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1986 NPB All-Star Game

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There were three 1986 NPB All-Star Games, and the Pacific League won twice while the Central League won another.

Game 1[edit]

Game 1 took place at Korakuen Stadium, with an attendance of 39,868. Kazunori Yamamoto attended the All-Star for the first time in his 11th season, and he was 2-for-4 with a clutch go-ahead RBI double in the 5th inning to win the MVP. Hiromi Matsunaga also collected 2 RBI with a single in the 4th inning, and Daijiro Oishi blasted the first homer for the PL in the 7th inning. Kimiyasu Kudo struck out 6 in his 3 shutout innings, and Yoshiaki Ishimoto also pitched 3 innings with 4 Ks to get the win. The CL's Yutaka Takagi was 2-for-3 and drove in half of their 4 runs with a 2-run shot in the 4th inning.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Central 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 4 10 0
Pacific 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 x 6 10 0

Players used[edit]

Central League Starting Lineup

  1. Ken Hirano, CF (Chunichi Dragons)
  2. Kazunori Shinozuka, 2B (Yomiuri Giants)
  3. Koji Yamamoto, LF (Hiroshima Carp)
  4. Randy Bass, 1B (Hanshin Tigers)
  5. Tatsunori Hara, 3B (Yomiuri)
  6. Sadaaki Yoshimura, RF (Yomiuri)
  7. Yutaka Takagi, SS (Taiyo Whales)
  8. Kazuhiro Yamakura, C (Yomiuri)
  9. Daisuke Araki, P (Yakult Swallows)

Backups Used

Manager

Coaches

Pacific League Starting Lineup

  1. Daijiro Oishi, 2B (Kintetsu Buffaloes)
  2. Kazunori Yamamoto, RF (Nankai Hawks)
  3. Hiromitsu Ochiai, 3B (Lotte Orions)
  4. Greg Wells, 1B (Hankyu Braves)
  5. Koji Akiyama, CF (Seibu Lions)
  6. Hiromi Matsunaga, LF (Hankyu)
  7. Hiromichi Ishige, SS (Seibu)
  8. Tsutomu Itoh, C (Seibu)
  9. Kimiyasu Kudo, P (Seibu)

Backups Used

Manager

Coaches

Umpires[edit]

Game 2[edit]

Game 2 was held July 20 in front of 28,188 fans at Osaka Stadium. Rookie Kazuhiro Kiyohara blasted a game-tying solo shot off Kazuhiko Endo to win MVP, and Kazunori Yamamoto also had another solo shot in the 3rd inning. The CL's Yoshihiko Takahashi was 2-for-3 with a triple to get two RBI, and Ken Hirano collected 3 hits. In the bottom of 11th inning, Tatsunori Hara made a fatal error while catching Koji Akiyama's grounder, and the PL took the win.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Central 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 14 1
Pacific 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 11 0

Players used[edit]

Central League Starting Lineup

  1. Mayumi, RF
  2. Takagi, SS
  3. Hara, 3B
  4. Bass, 1B
  5. Okada, 2B
  6. Yoshimura, CF
  7. Kato, LF
  8. Kido, C
  9. Tadashi Sugimoto, P (Chunichi)

Backups used

Pacific League Starting Lineup

  1. Oishi, 2B
  2. Yamamoto, RF
  3. Ochiai, 3B
  4. Wells, 1B
  5. Ishimine, LF
  6. Akiyama, CF
  7. Matsunaga, SS
  8. Tamura, C
  9. Yoshiaki Nishikawa, P (Nankai)

Backups Used

Umpires[edit]

Game 3[edit]

Game 3 was held July 22 in front of 26,384 fans at Hiroshima Municipal Baseball Stadium. The CL's Sadaaki Yoshimura blasted a sayonara, 2-run homer in the 10th inning to win the MVP, and he also hit another homer in the 2nd inning. The PL's highlight was Ishige who collected 4 hits, and Ochiai also blasted a homer.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Pacific 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 9 1
Central 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 11 0

Players used[edit]

Pacific League Starting Lineup

  1. Ishige, SS
  2. Takazawa, CF
  3. Ochiai, 3B
  4. Wells, 1B
  5. Ishimine, RF
  6. Matsunaga, LF
  7. Tamura, C
  8. Tsuji, 2B
  9. Choji Murata, P (Lotte)

Backups Used

  • Kanamori, LF
  • Fukumoto, LF
  • Akiyama, CF
  • Kiyohara, 1B
  • Nashida, C
  • Tao, RF
  • Oishi, 2B
  • Itoh, 2B
  • Yamamoto, RF
  • Ishimoto, P
  • Watanabe, P
  • Shibata, P
  • Kazuyuki Ono, P

Central League Starting Lineup

  1. Takahashi, SS
  2. Kato, CF
  3. Osanai, 1B
  4. Yamamoto, LF
  5. Yoshimura, RF
  6. Kinugasa, 3B
  7. Shinozuka, 2B
  8. Tatsukawa, C
  9. Kazuhisa Kawaguchi, P (Chunichi)

Backups used

  • Kawato, PH
  • Hirano, CF
  • Okada, 2B
  • Yamakura, C
  • Takagi, PH
  • Kido, C
  • Bass, 1B
  • Mayumi, PH
  • Hara, 3B
  • Takashi Nishimoto, P (Yomiuri)
  • Kaneishi, P
  • Kato, P
  • Tsuda, P
  • Yamamoto, P

Umpires[edit]

  • Teramoto (Home), Maekawa (1B), Maruyama (2B), Matsuhashi (3B), Takagi (LF), Ino (RF)

Sources[edit]

Nippon Professional Baseball's All-Star Game

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