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  • YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionGPWinsLossWPctGBLRankLgRankMLBRankRFRADiffStRoOrgDrLogOffDefPitSprManagerBallparkPlayoffs
    2007Chunichi DragonsJap Cen-1447864.5491.522062355667StRoOrgDrLogOffDefPitSprHiromitsu OchiaiNagoya Domednq
    2007Fukuoka SoftbankJap Pac-1447366.5256.033057550867StRoOrgDrLogOffDefPitSprKoji AkiyamaFukuoka Yahoo! Japan Domednq
    2007Hanshin TigersJap Cen-1447466.5294.5330518561-43StRoOrgDrLogOffDefPitSpr---Koshien Stadiumdnq
    2007Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap Cen-1446082.42319.5550557673-116StRoOrgDrLogOffDefPitSprMarty BrownHiroshima Municipal Stadiumdnq
    2007Nippon Ham FightersJap Pac-1447960.568-11052648937StRoOrgDrLogOffDefPitSprTrey HillmanSapporo Domednq
    2007Orix BuffaloesJap Pac-1446277.44617.0660536585-49StRoOrgDrLogOffDefPitSprTerry CollinsKoycera Osaka Domednq
    2007Seibu LionsJap Pac-1446676.46514.5550564585-21StRoOrgDrLogOffDefPitSpr---Goodwill Domednq
    2007Yakult SwallowsJap Cen-1446084.41720.5660596623-27StRoOrgDrLogOffDefPitSpr---Meiji-Jingu Stadiumdnq
    2007Yokohama BayStarsJap Cen-1447172.4979.0440569623-54StRoOrgDrLogOffDefPitSpr---Yokohama Stadiumdnq
    2007Chiba Lotte MarinesJap Pac-1447661.5552.0220629525104StRoOrgDrLogOffDefPitSprBobby ValentineChiba Marine Stadiumdnq
    2007Yomiuri GiantsJap Cen-1448063.559-110692556136StRoOrgDrLogOffDefPitSpr---Tokyo Domednq
    2007Tohoku Rakuten Golden EaglesJap Pac-1446775.47213.5440575676-101StRoOrgDrLogOffDefPitSprKatsuya NomuraMiyagi Baseball Stadiumdnq
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. League Abbreviation or name of league Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) DR Entered game as defensive replacement Off Offensive Lineups by Game Def Defensive Lineups by Game Pit Pitches Manager Manager(s) for this team Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season Playoffs Playoff participation description.