1991 Nippon Professional Baseball season

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1991 NPB season
LeagueNippon Professional Baseball
SportBaseball
Regular Season
Season MVPCL: Shinji Sasaoka (HIR)
PL: Taigen Kaku (SEI)
League Postseason
CL championsHiroshima Toyo Carp
  CL runners-upChunichi Dragons
PL championsSeibu Lions
  PL runners-upKintetsu Buffaloes
Japan Series
ChampionsSeibu Lions
  Runners-upHiroshima Toyo Carp
Finals MVPKoji Akiyama (SEI)
NPB seasons

The 1991 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the 42nd season of operation for the league.

Regular season standings[edit]

Central League[edit]

Central League[1] G W L T Pct. GB
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 132 74 56 2 .569 --
Chunichi Dragons 131 71 59 1 .546 3.0
Yakult Swallows 132 67 63 2 .515 7.0
Yomiuri Giants 130 66 64 0 .508 8.0
Yokohama Taiyo Whales 131 64 66 1 .492 10.0
Hanshin Tigers 130 48 82 0 .369 26.0

Pacific League[edit]

Pacific League[2] G W L T Pct. GB
Seibu Lions 130 81 43 6 .653 --
Kintetsu Buffaloes 130 77 48 5 .616 4.5
Orix BlueWave 130 64 63 3 .504 18.5
Nippon-Ham Fighters 130 53 72 5 .424 28.5
Fukuoka Daiei Hawks 130 53 73 4 .421 29.0
Lotte Orions 130 48 77 5 .384 33.5

Japan Series[edit]

PL Seibu Lions (4) vs. CL Hiroshima Toyo Carp (3)

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance 
1 October 19 Hiroshima Toyo Carp - 3, Seibu Lions – 11 Seibu Lions Stadium 2:48 31,770[3] 
2 October 20 Hiroshima Toyo Carp – 4, Seibu Lions – 2 Seibu Lions Stadium 3:11 31,903[3] 
3 October 22 Seibu Lions – 1, Hiroshima Toyo Carp – 0 Hiroshima Municipal Stadium 3:37 27,713[3] 
4 October 23 Seibu Lions – 3, Hiroshima Toyo Carp – 7 Hiroshima Municipal Stadium 3:06 28,591[3] 
5 October 24 Seibu Lions - 0, Hiroshima Toyo Carp - 3 Hiroshima Municipal Stadium 2:51 28,669[3] 
6 October 26 Hiroshima Toyo Carp - 1, Seibu Lions - 6 Seibu Lions Stadium 3:03 31,900[3] 
7 October 28 Hiroshima Toyo Carp - 1, Seibu Lions - 7 Seibu Lions Stadium 3:20 32,011[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 一般社団法人日本野球機構. "年度別成績 1991年 セントラル・リーグ".
  2. ^ 一般社団法人日本野球機構. "年度別成績 1991年 パシフィック・リーグ".
  3. ^ a b c d e f g 1991年度日本シリーズ 試合結果 (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved February 13, 2018.