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1944 in Japanese baseball

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[edit] Nippon Baseball Patriotism Association

The league shuts down on November 13 after many of its players have been conscripted to fight in World War II.

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion
Team G W L T WPCT GB RS RA AVG ERA Manager(s)
Hanshin 35 27 6 2 0.800 0.0 165 81 0.248 1.53 Tadashi Wakabayashi
Tokyo Kyojin 35 19 14 2 0.571 8.0 128 104 0.236 1.92 Hideo Fujimoto
Hankyu 35 19 15 1 0.557 8.5 137 116 0.243 2.40 Masao Nishimura
Sangyo 35 13 21 1 0.386 14.5 81 152 0.184 3.10 Daisuke Miyake
Asahi 35 12 22 1 0.357 15.5 115 132 0.237 2.85 Michinori Tsubouchi
Kinki Nippon 35 11 23 1 0.329 16.5 85 126 0.201 2.09 Kisaku Kato

[edit] Leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Batting Average Toshiaki Okamura Kinki Nippon .369
Runs Den Yamada Hankyu 25
Hits Toshiaki Okamura Kinki Nippon 48
Doubles Michinori Tsubouchi Asahi 11
Triples Toshio Kurosawa Tokyo Kyojin 4
Home Runs Jiro Kanayama Daiei Stars 3
Runs Batted In Fumio Fujimura Hanshin 25
Stolen Bases Shosei Go
Hiroshi Hagiwara
Hanshin
Tokyo Kyojin
19
Walks Den Yamada Hankyu 30

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
ERA Tadashi Wakabayashi Osaka 1.56
Wins Tadashi Wakabayashi Hanshin 22
Losses Shigeru Norii
Hideo Shimizu
Sangyo
Kinki Nippon
12
Innings Pitched Tadashi Wakabayashi Hanshin 248.0
Appearances Tadashi Wakabayashi Hanshin 31
Hits Allowed Tadashi Wakabayashi Hanshin 199
Home Runs Allowed Shigeru Morii Sangyo 5
Strikeouts Hideo Fujimoto Tokyo Kyojin 113
Base-on-Balls Kozo Naito Asahi 136

[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 Tadashi Wakabayashi Hanshin P 93 14 25 0 15 2 .269 .370 .387 22 - 4 248.0 199 1 53 45 1.56

[edit] High School Baseball

Both Koshien Tournaments continued to be canceled due to war.

[edit] University Baseball

University leagues continued to be canceled due to war.

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