Cost of Living and Price Reports from Tokyo, Japan. You can download the Excel list of items+prices I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

Retired Numbers in NPB (Japan Baseball)

As of 2017 Jan, NPB (Japan professional baseball) has retired 17 numbers. The following is the list of retired numbers.

Team No. Player Position Set on yyyy/mm/dd
Yomiuri Giants 1 Sadaharu Oh 1B 1989/3/16
Yomiuri Giants 3 Shigeo Nagashima  3B 1974/11/21
Yomiuri Giants 4 Toshio Kurosawa  OF 1947/7/9
Yomiuri Giants 14 Eiji Sawamura P 1947/7/9
Yomiuri Giants 16 Tetsuharu Kawakami 1B 1965/1/18
Yomiuri Giants 34 Masaichi Kaneda P 1970/4/2
Hanshin Tigers 10 Fumio Fujimura 3B 1958/11/30
Hanshin Tigers 11 Minoru Murayama P 1972/11/2
Hanshin Tigers 23 Yoshio Yoshida  SS 1987/10/13
Chunichi Dragons 10 Tsuguhiro Hattori P, C 1960/3/20
Chunichi Dragons 15 Michio Nishizawa 1B, P 1959/3/15
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 3 Sachio Kinugasa 3B, 1B 1987/9/21
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 8 Koji Yamamoto  OF 1986/10/27
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 15 Hiroki Kuroda P 2016/11/1
Nippon Ham Fighters 100 Yoshinori Ohkoso Owner 2009/2/1
Seibu Lions 24 Kazuhisa Inao  P 2012/7/4
Rakuten Golden Eagles 10 Fans Fan 2004/12/17

Yoshinori Ohkoso (Fighters No. 100) was not an actual player, but the first owner of Nippon-Ham Fighters. 

Toshio Kurosawa (Giants No. 4) died in the middle of his career by typhoid fever. The team retired his number to honor him.

 

The table below shows the statistics of the players whose numbers have been retired.

Batting Stats:

Player G AB H HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP OPS
Sadaharu Oh 2831 9250 2786 868 2170 84 2390 1319 0.301 0.446 1.080
Shigeo Nagashima  2186 8094 2471 444 1522 190 969 729 0.305 0.379 0.919
Toshio Kurosawa  484 1769 459 7 201 80 301 135 0.259 0.368 0.697
Tetsuharu Kawakami 1979 7500 2351 181 1319 220 823 422 0.313 0.383 0.850
Fumio Fujimura 1558 5648 1694 224 1126 103 631 424 0.300 0.374 0.876
Yoshio Yoshida  2007 6980 1864 66 434 350 498 325 0.267 0.321 0.676
Tsuguhiro Hattori 855 1867 447 33 208 61 167 198 0.239 0.304 0.633
Michio Nishizawa 1704 5999 1717 212 940 56 501 478 0.286 0.342 0.787
Sachio Kinugasa 2677 9404 2543 504 1448 266 931 1587 0.270 0.345 0.820
Koji Yamamoto  2284 8052 2339 536 1475 231 1168 1123 0.290 0.381 0.923
Player G AB H HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP OPS

 

Pitching Stats:

Player W L W-L% ERA G GS CG IP BB SO WHIP
Eiji Sawamura 63 22 0.741 1.74 105 86 65 765.1 301 554 1.027
Masaichi Kaneda 400 298 0.573 2.34 944 569 365 5526 1808 4490 1.073
Minoru Murayama 222 147 0.602 2.09 509 348 192 3050 639 2271 0.954
Kazuhisa Inao  276 137 0.668 1.98 756 304 179 3599 719 2574 0.989
Tsuguhiro Hattori 112 65 0.633 2.81 259 165 102 1576 409 540 1.202
Michio Nishizawa 60 65 0.480 2.23 231 124 66 1297 742 404 1.352
Hiroki Kuroda 124 105 0.541 3.55 321 294 76 2021 504 1461 1.246

Source is 

ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/野球界の永久欠番

 

Photo: Hiroshima's No.3, Sachio Kinugasa 

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In terms of the cost of living information, you can download the Excel price list of goods I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.