1987 Japan Series
Team (Wins) Manager(s) Season
Seibu Lions (4) Masaaki Mori 71-45-14
Yomiuri Giants (2) Sadaharu Oh 76-43-11
DatesOctober 25 – November 1
MVPKimiyasu Kudoh (Seibu)
FSAKazunori Shinozuka (Yomiuri)
Broadcast
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The 1987 Japan Series was the 38th edition of Nippon Professional Baseball's postseason championship series. It matched the Central League champion Yomiuri Giants against the Pacific League champion Seibu Lions. The Lions came into the series as the defending champions, having won the 1986 Japan Series. This was the Giants' 24th appearance in the Japan Series and first since 1983. The Lions defeated the Giants, 4 games to 2, and won their second championship in a row and seventh overall.

Summary

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Lions – 3, Giants – 7 October 25 Seibu Lions Stadium 32,365[1]
2 Lions – 6, Giants – 0 October 26 Seibu Lions Stadium 32,434[1]
3 Giants – 1, Lions – 2 October 28 Korakuen Stadium 40,608[1]
4 Giants – 4, Lions – 0 October 29 Korakuen Stadium 40,829[1]
5 Giants – 1, Lions – 3 October 30 Korakuen Stadium 41,383[1]
6 Lions – 3, Giants – 1 November 1 Seibu Lions Stadium 32,323[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f 1987年日本シリーズ試合結果 (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved October 25, 2017.