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1976 Yomiuri Giants

1976 > Class Foreign > 1976 Japan Central League
Overall: 76-45
Scored 661 runs, Allowed 505 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-46

Manager: Shigeo Nagashima
Represented: Tokyo, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1975 / 1977

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Koji Ano 28 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Kenji Awaguchi* 24 108 287 258 44 77 14 1 10 39 10 4 20 41 .298 .367 .477 .844 123 2 8 1 0 0
3 Shozo Doi 34 89 255 231 25 58 9 4 2 20 4 1 10 22 .251 .287 .351 .638 81 5 3 8 3 0
4 Haruaki Harada* 28 61 61 54 2 11 4 0 0 6 0 1 6 12 .204 .295 .278 .573 15 0 1 0 0 1
5 Isao Harimoto* 36 130 572 513 89 182 35 5 22 93 8 5 51 44 .355 .415 .571 .986 293 9 4 1 3 0
6 Tsuneo Horiuchi 28 34 71 59 8 12 3 0 0 5 0 0 1 13 .203 .213 .254 .467 15 0 0 10 1 0
7 Haruki Ihara 27 9 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Davey Johnson 33 108 431 371 48 102 16 2 26 74 1 1 46 62 .275 .365 .539 .904 200 6 9 1 4 0
9 Hajime Kato 26 46 59 48 6 13 1 0 0 4 0 0 3 19 .271 .314 .292 .605 14 0 0 8 0 0
10 Shigeru Kobayashi 23 43 86 78 5 10 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 30 .128 .150 .128 .278 10 0 0 6 0 0
11 Kazumasa Kono 24 124 359 320 45 78 12 2 5 24 10 1 24 50 .244 .314 .341 .654 109 8 9 5 1 7
12 Makoto Kurata 30 30 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
13 Takashi Mizutani 28 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Toshiyuki Nakayama 25 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Hisao Niura* 25 50 70 66 2 12 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 27 .182 .182 .197 .379 13 0 0 4 0 0
16 Kunikazu Ogawa 29 36 12 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .100 .100 .100 .200 1 0 0 2 0 0
17 Sadaharu Oh* 36 122 536 400 99 130 11 1 49 123 3 1 125 45 .325 .479 .725 1.204 290 8 2 0 9 27
18 Isao Shibata# 32 121 454 395 69 112 24 1 10 36 20 6 47 45 .284 .366 .425 .791 168 1 6 3 3 3
19 Toshimitsu Suetsugu 34 119 332 303 27 85 10 0 9 47 1 0 22 24 .281 .323 .403 .726 122 11 0 1 6 2
20 Shigeru Takada 30 118 492 430 84 131 22 3 13 58 17 2 28 24 .305 .353 .460 .814 198 7 6 25 3 1
21 Yoshimasa Takahashi 32 25 19 14 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .143 .200 .143 .343 2 0 0 4 0 0
22 Makoto Tsuchida 33 85 19 19 12 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 4 .158 .158 .158 .316 3 1 0 0 0 0
23 Takeshi Ueda 30 61 26 21 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 7 .048 .231 .048 .278 1 0 0 0 0 0
24 Clyde Wright 35 22 50 44 2 7 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 16 .159 .178 .295 .473 13 3 1 5 0 0
25 Kazuo Yamamoto 29 77 52 48 6 15 4 0 2 5 1 0 4 5 .313 .365 .521 .886 25 0 0 0 0 0
26 Koji Yamamoto* 24 67 68 66 5 18 1 0 1 7 0 0 1 13 .273 .294 .333 .627 22 0 1 0 0 0
27 Masahiro Yanagida* 28 99 208 191 32 57 8 5 9 36 2 4 15 19 .298 .346 .534 .880 102 2 0 0 2 1
28 Tadashi Yazawa 27 56 74 67 7 15 1 0 2 8 0 0 2 10 .224 .274 .328 .602 22 2 3 1 1 0
29 Tadao Yokoyama 26 14 9 8 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .125 .222 .250 .472 2 0 0 0 0 0
30 Takashi Yoshida 30 124 423 377 36 98 16 3 5 37 0 1 33 49 .260 .325 .358 .683 135 11 5 4 4 3
30 Players 30.6 130 5036 4402 661 1232 193 27 167 632 79 30 447 590 .280 .351 .450 .801 1980 76 58 89 40 45
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 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 Tsuneo Horiuchi 28 14 6 .700 3.96 34 27 4 11 2 0 177.1 173 84 78 23 71 1 82 4 0 2 763 1.376 8.8 1.2 3.6 4.2 1.15
2 Hajime Kato 26 15 4 .789 3.70 46 14 23 4 1 8 168.0 141 72 69 21 63 2 161 2 0 8 696 1.214 7.6 1.1 3.4 8.6 2.56
3 Shigeru Kobayashi 23 18 8 .692 2.98 43 29 6 7 1 2 217.1 192 77 72 30 47 5 129 9 0 0 868 1.100 8.0 1.2 1.9 5.3 2.74
4 Makoto Kurata 30 1 2 .333 3.14 30 0 13 0 0 1 48.2 38 18 17 9 18 2 43 1 0 0 196 1.151 7.0 1.7 3.3 8.0 2.39
5 Takashi Mizutani 28 1 0 1.000 6.05 13 1 5 0 0 0 19.1 23 13 13 3 8 0 6 1 0 0 85 1.603 10.7 1.4 3.7 2.8 0.75
6 Toshiyuki Nakayama 25 1 0 1.000 5.11 11 0 7 0 0 0 12.1 15 10 7 1 10 1 12 0 0 1 61 2.027 10.9 0.7 7.3 8.8 1.20
7 Takashi Nishimoto 20 0 0 27.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 3 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 4.000 27.0 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
8 Hisao Niura* 25 11 11 .500 3.10 50 25 14 10 3 5 197.1 156 82 68 20 81 2 162 2 0 2 818 1.201 7.1 0.9 3.7 7.4 2.00
9 Kunikazu Ogawa 29 3 2 .600 3.28 36 1 13 0 0 1 68.2 71 28 25 13 13 1 32 3 0 0 282 1.223 9.3 1.7 1.7 4.2 2.46
10 Katsuyoshi Shiotsuki 23 0 0 6.00 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 1 2 2 1 5 0 3 0 0 0 15 2.000 3.0 3.0 15.0 9.0 0.60
11 Yoshimasa Takahashi 32 3 1 .750 3.45 25 6 4 0 0 1 62.2 62 27 24 12 12 5 39 3 0 0 252 1.181 8.9 1.7 1.7 5.6 3.25
12 Isao Tamura 19 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 3.000 18.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
13 Clyde Wright* 35 8 7 .533 3.32 21 21 0 5 2 0 130.0 123 54 48 6 44 3 51 4 1 2 541 1.285 8.5 0.4 3.0 3.5 1.16
14 Tadao Yokoyama 26 1 4 .200 7.04 14 6 2 0 0 0 38.1 51 35 30 4 27 1 21 3 0 2 187 2.035 12.0 0.9 6.3 4.9 0.78
14 Players 27.3 76 45 .628 3.58 130 130 93 37 10 18 1145.0 1051 505 456 144 401 23 741 32 1 17 4776 1.268 8.3 1.1 3.2 5.8 1.85

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Takashi Yoshida 124 0.00
Tadashi Yazawa 53 0.00
Koji Ano 1 0.00
Shigeru Sugiyama 1 0.00

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sadaharu Oh 121 0.00
Koji Yamamoto 22 0.00
Davey Johnson 2 0.00
Masahiro Yanagida 2 0.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Davey Johnson 97 0.00
Shozo Doi 50 0.00
Takeshi Ueda 3 0.00
Kazuo Yamamoto 2 0.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Shigeru Takada 115 0.00
Kazuo Yamamoto 54 0.00
Davey Johnson 14 0.00
Takeshi Ueda 13 0.00
Haruki Ihara 3 0.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kazumasa Kono 123 0.00
Takeshi Ueda 36 0.00
Shozo Doi 27 0.00
Kazuo Yamamoto 12 0.00
Haruki Ihara 2 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Isao Harimoto 130 0.00
Isao Shibata 106 0.00
Toshimitsu Suetsugu 106 0.00
Kenji Awaguchi 74 0.00
Makoto Tsuchida 69 0.00
Masahiro Yanagida 59 0.00
Shigeru Takada 5 0.00
Haruaki Harada 4 0.00
Koji Yamamoto 2 0.00
Susumu Omata 1 0.00
Clyde Wright 1 0.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hisao Niura 50 0.00
Hajime Kato 46 0.00
Shigeru Kobayashi 43 0.00
Kunikazu Ogawa 36 0.00
Tsuneo Horiuchi 34 0.00
Makoto Kurata 30 0.00
Yoshimasa Takahashi 25 0.00
Clyde Wright 21 0.00
Tadao Yokoyama 14 0.00
Takashi Mizutani 13 0.00
Toshiyuki Nakayama 11 0.00
Katsuyoshi Shiotsuki 3 0.00
Takashi Nishimoto 1 0.00
Isao Tamura 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Koji Ano 28 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jan 1, 1948 Sakai, Osaka, JP
Kenji Awaguchi 24 L R 5' 8.0" 167 Apr 5, 1952 Itano-gun, Tokushima, JP
Shozo Doi 34 R R 5' 8.0" 136 Jun 28, 1942 Kobe, Hyogo, JP
Haruaki Harada 28 L R 5' 10.0" 176 Jul 28, 1947 Tokyo, Tokyo, JP
Isao Harimoto 36 L L 5' 11.0" 187 Jun 19, 1940 Hiroshima, Hiroshima, JP
Tsuneo Horiuchi 28 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Jan 16, 1948 Kofu, Yamanashi, JP
Haruki Ihara 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 18, 1949 Konu-gun, Hiroshima, JP
Davey Johnson 33 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jan 30, 1943 Orlando, FL, US
Hajime Kato 26 R R 5' 9.0" 158 Dec 20, 1949 Fuji, Shizuoka, JP
Shigeru Kobayashi 23 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Nov 14, 1952 Tohaku-gun, Tottori, JP
Kazumasa Kono 24 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Nov 7, 1951 Yawatahama, Ehime, JP
Makoto Kurata 30 R R 6' 1.0" 182 Jun 3, 1946 Minato Ward, Tokyo, JP
Takashi Mizutani 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 28, 1948 Aichi, JP
Toshiyuki Nakayama 25 R R 5' 8.0" 147 Jun 25, 1951 Hokkaido, JP
Takashi Nishimoto 20 R R 5' 9.0" 178 Jun 27, 1956 Matsuyama, Ehime, JP
Hisao Niura 25 L L 6' 0.0" 176 May 11, 1951 Setagaya Ward, Tokyo, JP
Kunikazu Ogawa 29 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Feb 1, 1947 Fukuyama, Hiroshima, JP
Sadaharu Oh 36 L L 5' 10.0" 173 May 20, 1940 Sumida Ward, Tokyo, JP
Susumu Omata 24 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 18, 1951 Kanagawa, JP
Isao Shibata 32 S R 5' 9.0" 162 Feb 8, 1944 Yokohama, Kanagawa, JP
Katsuyoshi Shiotsuki 23 R R 5' 10.0" 176 Aug 14, 1952 Minami Kaifu-gun, Oita, JP
Toshimitsu Suetsugu 34 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Mar 2, 1942 Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto, JP
Shigeru Sugiyama 26 R R 5' 10.0" 156 Apr 23, 1950 Choshi, Chiba, JP
Shigeru Takada 30 R R 5' 8.0" 154 Jul 24, 1945 Kagoshima, JP
Yoshimasa Takahashi 32 R R 5' 9.0" 165 May 5, 1944 Takaoka-gun, Kochi, JP
Isao Tamura 19 R R 6' 0.0" 167 Mar 22, 1957 Kuga-gun, Yamaguchi, JP
Makoto Tsuchida 33 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Jun 12, 1943 Okayama, JP
Takeshi Ueda 30 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Mar 16, 1946 Nishinomiya, Hyogo, JP
Clyde Wright 35 R L 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 20, 1941 Jefferson City, TN, US
Kazuo Yamamoto 29 R R 5' 10.0" 162 Sep 30, 1946 Kita-Kyushu, Fukuoka, JP
Koji Yamamoto 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 25, 1951 Sakai, Osaka, JP
Masahiro Yanagida 28 L L 5' 9.0" 176 May 21, 1948 Kumamoto, JP
Tadashi Yazawa 27 R R 5' 7.0" 154 Aug 2, 1948 Aichi, JP
Tadao Yokoyama 26 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Jan 4, 1950 Hokkaido, JP
Takashi Yoshida 30 R R 5' 10.0" 173 Jun 23, 1946 Kobe, Hyogo, 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.