Madonna Stars of Japan

Women's Baseball Federation of Japan logoThe Madonna Stars are a team of players from Japan’s Women’s National Team, professional players from Japan Women’s Baseball League, and university and club team players.

The Japan women’s national baseball team is controlled by the Baseball Federation of Japan. It represents the nation in women’s international competition. The team is a member of the Baseball Federation of Asia.

Japan has won the IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup four straight times (2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014). Japan is currently rated #1 in the IBAF World Rankings.

Part of the “Samurai Japan” mission includes continuing to strengthen the national team, fan marketing, evolve Japanese baseball, and bring progress to the culture of sports in the nation, while growing and prospering together as one with the people of Japan.

Japan crowned 2014 Women’s Baseball World Cup Champions.

Cooperstown Women’s Baseball Classic, Japan Roster:

Mayu Hara, Madonna Stars of JapanMayu Hara
IF
Club Team Samurai
Yukiko Ishida, Madonna Stars of JapanYukiko Ishida
C
Club Team Shimba
Yuuki Ishikawa, Madonna Stars of JapanYuuki Ishikawa
P
Club Team Samurai
Yukari Isozaki, Madonna Stars of JapanYukari Isozaki
P
Pro League “Astraia”
Saki Kaneko, Madonna Stars of JapanSaki Kaneko
IF
Club Team Samurai
Yu Kato, Madonna Stars of JapanYu Kato
OF
Club Team Asahi Trust
Kae Koide, Madonna Stars of JapanKae Koide
P
Heisei Int’l University
Yukiko Kon, Madonna Stars of JapanYukiko Kon
IF
Club Team Hornets
Mayu Miyama, Madonna Stars of JapanMayu Miyama
P
Heisei Int’l University
Risa Nakashima, Madonna Stars of JapanRisa Nakashima
P/OF
Pro League “Astraia”
Ayako Rokkaku, Madonna Stars of JapanAyako Rokkaku
IF
Club Team Samurai
Nana Sasanuma, Madonna Stars of JapanNana Sasanuma
P
Heisei Int’l University
Ayumi Sato, Madonna Stars of JapanAyami Sato
P/OF
Pro League “Dione”
Akiko Shimura, Madonna Stars of JapanAkiko Shimura
OF
Club Team Asahi Trust
Koichi Okura, Madonna Stars of JapanKoichi Okura
General Manager
Japan
Hiroko Yamada, Madonna Stars of Japan BaseballHiroko Yamada
Team Manager
Shimizu Minoru, Madonna Stars of JapanMinoru Shimizu
Coach

Learn more about the Women’s Baseball Federation of Japan.

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