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1939 in Japanese baseball

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[edit] Dai-Nippon Baseball League

The league moves to a single season format.

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion
Team G W L T WPCT GB RS RA AVG ERA Manager(s)
Tokyo Kyojin 96 66 26 4 0.708 0.0 493 267 0.266 2.07 Sadayoshi Fujimoto
Osaka Tigers 96 63 30 3 0.672 3.5 438 277 0.239 2.02 Shuichi Ishimoto
Hankyu 96 58 36 2 0.615 9.0 367 268 0.234 2.16 Minoru Yamashita, Minoru Murakami
Tokyo Senators 96 49 38 9 0.557 14.5 290 287 0.204 2.21 Hisanori Karita
Nankai 96 40 50 6 0.448 25.0 336 342 0.230 2.51 Kazuo Takasu
Nagoya 96 38 53 5 0.422 27.5 301 349 0.217 2.44 Yukisato Nemoto, Tokuro Konishi
Nagoya Kinko 96 36 56 4 0.396 30.0 265 398 0.204 2.86 Genzaburo Okada
Lion 96 33 58 5 0.370 32.5 314 429 0.217 3.11 Katsuo Takada
Eagles 96 29 65 2 0.313 38.0 247 434 0.200 3.17 Shigeo Mori

[edit] Leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Batting Average Tetsuharu Kawakami Tokyo Kyojin .338
Runs Toshio Shiraishi Tokyo Kyojin 73
Hits Tetsuharu Kawakami Tokyo Kyojin 116
Doubles Haruyasu Nakajima Tokyo Kyojin 22
Triples Tetsuharu Kawakami Tokyo Kyojin 12
Home Runs Kazuto Tsuruoka Nankai 10
Runs Batted In Tetsuharu Kawakami Tokyo Kyojin 75
Stolen Bases Den Yamada
Yoshio Gomi
Hankyu
Nagoya Kinko
30
Walks Toshio Shiraishi Tokyo Kyojin 82

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
ERA Tadashi Wakabayashi Osaka Tigers 1.09
Wins Victor Starfin Tokyo Kyojin 42
Losses Tadashi Kameda
Junichi Mochizuki
Eagles
Eagles
27
Innings Pitched Jiro Noguchi Tokyo Senators 459.0
Appearances Jiro Noguchi Tokyo Senators 69
Hits Allowed Jiro Noguchi Tokyo Senators 364
Home Runs Allowed Jiro Noguchi Tokyo Senators 17
Strikeouts Victor Starfin Tokyo Kyojin 282
Base-on-Balls Tadashi Kameda Eagles 280

[edit] Award Winners

Award Player Team Position AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP HA HRA BB SO ERA
Most Valuable Player Victor Starfin Tokyo Kyojin P 182 12 42 1 22 2 .231 .250 .286 42 - 15 458.1 316 4 156 282 1.73

[edit] High School Baseball

The 25th National High School Baseball Championship featured a total of 608 schools competing for 22 spots in the finals at Koshien. In the championship game Kaisou Central High School (Wakayama) defeated Shimonoseki High School (Yamaguchi) by a score of 5 - 0, with Seiichi Shima throwing a no-hitter.

The 16th National High School Baseball Invitational Tournament featured 20 schools competing in the tournament at Koshien. In the championship game Touhou High School (Aichi) defeated Gifu High School (Gifu) by a score of 7 - 2.

[edit] University Baseball

[edit] Tokyo Big6 Baseball League

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

[edit] Tohto University Base Ball League

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

[edit] Kansai 6 University Baseball League

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