Retro NPB Japan Hiroshima Carp 2016 Central League Champions Baseball Jersey
Designer: Hiroshima Carp
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Officially licensed Japan Hiroshima Carp 2016 Central League Champions Baseball Jersey. The 2016 season wasn't just any season for the Hiroshima Carp. It was a testament to their unwavering spirit and a story etched in baseball history. After years of near misses, the Carp finally grasped the elusive Central League pennant, ending a 25-year drought that stretched back to 1991.
Led by the veteran slugger Seiya Suzuki, who blasted 33 home runs, and the pitching prowess of Kenta Maeda, who won 16 games, the Carp defied expectations. They overcame early struggles, a managerial change, and even a devastating earthquake in their home city. Their grit and determination culminated in a dramatic come-from-behind victory over the Yomiuri Giants in the Climax Series.
Over the years, the team has produced several legendary players, including Kenta Maeda, Seiya Suzuki, Hiroki Kuroda, and Ken Takahashi, who have succeeded in the MLB.
The Carp have won three Central League championships and two Japan Series championships, with their most recent championship coming in 2018. The team has a reputation for its strong pitching and solid defense, which has led to its consistent success on the field.
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Condition: Retro New
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