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[edit] Dai-Nippon Professional Baseball League

The Dai-Nippon Professional Baseball League, Japan's first professional league is established on February 5. The league is founded with seven teams and begins play in April. The league plays in two seasons, in the Spring/Summer and Fall.

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates season champion

[edit] Spring/Summer Season

Team G W L T WPCT Tournaments Won RS RA AVG ERA Manager(s)
Tokyo Senators 18 14 4 0 0.778 2.5 113 63 0.237 2.82 Saburo Yokozawa
Hankyu 18 11 7 0 0.611 1.5 106 100 0.273 3.56 Daisuke Miyake
Osaka Tigers 15 9 6 0 0.600 1.0 90 74 0.305 3.80 Shigeo Mori
Nagoya Kinko 12 6 5 1 0.542 0.0 58 56 0.226 2.97 Genzaburo Okada
Nagoya 16 7 9 0 0.438 1.0 83 106 0.238 5.83 Yutaka Ikeda
Tokyo Kyojin 7 2 5 0 0.286 0.0 47 38 0.234 3.48 Sadayoshi Fujimoto
Dai Tokyo 14 0 13 1 0.036 0.0 51 95 0.200 5.16 Katsuzo Ito

[edit] Fall Season

Team G W L T WPCT Tournaments Won RS RA AVG ERA Manager(s)
Tokyo Kyojin 27 18 9 0 0.667 2.5 107 64 0.210 1.40 Sadayoshi Fujimoto
Osaka Tigers 31 24 6 1 0.774 2.5 178 75 0.248 1.79 Shuichi Ishimoto
Hankyu 30 17 12 1 0.567 0.5 135 80 0.230 1.90 Daisuke Miyake
Nagoya 26 12 14 0 0.462 0.5 96 133 0.195 3.60 Yutaka Ikeda
Tokyo Senators 28 12 16 0 0.429 0.0 111 138 0.185 3.50 Saburo Yokozawa
Nagoya Kinko 28 9 18 0 0.321 0.0 114 151 0.211 3.60 Genzaburo Okada
Dai Tokyo 28 5 21 2 0.179 0.0 90 190 0.205 4.34 Katsuzo Ito, Tokuro Konishi

[edit] Leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record; the NPB does not record spring season leaders

[edit] Batting

Statistic Spring Season Fall Season
Leader Team Number Leader Team Number
Batting Average Minoru Yamashita Hankyu .391 Susumu Nakane Nagoya .376
Runs Shinichi Nakamura
Yoshio Takahashi
Osamu Tsutsui
Minoru Yamashita
Tokyo Senators
Nagoya
Tokyo Kyojin
Hankyu
16 Isamu Fujii Osaka Tigers 30
Hits Saburo Miyatake
Minoru Yamashita
Hankyu
Hankyu
27 Isamu Fujii Osaka Tigers 40
Doubles Kinji Uno Hankyu 6 Teruhiko Takahashi Tokyo Senators 10
Triples Shinichi Nakamura
Osamu Tsutsui
Tokyo Senators
Tokyo Kyojin
3 Kentaro Itoh Tokyo Giants 4
Home Runs Minoru Yamashita Hankyu 4 Kuranosuke Furutani
Minoru Yamashita
Fumio Fujimura
Nagoya Kinko
Hankyu
Osaka Tigers
2
Runs Batted In Teruhiko Takahashi Tokyo Senators 18 Kuranosuke Furutani Nagoya Kinko 23
Stolen Bases Hisanori Karita Tokyo Senators 11 Hisanori Karita Tokyo Senators 16
Walks Osamu Tsutsui Tokyo Kyojin 19 Ken Onuki Tokyo Senators 31

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Spring Season Fall Season
Leader Team Number Leader Team Number
ERA Masao Kitai Hankyu 1.94 Masashi Kageura Osaka Tigers 0.790
Wins Akira Noguchi Tokyo Senators 8 Eiji Sawamura Tokyo Kyojin 13
Losses Chujiro Endo
Herbert North
Dai Tokyo
Nagoya
5 Shichinosuke Sakurai
Kuranosuke Furuya
Dai Tokyo
Nagoya Kinko
10
Innings Pitched Akira Noguchi Tokyo Senators 96.1 Kozo Naito Nagoya Kinko 133.2
Appearances Akira Noguchi Tokyo Senators 13 Kozo Naito Nagoya Kinko 24
Hits Allowed Akira Noguchi Tokyo Senators 84 Shigeru Morii Nagoya 113
Home Runs Allowed Akira Noguchi
Fumio Fujimura
Tokyo Senators
Osaka Tigers
4 Kozo Naito Nagoya Kinko 4
Strikeouts Akira Noguchi Tokyo Senators 46 Kozo Naito Nagoya Kinko 139
Base-on-Balls Herbert North Nagoya 57 Kozo Naito Nagoya Kinko 103

[edit] Postseason

The Osaka Tigers and Tokyo Kyojin, met after the season to determine a fall season champion as each team had won two and a half tournaments. The series was a best-of-three affair at Koto, Tokyo's Suzuki Stadium in mid-December. The first game was played on December 9 with the Kyojin defeating the Tigers by a score of 5 - 3. On the following day, the Tigers reversed their fortunes, defeating the Giants by the same 5 -3 score. The third and final game for the season championship was played on December 11. The Kyojin won the game 4 -2, to take the season title. The results of all three games were added to their season totals.

[edit] High School Baseball

The 22nd National High School Baseball Championship featured a total of 665 schools competing for 22 spots in the finals at Koshien. In the championship game Gifu High School (Gifu) defeated Heian High School (Kyoto) by a score of 9 - 1.

The 13th National High School Baseball Invitational Tournament featured 20 schools competing in the tournament at Koshien. In the championship game Aichi High School (Aichi) defeated Kiryu Central High School (Gumma) by a score of 2 - 1.

[edit] University Baseball

[edit] Tokyo Big6 Baseball League

The Waseda team toured the United States in the spring and did not participate in the league.

Season First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth
Spring Meiji Rikkio Hosei Keio Imperial
Fall Waseda Meiji Hosei Rikkio Keio Imperial

[edit] Tohto University Base Ball League

Season First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth
Spring Senshu Chuo Nihon Kokugakuin Tokyo Tech
Fall Chuo Nihon Senshu Kokugakuin

[edit] Kansai 6 University Baseball League

Season First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth
Spring Kansai Ritsumeikan Doshisha Kobe Commercial Kyoto Kwansei Gakuin
Fall Kansai Ritsumeikan Kyoto Kwansei Gakuin Kobe Commercial Doshisha

[edit] International Baseball

A Japanese team was scheduled to play a team representing the United States at the Olympics in Berlin, Germany, but the team withdrew before the start of the games. The event was instead played by two American teams.

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