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[12/12/2014] Yomiuri Giants: Hayato Sakamoto named new team captain

by on Dec.12, 2014 @ 11:53 am, under NPB

Hayato Sakamoto was named the new captain of the Yomiuri Giants by Tatsunori Hara during a welcoming party in Hawaii on Wednesday.

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Yomiuri Giants - Team Captains

  Start Age Name JPN Name ENG
1 1935 34 二出川 延明 Nidegawa, Nobuaki
2 1936 30 田部 武雄 Tabe, Takeo
3 1936 28 津田 四郎 Tsuda, Shiro
4 1937 28 水原 茂 Mizuhara, Shigeru
5 1942 33 中島 治康 Nakajima, Haruyasu
6 1943 26 沢村 栄治 Sawamura, Eiji
7 1944 26 藤本 英雄 Fujimoto, Hideo
8 1946-1950 27 千葉 茂 Chiba, Shigeru
9 1951-1957 32 中尾 碩志 Nakara, Hiroshi
10 1958 38 川上 哲治 Kawakami, Tetsuharu
11 1959-1960 27 広岡 達朗 Hirooka, Tatsuro
12 1961 27 藤尾 茂 Fujio, Shigeru
13 1971 35 長嶋 茂雄 Nagashima, Shigeo
14 1972-1975 32 王 貞治 Oh, Sadaharu
15 1976 32 柴田 勲 Shibata, Isao
16 1998 35 吉村 禎章 Yoshimura, Sadaaki
17 2006 35 小久保 裕紀 Kokubo, Hiroki
18 2007-2014 28 阿部 慎之助 Abe, Shinnosuke
19 2015 27 坂本 勇人 Sakamoto, Hayato

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Source: official announcement, Nikkan Sports 12/12/2014, Nikkan Sports 12/12/2014, Sponichi 12/12/2014, Daily Sports 12/12/2014, Sanspo 12/12/2014