Tag Archive: Sapporo Dome MVP

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[11/22/2018] Naoyuki Uwasawa wins 2018 Sapporo Dome MVP

Sapporo Dome announced that this year’s Sapporo Dome MVP will go to Naoyuki Uwasawa. He was selected because:

  • he received 430 of 1,892 online fan votes;
  • he led the Fighters with eleven wins and recorded the first double-digit win season of his career;
  • he was a solid presence in the starting rotation.

Source: Sapporo Dome 11/22/2018, Nippon Ham 11/22/2018

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[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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[11/21/2016] Shohei Otani wins 2016 Sapporo Dome MVP

Sapporo Dome announced today that their 2016 Sapporo Dome MVP will go to Shohei Otani. Among the reasons why he was selected:

  • Otani received 1,367 of 3,122 votes from fans
  • Otani led teammates in strikeouts (as a pitcher) at Sapporo Dome
  • Otani batted over .300, hit ten home runs, and recorded forty-three hits at Sapporo Dome.
  • Otani hit 165km/h at Sapporo Dome during the Climax Series.

Source: Sapporo Dome announcement, Nippon Ham announcement

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