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2003 Nippon Professional Baseball season

The 2003 Nippon Professional Baseball season ended with the Daiei Hawks defeating the Hanshin Tigers in the 2003 Japan Series 4 games to 3.

2003 NPB season
LeagueNippon Professional Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationMarch 28 – October 27, 2003
Regular Season
Season MVPCL: Kei Igawa (HAN)
PL: Kenji Johjima (DAI)
League Postseason
CL championsHanshin Tigers
  CL runners-upChunichi Dragons
PL championsFukuoka Daiei Hawks
  PL runners-upSeibu Lions
Japan Series
ChampionsFukuoka Daiei Hawks
  Runners-upHanshin Tigers
Finals MVPToshiya Sugiuchi (DAI)
NPB seasons

StandingsEdit

Central LeagueEdit

Central League G W L T Pct. GB
Hanshin Tigers 140 87 51 2 0.629 --
Chunichi Dragons 140 73 66 1 0.525 14.5
Yomiuri Giants 140 71 66 3 0.518 15.5
Yakult Swallows 140 71 66 3 0.518 15.5
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 140 67 71 2 0.486 20.0
Yokohama BayStars 140 45 94 1 0.325 42.5

Pacific LeagueEdit

Pacific League G W L T Pct. GB
Daiei Hawks 140 82 55 3 0.596 --
Seibu Lions 140 77 61 2 0.557 5.5
Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes 140 74 64 2 0.536 8.5
Chiba Lotte Marines 140 68 69 3 0.496 14.0
Nippon-Ham Fighters 140 62 74 4 0.457 19.5
Orix BlueWave 140 48 88 4 0.357 33.5

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