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2000 Nippon Professional Baseball season

The 2000 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the 51st season since the NPB was reorganized in 1950.

2000 NPB season
LeagueNippon Professional Baseball
SportBaseball
Regular Season
Season MVPCL: Hideki Matsui (YOM)
PL: Nobuhiko Matsunaka (DAI)
League Postseason
CL championsYomiuri Giants
  CL runners-upChunichi Dragons
PL championsFukuoka Daiei Hawks
  PL runners-upSeibu Lions
Japan Series
ChampionsYomiuri Giants
  Runners-upFukuoka Daiei Hawks
Finals MVPHideki Matsui (YOM)
NPB seasons

Contents

Regular season standingsEdit

Central LeagueEdit

Central League[1] G W L T Pct. GB
Yomiuri Giants 135 78 57 0 .578 --
Chunichi Dragons 135 70 65 0 .519 8.0
Yokohama BayStars 136 69 66 1 .512 9.0
Yakult Swallows 136 66 69 1 .489 12.0
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 136 65 70 1 .481 13.0
Hanshin Tigers 136 57 78 1 .422 21.0

Pacific LeagueEdit

Pacific League[2] G W L T Pct. GB
Fukuoka Daiei Hawks 135 73 60 2 .549 --
Seibu Lions 135 69 61 5 .531 2.5
Nippon-Ham Fighters 135 69 65 1 .515 4.5
Orix BlueWave 135 64 67 4 .489 8.0
Chiba Lotte Marines 135 62 67 6 .481 9.0
Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes 135 58 75 2 .436 15.0

Japan SeriesEdit

Yomiuri Giants (4) vs. Fukuoka Daiei Hawks (2)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Giants – 3, Hawks – 5 October 21 Tokyo Dome 43,848[3]
2 Giants – 3, Hawks – 8 October 22 Tokyo Dome 43,850[3]
3 Hawks – 3, Giants – 9 October 23 Fukuoka Dome 36,625[3]
4 Hawks – 1, Giants – 2 October 26 Fukuoka Dome 36,701[3]
5 Hawks – 0, Giants – 6 October 27 Fukuoka Dome 36,787[3]
6 Giants – 9, Hawks – 3 October 28 Tokyo Dome 44,033[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://npb.jp/bis/yearly/centralleague_2000.html
  2. ^ http://npb.jp/bis/yearly/pacificleague_2000.html
  3. ^ a b c d e f 2000年度日本シリーズ 試合結果 (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved May 12, 2010.