The Ni-gun Mizuno MVP awards for September.
Takahiro Araki - Yakult Swallows
11 G, 20-for-42, 2 HR, 9 RBI, 2 SB, .476 BA
Recorded a hit in every September game he played in and ended the season with a fifteen-game winning streak that began on August 27. Led the league in batting average, hits, and OBP (.566) for the month of September.
Tomohiro Abe - Hiroshima Carp
15 G, 24-for-63, 1 HR, 9 RBI, 3 SB, .381 BA
Spent most of his time in September batting lead-off. Failed to collect a hit in just one September game. Led the league in hits.