Four people including Hiromasa Arai added to the expert award
The Baseball Hall of Fame Museum announced on the 1st, “Candidates for the 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame”. Former Hiroshima Hiroki Kuroda and DeNA Daisuke Miura have joined the list of new player award candidates. This brings the total number of candidates up to last year to 25.
Kuroda, who played in Hiroshima, exercised FA rights in 2007 and transferred to the Dodgers. Since 2012, he has pitched in 212 major games, including playing for the Yankees, and has won 79 wins. From 2015, he returned to Hiroshima, the old nest, and contributed to the league championship. He pitched in 533 games in Japan and the United States with 203 wins and 184 losses and an earned run average of 3.51.
Coach Miura has pitched in 535 games in total for 25 years in Yokohama and DeNA, leaving a record of 172 wins and 184 losses and an earned run average of 3.60.
In addition, former Kintetsu Hiromasa Arai, former Hiroshima Nobuhiro Takashiro, former giant Hiromi Makihara, and former Hanshin Tigers Yutaka Wada have joined the expert awards.