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[11/12/2013] Sky Perfect’s Walk-off Award for the 2013 Season

by on Nov.12, 2013 @ 2:56 pm, under NPB

The winners of Sky Perfect's Walk-off Award for the 2013 season are:

Central League

Hisayoshi Chono - Yomiuri Giants

August 29 vs Hanshin at Tokyo Dome.  Scored tied at two.  Led off the bottom of the 10th by smacking a 1-0 pitch over the leftfield fence.  It was the second walk-off home run of his career, the first since he blasted a pinch-hit grand slam on October 22, 2011.

Pacific League

Hideto Asamura - Seibu Lions

August 7 vs Nippon Ham at Seibu Dome.  Down 6-4 in the bottom of the 9th with runners on first and second and two out, he hit a 2-1 pitch over the wall in right for his second walk-off homer of the year.  It was also the third walk-off home run of his career (June 24, 2011 vs Rakuten; May 31, 2013 vs Yakult; and August 7, 2013 vs Nippon Ham).