Tag Archive: 89th Spring Koshien

[4/1/2017] Osaka Toin wins Spring Koshien

Osaka Toin beat Riseisha 8-3 earlier today and won the 89th Senbatsu (Spring Koshien).

Osaka carried a 3-0 lead into the 8th, but allowed three runs to score in the bottom of the 8th. They quickly recaptured the lead in the 9th on a two-run home run by pinch-hitter Ippei Nishijima. They tacked on three more runs and took an 8-3 lead.

Akira Neo took the mound in the bottom of the 9th for Osaka. He walked two runners before ending the game on a double play.

In other related news…

Senbatsu organizers announced a record high 532,000 fans attended the tournament this year. The previous high of 531,000 was set in 1989. The two tie-games and rematches helped push attendance figures this year.

Cheer Team Awards

  • Best Performance: Nakamura (Kochi)
  • Outstanding Performance: Sakushin Gakuin (Tochigi)
  • Outstanding Performance: Tajimi (Gifu)
  • Outstanding Performance: Osaka Toin (Osaka)
  • Outstanding Performance: Chiben Gakuen (Nara)
  • Outstanding Performance: Soshi Gakuen (Okayama)

Source: Nikkan Sports 4/1/2017, Nikkan Sports 4/1/2017

Koshien Stats

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89th Spring Koshien Finals Rained Out

Today’s Spring Koshien Finals game was canceled due to poor weather conditions and postponed to April 1 at 12:30.

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[3/30/2017] 89th Spring Koshien stats updated

Koshien Stats has been updated with games from March 30.

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[3/29/2017] 89th Spring Koshien stats updated

Koshien Stats has been updated with games from March 29.

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[3/28/2017] 89th Spring Koshien stats updated

Koshien Stats has been updated with games from March 27 and 28.

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[3/26/2017] 89th Spring Koshien stats updated

Koshien Stats has been updated with games from March 26.

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[3/25/2017] 89th Spring Koshien stats updated

Koshien Stats has been updated with games from March 25.

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[3/24/2017] 89th Spring Koshien stats updated

Koshien Stats has been updated with games from March 24.

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[3/23/2017] 89th Spring Koshien stats updated

Koshien Stats has been updated with games from March 23.

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[3/22/2017] 89th Spring Koshien stats updated

The schedule and stats for the 89th Spring Koshien has been updated.

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