2001 Nippon Professional Baseball season

2001 NPB season
League Nippon Professional Baseball
Sport Baseball
Regular Season
Season MVP CL: Roberto Petagine (YAK)
PL: Tuffy Rhodes (KIN)
League Postseason
CL champions Yakult Swallows
  CL runners-up Yomiuri Giants
PL champions Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes
  PL runners-up Fukuoka Daiei Hawks
Japan Series
Champions Yakult Swallows
  Runners-up Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes
Finals MVP Atsuya Furuta (Yakult Swallows)
NPB seasons

The 2001 Nippon Professional Baseball season ended with the Yakult Swallows defeating the Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes in the 2001 Japan Series 4 games to 1.

Standings

Central League

Central League[1] G W L T Pct.
Yakult Swallows 140 76 58 6 .567
Yomiuri Giants 140 75 63 2 .543
Yokohama BayStars 140 69 67 4 .507
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 140 68 65 7 .511
Chunichi Dragons 140 62 74 4 .456
Hanshin Tigers 140 57 80 3 .416

Pacific League

Pacific League[2] G W L T Pct. GB
Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes 140 78 60 2 .565 -
Fukuoka Daiei Hawks 140 76 63 1 .547 2.5
Seibu Lions 140 73 67 0 .521 6.0
Orix BlueWave 140 70 66 4 .515 7.0
Chiba Lotte Marines 140 64 74 2 .464 14.0
Nippon-Ham Fighters 140 57 80 3 .416 20.5

Japan Series

Yakult Swallows (4) vs. Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes (1)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Buffaloes – 0, Swallows – 7 October 20 Osaka Dome 33,837[3]
2 Buffaloes – 9, Swallows – 6 October 21 Osaka Dome 33,277[3]
3 Swallows – 9, Buffaloes – 2 October 23 Jingu Stadium 30,443[3]
4 Swallows – 2, Buffaloes – 1 October 24 Jingu Stadium 32,145[3]
5 Swallows – 4, Buffaloes – 2 October 25 Jingu Stadium 32,568[3]

League leaders

Central League

Pacific League

See also

References

  1. ^ http://npb.jp/bis/yearly/centralleague_2001.html
  2. ^ http://npb.jp/bis/yearly/pacificleague_2001.html
  3. ^ a b c d e 2001εΉ΄εΊ¦ζ—₯ζœ¬γ‚·γƒͺγƒΌγ‚Ίγ€€θ©¦εˆη΅ζžœ (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved May 12, 2010.


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