Kimiyasu Kudo: Did You Know

Kudo picked up his 200th managerial victory on May 23, 2017 and became just the sixth person in NPB history to record at least 200 wins as a pitcher and at least 200 wins as a manager.

200 Pitching Wins/200 Managerial Wins (name, manager wins-pitcher wins)

  • Osamu Higashio, 489-251
  • Masaichi Kaneda, 471-400
  • Kazuhisa Inao, 431-276
  • Tadashi Wakabayashi, 390-237
  • Minoru Murayama, 241-222
  • Kimiyasu Kudo, 200-224

Kudo recorded his 200th managerial victory in his 330th game. Only one other manager since 1950 has recorded 200 wins in fewer games: Shigeru Mizuhara in 308 games.

Source: Sports Hochi 5/24/2017, Sponichi 5/24/2017

Leave a Reply

NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 68 42 25 1
Hanshin 65 37 28 0
Yokohama 68 32 34 2
Chunichi 69 30 36 3
Yomiuri 67 29 38 0
Yakult 67 26 40 1
G W L T
Rakuten 62 41 21 0
Softbank 69 43 26 0
Seibu 65 36 27 2
Orix 66 30 36 0
Nippon Ham 66 28 38 0
Lotte 68 21 46 1
Don't forget to check these out!