Lamigo Monkeys

From BR Bullpen


The Lamigo Monkeys were a team in the Chinese Professional Baseball League. They were formerly known as the La New Bears and changed their name in 2011. Their only manager was I-Chung Hong. He guided the team to a second-half title in 2011, but the team fell in the 2011 Taiwan Series. Hong guided them to a second-half championship in 2012 and to the 2012 Taiwan Series crown. They won again in the 2014 Taiwan Series, 2015 Taiwan Series, 2017 Taiwan Series, 2018 Taiwan Series and 2019 Taiwan Series.

In 2020, online retailer Rakuten took over ownership and the renamed the team the Rakuten Monkeys. Rakuten also owns the Rakuten Golden Eagles of Nippon Professional Baseball.


Official site