The Hanshin Tigers are a Nippon Professional Baseball team playing in the Central League. The team is based in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, and are owned by Hanshin Electric Railway Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Hankyu Hanshin Holdings Inc.
The Hiroshima Toyo Carp are a professional baseball team based in Hiroshima, Japan. They compete in the Central League of Nippon Professional Baseball.
As minor planet discoveries are confirmed, they are given a permanent number by the IAU's Minor Planet Center , and the discoverers can then submit names for them, following the IAU's naming conventions. The list below concerns those minor planets in the specified number-range that have received names, and explains the meanings of those names.