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KIMIYASU KUDO

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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 26, 2021
Hawks' five-time Japan Series-winning manager Kimiyasu Kudo resigns
The 58-year-old turned down a request from SoftBank to remain in charge after failing to guide the team to the postseason for the first time in his seven-year tenure.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / Sac Bunts
Oct 11, 2021
Next Hawks manager won't have same advantages Kimiyasu Kudo enjoyed
The Softbank manager's exit leaves behind some massive shoes to fill — and more questions than answers.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 11, 2021
Hawks keep slim playoff hopes burning
Eight big innings from ace pitcher Kodai Senga and home runs from Alfredo Despaigne and Richard Sunagawa, saw the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks snap their eight-game losing streak with a 3-1 come-from-behind win over the Pacific League-leading Orix Buffaloes on Sunday.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 10, 2021
Hawks manager Kimiyasu Kudo plans to step down
SoftBank reportedly offered to renew Kudo's contract, but the manager declined in order to take responsibility for the club underperforming this year.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / The week in NPB
Mar 29, 2021
NPB returns with flourish as reminders of virus linger
Following an offseason that was shorter than usual, pro baseball returned to Japan over the weekend.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Dec 8, 2020
Hawks manager Kimiyasu Kudo wins record third straight Shoriki Award
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks manager Kimiyasu Kudo, who led the Pacific League club to their fourth straight Japan Series championship last month, was named winner of the Matsutaro Shoriki Award on Tuesday.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 26, 2020
Hawks put stamp on current era with fourth straight Japan Series title
The Hawks are the class of NPB and have created a juggernaut that has earned a place among the league's great teams.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 26, 2020
Hawks sweep Giants again to clinch fourth straight Japan Series title
SoftBank claimed its seventh title since 2011 and did it with a sweep that was even more dominant than the last one.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 28, 2020
Dominant Hawks clinch 21st pennant
Manager Kimiyasu Kudo's men led the league defensively on the way to their first Pacific League pennant since 2017.
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Apr 11, 2020
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 13, 2019
Hawks manager Kimiyasu Kudo wins fourth Shoriki award
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks manager Kimiyasu Kudo won the Shoriki award for the fourth time in his career and his third time as a manager on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / Sac Bunts
Oct 24, 2019
Hawks display tremendous depth, talent en route to Japan Series three-peat
The only thing left to do is marvel at the absolute playoff strength of the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 20, 2019
Ace Kodai Senga stellar again for Hawks in Japan Series opener
Every team had a shot at Kodai Senga.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 18, 2019
Blockbuster matchup: Hawks' Kodai Senga vs. Giants' Shun Yamaguchi in Japan Series opener
Shortly before the end of the Japan Series managers' meeting the skippers of the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks and Yomiuri Giants were asked to name their starters for Game 1.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 18, 2019
2019 Japan Series managers take trip down memory lane on eve of Game 1
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks manager Kimiyasu Kudo admitted to feeling a little bit nostalgic on the eve of this year's Japan Series matchup against the Yomiuri Giants.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 20, 2018
Hawks manager Kimiyasu Kudo receives Shoriki Award for third time
Kimiyasu Kudo, who this month managed the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks to their third Japan Series victory in four years, won his third Matsutaro Shoriki Award on Tuesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 4, 2018
Hawks shut out Carp in Game 6, capture back-to-back Japan Series crowns
The Heisei Era in Japan is set to end when Emperor Akihito abdicates next year on April 30.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 29, 2018
Hawks positive despite slow start to Japan Series
The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks wrapped up the first two games of the 2018 Japan Series without any wins.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 29, 2018
SoftBank hopes for home advantage as Japan Series shifts to Fukuoka
The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks are finally back home.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 26, 2018
Carp, Hawks set for Japan Series showdown
Hiroshima Carp manager Koichi Ogata and Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks skipper Kimiyasu Kudo each said they hoped to put on an amazing show during the final Japan Series of the Heisei Era.

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