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2002 Nippon Professional Baseball season

The 2002 Nippon Professional Baseball season ended with the Yomiuri Giants defeating the Seibu Lions in the 2002 Japan Series 4 games to 0.

2002 NPB season
LeagueNippon Professional Baseball
SportBaseball
Regular Season
Season MVPCL: Hideki Matsui (YOM)
PL: Alex Cabrera (SEI)
League Postseason
CL championsYomiuri Giants
  CL runners-upChunichi Dragons
PL championsSeibu Lions
  PL runners-upOsaka Kintetsu Buffaloes
Fukuoka Daiei Hawks
Japan Series
ChampionsYomiuri Giants
  Runners-upSeibu Lions
Finals MVPTomohiro Nioka (Yomiuri Giants)
NPB seasons

Contents

StandingsEdit

Central LeagueEdit

Central League[1] G W L T Pct. GB
Yomiuri Giants 140 86 52 2 .623 -
Yakult Swallows 140 74 62 4 .544 11.0
Chunichi Dragons 140 69 66 5 .511 15.5
Hanshin Tigers 140 66 70 4 .485 19.0
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 140 64 72 4 .471 21.0
Yokohama BayStars 140 49 86 5 .363 35.5

Pacific LeagueEdit

Pacific League[2] G W L T Pct. GB
Seibu Lions 140 90 49 1 .647 -
Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes 140 73 65 2 .529 16.5
Fukuoka Daiei Hawks 140 73 65 2 .529 16.5
Chiba Lotte Marines 140 67 72 1 .482 23.0
Nippon-Ham Fighters 140 61 76 3 .445 28.0
Orix BlueWave 140 50 87 3 .365 39.0

Japan SeriesEdit

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Giants – 4, Lions – 1 October 26 Tokyo Dome 45,107[3]
2 Giants – 9, Lions – 4 October 27 Tokyo Dome 45,223[3]
3 Lions – 2, Giants – 10 October 29 Seibu Dome 30,933[3]
4 Lions – 2, Giants – 6 October 30 Seibu Dome 31,072[3]

League leadersEdit

Central LeagueEdit

Pacific LeagueEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://npb.jp/bis/yearly/centralleague_2002.html
  2. ^ http://npb.jp/bis/yearly/pacificleague_2002.html
  3. ^ a b c d 2002年度日本シリーズ 試合結果 (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved February 19, 2018.