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1993 NPB All-Star Game

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The 1993 NPB All-Star Games featured two contests, and both leagues won once. Coincidently, the score of these two games were the same - 10-8.

Game 1[edit]

Game 1 was held on July 20 at Tokyo Dome in front of 43,366 fans. This game was fill of homers, and Kazuhiro Kiyohara was named the MVP for his game-winning solo shot in the 9th inning off Hiroshi Ishige; he was 4-for-4 with 3 RBI and 3 runs scored. Teammate Makoto Sasaki also blasted a game-tying solo shot in the same inning while having a 3-for-5 record and 3 runs scored, and Kazunori Yamamoto had another homer for the PL in the 5th inning. The CL's highlight was Hiromitsu Ochiai, who crushed two homers - one apiece in the 3rd inning and 9th inning. Katsumi Hirosawa also went 2-for-3 with 3 runs scored, and a homer in the 5th inning. Katsuyoshi Murata was the only pitcher in both sides who didn't allow any runs.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pacific 2 1 0 2 0 0 5 0 0 10 14 0
Central 0 0 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 8 12 0

Players used[edit]

Pacific League Starting Lineup

  1. Makoto Sasaki, RF (Daiei Hawks)
  2. Hatsuhiko Tsuji, 2B (Seibu Lions)
  3. Matt Winters, DH (Nippon Ham Fighters)
  4. Kazuhiro Kiyohara, 1B (Seibu)
  5. Kazunori Yamamoto, LF (Daiei)
  6. Koji Akiyama, CF (Seibu)
  7. Atsushi Kataoka, 3B (Nippon Ham)
  8. Fujio Tamura, C (Nippon Ham)
  9. Tetsuro Hirose, SS (Nippon Ham)

Backups Used

Manager

Coaches

Central League Starting Lineup

  1. Kenjiro Nomura, SS (Hiroshima Carp)
  2. Tomonori Maeda, CF (Hiroshima)
  3. Thomas O'Malley, DH (Hanshin Tigers)
  4. Hiromitsu Ochiai, 1B (Chunichi Dragons)
  5. Jack Howell, 3B (Yakult Swallows)
  6. Katsumi Hirosawa, RF (Yakult)
  7. Sadaaki Yoshimura, LF (Yomiuri Giants)
  8. Atsuya Furuta, C (Yakult)
  9. Yutaka Wada, 2B (Hanshin)

Backups Used

Manager

Coaches

Umpires[edit]

Game 2[edit]

Game 2 took place at Kobe Sports Park Baseball Stadium July 21 with an attendance of 28,992. Like the first game, Game 2 was a batter's contest. The CL's Tom O'Malley was 4-for-5, with a homer off Yoshinori Sato, to win the MVP, and Wada also went 4-for-5 with 2 RBI. The PL also had sluggers, as red-hot Kiyohara blasted the second homer of the event against Hiroki Nomura, and Bryant also collected three RBI with a 2-run shot off Masahiro Yamamoto in the 5th inning. The best pitcher in this game was Satoru Komiyama, who struck out four batters in his 2 1/3 shutout innings.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Central 2 1 0 2 0 0 5 0 0 10 14 0
Pacific 0 0 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 8 12 0

Players used[edit]

Central League Starting Lineup

  1. Wada, 2B
  2. Maeda, CF
  3. O'Malley, 1B
  4. Ochiai, DH
  5. Eto, 3B
  6. Paciorek, LF
  7. Furuya, C
  8. Hatayama, RF
  9. Hitoshi Taneda, SS (Chunichi)

Backups Used

Pacific League Starting Lineup

  1. Akiyama, CF
  2. Oishi, 2B
  3. Bryant, RF
  4. Kiyohara, 1B
  5. Ishii, DH
  6. Takahashi, CF
  7. Ishige 3B
  8. Itoh, C (Nippon Ham)
  9. Uno, SS

Backups Used

Umpires[edit]

Sources[edit]

Nippon Professional Baseball's All-Star Game

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