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Stone marker honoring the Carp Central League Champion teams

The Hiroshima Toyo Carp (広島東洋カープ Hiroshima Tōyō Kāpu?) is a Japanese professional baseball team in the city of Hiroshima and Hiroshima Prefecture.[1] The Carp play in Japan's Central League or Ce League (セリーグ Se reegu?).[2]

The team's ballpark is Mazda Stadium.

The Carp is a team with the greatest number of perfect games Japanese professional baseball.


The team joined the Central League as the Hiroshima Carp in 1949.[3] Carp Won Central League Championship for the first time in 1975.

The team mascot "Slyly" bears resemblance to the Phillie Phanatic of the Philadelphia Phillies.[1] "Carp Boya" is another team mascot.

League titles

  • Japan series titles(3) 1979,1980,1984
  • Central League Championship (6) 1975,1979,1980,1984,1986,1991

Notable players

Current manager

Current players

MLB players


Related pages


  1. 1.0 1.1 Hiroshima. Wikivoyage.
  2. Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), "Teams (Rosters, Schedules/Scores, Individual Stats); retrieved 2012-7-17.
  3. Bjarkman, Peter C. (2005). Diamonds Around the Globe: The Encyclopedia of International Baseball. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 151. ISBN 978-0-313-32268-6 . 
  4., Koji Yamamoto; retrieved 2012-7-17.
  5., Sachio Kinugasa; retrieved 2012-7-17.
  6., Kenjiro Nomura; retrieved 2012-7-17.
  7., Tomonori Maeda; retrieved 2012-7-17.
  8., Akihiro Higashide; retrieved 2012-7-17.
  9., Kenta Kuirhara; retrieved 2012-7-17.
  10., Eishin Soyogi; retrieved 2012-7-18.
  11., Kenta Maeda; retrieved 2012-7-18.
  12., Takuro Ishii; retrieved 2012-7-18.
  13., Shogo Kimura; retrieved 2012-7-18.
  14., Hiroki Kuroda; retrieved 2012-7-18.
  15., Alfonso Soriano; retrieved 2012-7-18.
  16., Ken Takahashi; retrieved 2012-7-18.

Other websites

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