KONAMI Nippon Series 2011 (hosted by Nippon Professional Baseball and sponsored by KONAMI CORPORATION) came to a close on Sunday, November 20th after a heated game between the Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS (Pacific League) and the CHUNICHI DRAGONS (Central League), with the Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS ultimately coming out on top.
At the awards ceremony that followed, the victorious Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS was presented with the KONAMI Nippon Series 2011 Championship Banner.
Seiichi Uchikawa of the Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS was presented with the KONAMI Fan's Choice Award?a newly established award determined by fan votes, honoring the player whose performance energized fans the most throughout the series. Additionally, Uchikawa was also given the Dream Nine Award for being the biggest inspiration to children and the Baseball Heroes Award for delivering the series' most impressive performance.
KONAMI will continue to help pave the road for the sport of baseball, supporting its future development and sharing the joy of the game with as many people as possible.
Koji Akiyama, manager of the Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS was presented with Championship Banner for KONAMI Nippon Series 2011
The Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS
Seiichi Uchikawa of the Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS was presented with the KONAMI Fan's Choice Award