[11/24/2017] Haruki Nishikawa takes home the Sapporo Dome MVP

Sapporo Dome announced today that this year’s Sapporo Dome MVP will go to Haruki Nishikawa. He was selected because:

  • he received 2,258 of 4,271 online fan votes;
  • he used his speed to lead the Pacific League in steals (thirty-nine) and led his teammates with hits this season at Sapporo Dome (sixty-eight);
  • he hit a career high nine home runs;
  • he is popular among female fans — he finished second in the I’d Like that Player to be My Boyfriend competition.

Source: Sapporo Dome 11/24/2017 (Internet Archive)

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