BlueWave 135 68 65 2 .511 10.5
Chiba Lotte Marines 135 63 70 2 .474 15.5
Nippon-Ham Fighters 135 60 73 2 .451 18.5
Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes 135 54 77 4 .412 23.5

Japan SeriesEdit

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Hawks – 3, Dragons – 0 October 23 Fukuoka Dome 36,199[3]
2 Hawks – 2, Dragons – 8 October 24 Fukuoka Dome 36,305[3]
3 Dragons – 0, Hawks – 5 October 26 Nagoya Dome 37,832[3]
4 Dragons – 0, Hawks – 3 October 27 Nagoya Dome 37,898[3]
5 Dragons – 4, Hawks – 6 October 28 Nagoya Dome 38,011[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://npb.jp/bis/yearly/centralleague_1999.html
  2. ^ http://npb.jp/bis/yearly/pacificleague_1999.html
  3. ^ a b c d e 1999年度日本シリーズ 試合結果 (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved January 9, 2018.