Basic information on sports teams in Yamagata Prefecture

Sports teams in Yamagata Prefecture include the following

Basketball

Yamagata Wyvans

Yamagata Wyvanz is a member of the B2 of the B-League (Japan Professional Basketball League).

Team Name : Yamagata Wyevans
Home Town : Tendo City, Yamagata Prefecture
Origin of the team name : The team was named after the legendary dragon, Wyvern, by a public vote.
Year of establishment : 2013
Member of B1 League : None

Soccer

Montedio Yamagata

Montedio Yamagata is a team in the J2 of the J-League.
They have won the J2 Fair Play Award two years in a row, in the 2019 and 2020 seasons.

Team : Montedio Yamagata
Home Town : Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture, etc.
Origin of the team name : The team name is a combination of the Italian words "Monte" meaning "mountain" and "Dio" meaning "God".
Year of J League membership : 1999
Major Titles : None
Time in J1 League : 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015

Stadiums/Arenas

Kirayaka Stadium

Kirayaka Stadium is a baseball stadium located in the Yamagata City Sports Center. In addition to the baseball field, there is a gymnasium and other facilities in the park. At Kira …

Tendo Sports Center General Gymnasium

Tendo City Sports Center General Gymnasium is where the Yamagata Wyverns of the B-League play their official games. In addition to the gymnasium, there is also a baseball field whe …

ND Soft Stadium Yamagata

ND Soft Stadium Yamagata, Montedio Yamagata's home, is located in the Yamagata Prefecture Sports Park. There is also a gymnasium and other sports facilities in the park. Getting to …

Tendo Sports Center Baseball Stadium

Tendo City Sports Center Baseball Stadium sometimes hosts official games of the second team of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles. Getting to the Stadium The nearest station to the S …


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