Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles

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Miyagi Baseball Stadium

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles (Tōhoku Rakuten Gōruden Īgurusu) is a Japanese baseball team in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture. The Eagles play in Japan's Pacific League (パリーグ pari-gu?).[1]

History[change | change source]

  • Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles (2005~)

The owner of the Eagles is Rakuten, an IT company. The Eagles are very popular in Miyagi. The mascot character is Clutch and Clutchyna.

The Eagles became the champion of the Pacific League on September 26, 2013. Masahiro Tanaka contributed to becoming the champion. He won 24 games in the 2013 series. In the Japan Series, the Eagles had four wins and three losses to Yomiuri Giants, who became the champion in Japan.

Home stadium[change | change source]

The Kleenex Stadium Miyagi in Sendai is their home stadium. This stadium is in the central ward of Sendai city, near Miyaginohara subway station.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), "Teams (Rosters, Schedules/Scores, Individual Stats); retrieved 2012-7-17.
  2. Kleenex Statium Miyagi at JapaneseBaseballStadiums.com; retrieved 2012-12-18.

Other websites[change | change source]

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