Tokyo Infielders Score Golden Gloves

The annual Golden Glove vote have been tabulated, (here are last year’s results) and three-quarters of Tokyo’s infield brought home top prize for their respective positions in the Central League. Leading the charge with the largest margin of victory was Tokyo third baseman, Shinya Miyamoto. His fourth Golden Glove at third base helped him to break […]

Miyamoto and Aoki win Golden Gloves

Shinya Miyamoto, Tokyo’s veteran infielder and now 41 years of age, was voted the best defensive third baseman in the Central League this season. It was the third time that he has won the honor in as many seasons. That is, of course, in addition to the six Golden Gloves he had previously won at […]

Aoki and Ishikawa receive 2008 "Golden Glove" honors

Tokyo center fielder, Norichika Aoki, and starting pitcher, Masanori Ishikawa, were named the top defensive players at their respective positions yesterday. Aoki won his third Golden Glove in a row, and third overall, in the outfield. For Ishikawa, 2008 is the first time in his professional career that he has snagged the top spot.