1986 Japanese League Baseball Season Roster

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  • Deuce: Tight Central League and Pacific League pennant races with 2 Triple Crown winners
  • Rising Sons: 21 ex-Major Leaguers, 9 Japanese Hall of Famers in this set
  • Twice as nice: Rated to play as two 6-team divisions or with 1985-87 Major Leagues
Full Summary

Strat-O-Matic reaches across the Pacific to represent professional baseball in its best Japanese form, a historically significant season featuring tremendous pennant races in the Central League and Pacific League and awesome individual feats.

The Hiroshima Toyo Carp (98-62) and Yomiuri Giants (97-63) vie for the Central League pennant. The champion Seibu Lions (93-67) and Kintetsu Buffaloes (89-71) contend in the Pacific League … American Randy Bass (.359-31-115) and Japanese Hall of Famer Hiromitsu Ochiai (.329-33-118) each won their league’s Triple Crowns. Bass set a still-standing record for the highest batting average in Japanese Baseball (.359 Major League equivalency).

You’ll find former Major Leaguers Bass, Warren Cromartie (.337-25-103), Dick Davis (.310-24-101), Leron Lee (.305-21-99), Greg “Boomer” Wells (.321-18-103) and more. Find out how they well they compete with Pacific League MVP Hiromichi Ishige (.302-18-94), Central League MVP Manabu Kitabeppu (24-6, 2.64) and nine members of the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame.

Player statistics have been adjusted for a 160-game season that can be played in stand-alone Japanese leagues or against Major League teams from 1985-87. The package also includes the three All-Star games and the Nippon Series teams, with lineups.

Requires Strat-O-Matic Baseball 2014 or higher to play. Season roster release new for 2014.

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