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1960 Yomiuri Giants

1960 > Class Foreign > 1960 Japan Central League
Overall: 66-61
Scored 444 runs, Allowed 459 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 62-65

Manager: Shigeru Mizuhara
Represented: Tokyo, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1959 / 1961

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Hiroaki Aoki 23 23 22 21 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .048 .048 .048 .095 1 0 0 1 0 0
2 Takehiko Bessho 37 37 45 39 4 7 2 0 1 3 0 0 1 7 .179 .200 .308 .508 12 0 0 5 0 0
3 Shin Fujimoto 22 85 196 177 15 36 3 1 0 9 2 2 12 36 .203 .258 .232 .490 41 3 1 6 0 0
4 Shigeru Fujio 25 104 350 314 39 77 5 4 15 54 13 0 24 50 .245 .300 .430 .730 135 7 2 7 3 0
5 Motoshi Fujita 28 38 46 43 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 15 .070 .111 .070 .181 3 0 0 1 0 0
6 Tatsuro Hiroka 28 98 393 363 47 81 12 6 12 26 3 4 21 53 .223 .266 .388 .655 141 9 1 6 2 1
7 Ritsuo Horimoto 25 69 131 114 8 25 3 0 2 6 1 1 9 41 .219 .276 .298 .575 34 2 0 8 0 0
8 Sho Horiuchi 24 16 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
9 Yoshiaki Ito* 26 54 61 57 3 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 17 .123 .180 .123 .303 7 1 0 0 0 0
10 Katsumi Kato 25 17 18 17 1 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 6 .294 .333 .294 .627 5 0 0 0 0 0
11 Tadashi Kawano 24 68 32 29 5 5 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 9 .172 .226 .172 .398 5 1 0 1 0 0
12 Yoshinori Kido 23 8 4 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .500 .500 .750 1.250 3 0 0 0 0 0
13 Fumio Kitsugi 23 23 23 23 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 .087 .087 .174 .261 4 1 0 0 0 0
14 Toshihiro Komatsu* 20 13 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Takamasa Kondo 18 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Akira Kunimatsu* 25 125 404 357 41 85 13 1 11 46 7 2 35 60 .238 .307 .373 .679 133 3 2 6 4 5
17 Toshio Miyamoto? 27 112 333 290 32 66 11 2 8 25 2 5 29 41 .228 .311 .362 .673 105 11 7 5 2 2
18 Masahiko Mori* 23 115 384 355 18 70 14 0 2 18 5 2 20 46 .197 .238 .254 .492 90 11 0 6 3 6
19 Shigeo Nagashima 24 126 524 452 71 151 22 12 16 64 31 12 70 28 .334 .422 .542 .964 245 8 0 0 2 32
20 Minoru Nakamura 21 35 15 15 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 .267 .267 .333 .600 5 0 0 0 0 0
21 Tsunetoshi Nakamura 23 7 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Shojiro Namba 25 48 76 63 3 10 1 0 0 2 1 1 8 22 .159 .264 .175 .438 11 1 1 4 0 0
23 Tadaomi Nishino 19 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Sadaharu Oh* 20 130 502 426 49 115 19 3 17 71 5 4 67 101 .270 .375 .448 .823 191 7 5 3 1 5
25 Kazuhiko Sakazaki* 22 104 232 213 18 43 6 0 11 31 2 1 14 56 .202 .257 .385 .641 82 5 2 2 1 2
26 Isao Sasaki 22 15 7 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .286 .429 2 1 0 0 0 0
27 Akira Shiobara 20 11 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Tokito Soejima 23 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Masakatsu Takahashi* 22 7 7 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0 0 0 0 0
30 Masataka Tsuchiya 24 120 428 379 39 78 18 2 6 27 18 6 38 73 .206 .280 .311 .592 118 5 2 7 2 2
31 Tatsuyoshi Yasuhara 24 13 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Wally Yonamine* 35 126 454 399 48 91 19 3 5 26 6 2 43 55 .228 .307 .328 .635 131 5 3 8 1 4
33 Taketoshi Yoshiwara* 22 28 19 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .000 .111 .000 .111 0 1 0 1 0 0
33 Players 25.2 130 4745 4218 444 967 153 34 106 416 99 43 403 776 .229 .299 .357 .656 1506 82 26 77 21 59
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Hiroaki Aoki 23 6 2 .750 3.76 23 10 0 1 0 64.2 62 32 27 4 19 0 33 4 0 0 277 1.253 8.6 0.6 2.6 4.6 1.74
2 Takehiko Bessho 37 9 4 .692 3.06 35 16 10 3 1 129.1 117 52 44 11 37 0 72 7 0 1 536 1.191 8.1 0.8 2.6 5.0 1.95
3 Kensaku Fujimoto 19 0 0 4.50 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 8 1.500 9.0 0.0 4.5 9.0 2.00
4 Motoshi Fujita 28 7 12 .368 3.06 36 17 9 4 2 141.0 128 60 48 12 53 2 70 1 0 4 592 1.284 8.2 0.8 3.4 4.5 1.32
5 Ritsuo Horimoto 25 29 18 .617 2.00 69 35 31 26 3 364.2 278 92 81 22 89 3 210 8 1 3 1416 1.006 6.9 0.5 2.2 5.2 2.36
6 Sho Horiuchi 24 0 2 .000 3.44 16 4 8 0 0 34.0 30 15 13 4 11 0 20 0 0 1 139 1.206 7.9 1.1 2.9 5.3 1.82
7 Yoshiaki Ito* 26 10 9 .526 3.21 53 26 5 5 1 187.2 150 76 67 20 58 5 157 1 0 4 747 1.108 7.2 1.0 2.8 7.5 2.71
8 Yoshinori Kido 23 0 0 6.00 8 3 0 0 0 18.0 18 12 12 5 6 0 10 0 1 0 76 1.333 9.0 2.5 3.0 5.0 1.67
9 Toshihiro Komatsu* 20 0 1 .000 4.50 10 1 2 0 0 18.0 14 11 9 1 10 0 14 0 0 0 76 1.333 7.0 0.5 5.0 7.0 1.40
10 Takamasa Kondo 18 0 0 13.50 3 1 0 0 0 4.0 8 6 6 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 22 2.500 18.0 2.2 4.5 2.2 0.50
11 Yoshihiro Kuroda 20 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.5
12 Minoru Nakamura 21 2 4 .333 5.16 35 5 9 0 0 61.0 69 36 35 5 16 0 38 1 0 1 264 1.393 10.2 0.7 2.4 5.6 2.38
13 Tsunetoshi Nakamura 23 1 1 .500 3.86 7 2 1 0 0 14.0 8 6 6 1 8 0 9 0 0 0 58 1.143 5.1 0.6 5.1 5.8 1.13
14 Tokito Soejima 23 0 1 .000 3.00 10 1 4 0 0 21.0 20 9 7 1 6 0 12 1 0 1 89 1.238 8.6 0.4 2.6 5.1 2.00
15 Tatsuyoshi Yasuhara 24 0 1 .000 8.37 12 1 5 0 0 23.2 35 28 22 8 8 0 10 3 0 0 114 1.817 13.3 3.0 3.0 3.8 1.25
16 Taketoshi Yoshiwara* 22 2 6 .250 2.39 27 8 5 2 0 75.1 69 23 20 4 16 2 34 3 0 0 298 1.128 8.2 0.5 1.9 4.1 2.13
16 Players 25.7 66 61 .520 3.09 130 130 89 41 9 1160.1 1008 459 398 99 340 12 693 29 2 15 4718 1.162 7.8 0.8 2.6 5.4 2.04
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Masahiko Mori 114 0.00
Shigeru Fujio 19 0.00
Katsumi Kato 16 0.00
Isao Sasaki 9 0.00
Yoshinori Kido 8 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sadaharu Oh 129 0.00
Fumio Kitsugi 8 0.00
Shojiro Namba 8 0.00
Isao Sasaki 1 0.00
Wally Yonamine 1 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Masataka Tsuchiya 117 0.00
Shin Fujimoto 34 0.00
Akira Shiobara 3 0.00
Shojiro Namba 2 0.00
Tadaomi Nishino 1 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Shigeo Nagashima 123 0.00
Shojiro Namba 15 0.00
Masataka Tsuchiya 4 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tatsuro Hiroka 94 0.00
Shin Fujimoto 42 0.00
Shigeo Nagashima 10 0.00
Akira Shiobara 3 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wally Yonamine 114 0.00
Akira Kunimatsu 109 0.00
Toshio Miyamoto 92 0.00
Shigeru Fujio 82 0.00
Kazuhiko Sakazaki 64 0.00
Tadashi Kawano 51 0.00
Isao Sasaki 6 0.00
Toshihiro Komatsu 2 0.00
Takehiko Bessho 1 0.00
Motoshi Fujita 1 0.00
Yoshiaki Ito 1 0.00
Takamasa Kondo 1 0.00
Taketoshi Yoshiwara 1 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ritsuo Horimoto 69 0.00
Yoshiaki Ito 53 0.00
Motoshi Fujita 36 0.00
Takehiko Bessho 35 0.00
Minoru Nakamura 35 0.00
Taketoshi Yoshiwara 27 0.00
Hiroaki Aoki 23 0.00
Sho Horiuchi 16 0.00
Tatsuyoshi Yasuhara 12 0.00
Toshihiro Komatsu 10 0.00
Tokito Soejima 10 0.00
Yoshinori Kido 8 0.00
Tsunetoshi Nakamura 7 0.00
Takamasa Kondo 3 0.00
Kensaku Fujimoto 1 0.00
Yoshihiro Kuroda 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Hiroaki Aoki 23 R R 5' 8.0" 180 Apr 18, 1937 Shizuoka, JP
Takehiko Bessho 37 R R 5' 11.0" 187 Oct 1, 1922 Kobe, Hyogo, JP
Kensaku Fujimoto 19 R R 5' 8.0" 145 Jul 12, 1940 Mihara, Hiroshima, JP
Shin Fujimoto 22 R R 5' 8.0" 140 Mar 31, 1938 Yamaguchi, JP
Shigeru Fujio 25 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Oct 8, 1934 Nishinomiya, Hyogo, JP
Motoshi Fujita 28 R R 5' 8.0" 140 Aug 7, 1931 Ochi-gun, Ehime, JP
Tatsuro Hiroka 28 R R 5' 11.0" 154 Feb 9, 1932 Kure, Hiroshima, JP
Ritsuo Horimoto 25 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Jan 20, 1935 Osaka, JP
Sho Horiuchi 24 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Oct 5, 1935 Higashi Chikuma-gun, Nagano, JP
Yoshiaki Ito 26 L L 5' 9.0" 156 Dec 30, 1933 Kita Hamamura, Shizuoka, JP
Katsumi Kato 25 R R 5' 8.0" 151 Jun 13, 1935 Nagoya, Aichi, JP
Tadashi Kawano 24 R R 5' 9.0" 140 May 29, 1936 Oita, JP
Yoshinori Kido 23 R R 5' 7.0" 154 Sep 18, 1936 Kakogawa, Hyogo, JP
Fumio Kitsugi 23 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Jan 26, 1937 Nagano, JP
Toshihiro Komatsu 20 L L 5' 8.0" 156 Jan 13, 1940 Kochi, Kochi, JP
Takamasa Kondo 18 R R 5' 7.0" 140 Sep 19, 1941 Tsukumi, Oita, JP
Akira Kunimatsu 25 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 14, 1934 Shiga, JP
Yoshihiro Kuroda 20 R R 5' 11.0" 162 Jun 15, 1940 Kitami, Hokkaido, JP
Toshio Miyamoto 27 Apr 26, 1933
Masahiko Mori 23 L R 5' 8.0" 185 Jan 9, 1937 Toyonaka, Osaka, JP
Shigeo Nagashima 24 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Feb 20, 1936 Sakura, Chiba, JP
Minoru Nakamura 21 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Sep 28, 1938 Ise, Mie, JP
Tsunetoshi Nakamura 23 R R 5' 6.0" 150 Jun 29, 1937 Ehime, JP
Shojiro Namba 25 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Feb 19, 1935 Okayama, JP
Tadaomi Nishino 19 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Mar 10, 1941 Hiroshima, JP
Sadaharu Oh 20 L L 5' 10.0" 173 May 20, 1940 Sumida Ward, Tokyo, JP
Kazuhiko Sakazaki 22 L L 5' 9.0" 170 Jan 5, 1938 Toyonaka, Osaka, JP
Isao Sasaki 22 R R 5' 9.0" 162 Oct 10, 1937 Yamaguchi, JP
Akira Shiobara 20 R R 5' 8.0" 154 Mar 30, 1940 Matsumoto, Nagano, JP
Tokito Soejima 23 R R 5' 9.0" 147 Sep 18, 1936 Kumamoto, JP
Masakatsu Takahashi 22 L L 5' 10.0" 151 Feb 26, 1938 Mie, JP
Masataka Tsuchiya 24 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Oct 6, 1935 Nagano, JP
Tatsuyoshi Yasuhara 24 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 5, 1936 Okayama, JP
Wally Yonamine 35 L L 5' 9.0" 180 Jun 24, 1925 Olowalu, HI, US
Taketoshi Yoshiwara 22 L L 5' 8.0" 160 Jul 29, 1937 Yasugi, Shimane, JP

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Sources

This data has been provided by Ted Turocy of the Chadwick Baseball Bureau. Many Thanks to Ted for his diligent work on this.