The Nippon Ham Fighters beat the Hiroshima Carp 10-4 tonight and recorded their third Nippon Series Championship, first in ten years. They are the first team since the Yomiuri Giants in 2000 to win a championship on four straight wins after losing the first two games.
Hideki Kuriyama was tossed into the air eight times, Masaru Takeda three times.
2016 Nippon Series Awards
[UPDATE 11/26 @ 11:50pm]
The Dogin Regional Research Institute released a report in their latest newsletter that claims the economic impact of the Fighters winning the Nippon Series for the Hokkaido region will be over twenty-six billion yen in 2016.