Hanshin Tigers win Central League title for first time in 18 years
The Hanshin Tigers, the most popular Japanese professional baseball team along with the Yomiuri Giants, won the Central League title for the first time in 18 years.
Hanshin won 4-3 at home against Yomiuri in the 2023 Japanese Professional Baseball at Koshien Stadium on the 14th.스포츠토토
As a result, Hanshin recorded 80 wins, 4 draws, and 44 losses in the season, confirming the Central League title regardless of the results of the remaining match against Hiroshima, which is 13 games behind. It is the first time in 18 years that Hanshin has won the regular season title since 2005.
Hanshin, who has confirmed its advance to the postseason, will go straight to the final stage of the Climax Series and compete with the winners of the second and third-place teams for tickets to the Japan Series.
Founded in 1935, Hanshin is based in Hyogo Prefecture, right next to Osaka, Japan’s second-largest city, and is the most popular club representing the Kansai region. However, he won the Japan Series only once in 1985.