Fukuoka Softbank Hawks

Prefecture Fukuoka
Stadium/Arena Fukuoka PayPay Dome 

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks are a member of the Pacific League of professional baseball in Japan.

As of 2021, the strongest team is the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks.
They have won the Japan Series four times in a row, and since 2014, they have won the Japan Series six times in seven years.
In the Japan Series, they beat the Yomiuri Giants in four straight games for the second year in a row.

In 2019, the team played 72 home games and drew 2,656,182 people, with an average of 36,891 people per game, the only team in the Pacific League to average more than 30,000 people and have more than 2 million attendance.

Team Information

Team: Fukuoka Softbank Hawks
Location: Fukuoka
Ballpark: Fukuoka PayPay Dome
Year founded: 1938
Management: SoftBank Group
Titles:Japan Series(11), Pacific League(19)
Retired numbers: none
Former players related to MLB:
Kenji Jojima (to Seattle Mariners)
Munenori Kawasaki (to Seattle Mariners)
Tsuyoshi Wada (to Baltimore Orioles/Chicago Cubs)
Kevin Mitchell (New York Mets etc)
Richard Gossag (New York Yankees etc)
Bradley Penny (Florida Marlins etc)
Tony Batista (Toronto Blue Jays etc)
Wily Mo Pena (Cincinnati Reds etc)
Matt Moore (Tampa Bay Rays etc)

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