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1973 Yomiuri Giants

1973 > Class Foreign > 1973 Japan Central League
Overall: 66-60
Scored 565 runs, Allowed 470 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-52

Manager: Tetsuharu Kawakami
Represented: Tokyo, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1972 / 1974

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 Koji Ano 25 4 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 1 0 0 0 0
2 Kenji Awaguchi* 21 24 30 27 0 6 2 1 0 2 0 0 2 11 .222 .276 .370 .646 10 0 0 1 0 0
3 Shozo Doi 31 105 355 305 34 80 13 0 5 31 1 5 29 36 .262 .331 .354 .685 108 8 3 17 1 1
4 Yasuhiro Hagiwara* 25 38 41 36 4 7 0 0 2 4 0 0 4 4 .194 .275 .361 .636 13 0 0 1 0 0
5 Haruaki Harada* 25 49 78 70 5 19 2 0 1 9 0 0 8 17 .271 .346 .343 .689 24 0 0 0 0 0
6 Isao Hirono* 29 24 28 24 2 3 0 0 2 5 0 0 3 6 .125 .250 .375 .625 9 1 1 0 0 0
7 Tsuneo Horiuchi 25 39 78 70 9 16 4 0 3 4 0 0 3 22 .229 .270 .414 .685 29 1 1 4 0 0
8 Shigeru Kobayashi 20 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Kazumasa Kono 21 24 25 23 3 2 0 0 1 2 2 0 1 4 .087 .160 .217 .377 5 0 1 0 0 0
10 Makoto Kurata 27 49 67 62 2 6 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 23 .097 .097 .113 .210 7 1 0 5 0 0
11 Yukinobu Kuroe 34 111 390 353 35 87 15 2 8 47 10 3 24 28 .246 .298 .368 .667 130 11 3 8 2 1
12 Teruyoshi Matsuo 22 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Masahiko Mori* 36 97 241 223 11 49 5 0 3 19 1 0 14 10 .220 .268 .283 .550 63 7 1 2 1 2
14 Shigeo Nagashima 37 127 530 483 60 130 14 0 20 76 3 2 37 35 .269 .318 .422 .740 204 20 1 1 8 3
15 Hisao Niura* 22 21 30 26 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 10 .115 .207 .115 .322 3 0 0 1 0 0
16 Kunikazu Ogawa 26 32 9 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .143 .250 .143 .393 1 1 0 1 0 0
17 Sadaharu Oh* 33 130 560 428 111 152 18 0 51 114 2 1 124 41 .355 .500 .755 1.255 323 7 4 0 4 38
18 Kenji Otake 21 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Mitsuhiro Sekimoto 24 38 46 41 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 23 .024 .070 .024 .094 1 1 0 3 0 0
20 Isao Shibata# 29 125 552 495 81 137 17 6 6 34 24 11 51 68 .277 .344 .372 .715 184 2 1 2 3 1
21 Osamu Shimano 23 9 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
22 Toshimitsu Suetsugu 31 126 461 424 47 111 17 3 13 59 6 2 27 51 .262 .307 .408 .715 173 11 3 2 5 2
23 Shigeru Sugiyama 23 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Shigeru Takada 27 121 428 375 67 94 18 1 14 42 18 1 30 34 .251 .309 .416 .725 156 6 4 14 5 0
25 Kazumi Takahashi* 27 45 121 111 13 21 2 1 0 6 1 0 1 25 .189 .195 .225 .420 25 0 0 8 1 0
26 Yoshimasa Takahashi 29 25 17 14 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 6 .071 .133 .071 .205 1 0 0 2 0 0
27 Yasuharu Taki 32 43 14 12 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 .083 .154 .083 .237 1 0 0 1 0 0
28 Nobuhiro Tamai 23 7 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
29 Masaru Tomita 26 44 73 64 12 12 4 0 3 5 3 3 4 16 .188 .235 .391 .626 25 2 0 5 0 0
30 Makoto Tsuchida 30 50 63 57 4 7 2 0 1 8 0 1 4 12 .123 .177 .211 .388 12 3 0 1 1 0
31 Takeshi Ueda 27 93 224 202 21 46 8 0 2 17 1 3 14 33 .228 .283 .297 .580 60 4 2 5 1 1
32 Kazuo Yamamoto 26 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Tsukasa Yamashita 24 19 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Masahiro Yanagida* 25 73 178 150 23 44 5 2 9 24 4 0 27 33 .293 .404 .533 .938 80 0 1 0 0 2
35 Tadashi Yazawa 24 16 27 23 0 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 5 .217 .333 .261 .594 6 1 2 0 0 0
36 Tadao Yokoyama 23 10 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0
37 Takashi Yoshida 27 85 221 191 15 51 2 1 5 20 0 1 23 25 .267 .349 .366 .715 70 3 1 6 0 3
37 Players 30.1 130 4912 4318 565 1094 150 17 149 540 77 33 442 598 .253 .325 .399 .724 1725 91 29 91 32 54
* - 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 Yusaku Akimoto 38 0 0 6.75 3 0 1 0 0 4.0 5 3 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 17 1.250 11.2 2.2 0.0 4.5
2 Tsuneo Horiuchi 25 12 17 .414 4.52 39 33 6 15 2 221.0 238 117 111 28 70 6 113 6 1 1 953 1.394 9.7 1.1 2.9 4.6 1.61
3 Shigeru Kobayashi 20 0 0 0.00 6 0 4 0 0 11.1 5 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 1 40 0.618 4.0 0.0 1.6 4.8 3.00
4 Makoto Kurata 27 18 9 .667 2.74 49 11 18 8 2 187.1 156 66 57 13 63 6 142 5 0 3 780 1.169 7.5 0.6 3.0 6.8 2.25
5 Teruyoshi Matsuo 22 0 0 4.91 5 2 3 0 0 7.1 6 5 4 2 5 1 2 0 0 0 34 1.500 7.4 2.5 6.1 2.5 0.40
6 Hisao Niura* 22 3 3 .500 3.44 21 17 2 1 1 83.2 61 36 32 7 53 3 78 0 1 0 356 1.363 6.6 0.8 5.7 8.4 1.47
7 Kunikazu Ogawa 26 3 0 1.000 3.28 32 0 9 0 0 57.2 50 23 21 12 16 1 34 0 0 1 231 1.145 7.8 1.9 2.5 5.3 2.13
8 Mitsuhiro Sekimoto 24 4 10 .286 3.41 38 18 7 4 1 140.0 143 63 53 17 46 4 69 3 0 0 593 1.350 9.2 1.1 3.0 4.4 1.50
9 Osamu Shimano 23 0 1 .000 2.81 9 1 2 0 0 16.0 14 8 5 1 9 0 12 0 0 2 71 1.438 7.9 0.6 5.1 6.8 1.33
10 Katsuya Sugawara 28 0 0 6.97 6 0 2 0 0 10.1 13 8 8 4 2 1 5 0 0 0 44 1.452 11.3 3.5 1.7 4.4 2.50
11 Kazumi Takahashi* 27 23 13 .639 2.20 45 37 8 24 7 306.1 215 82 75 32 139 12 238 9 0 5 1247 1.156 6.3 0.9 4.1 7.0 1.71
12 Yoshimasa Takahashi 29 1 5 .167 3.45 25 9 11 1 0 70.1 74 31 27 14 11 2 50 3 0 2 291 1.209 9.5 1.8 1.4 6.4 4.55
13 Nobuhiro Tamai 23 0 1 .000 5.02 7 1 3 0 0 14.1 13 11 8 2 6 0 6 0 0 0 64 1.326 8.2 1.3 3.8 3.8 1.00
14 Tadao Yokoyama 23 2 1 .667 6.00 10 1 1 0 0 21.0 25 17 14 4 15 0 11 0 0 2 101 1.905 10.7 1.7 6.4 4.7 0.73
14 Players 25.5 66 60 .524 3.25 130 130 77 53 14 1150.2 1018 470 416 137 437 36 768 26 2 17 4822 1.264 8.0 1.1 3.4 6.0 1.76
* - 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 91 0.00
Takashi Yoshida 84 0.00
Tadashi Yazawa 13 0.00
Koji Ano 2 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sadaharu Oh 130 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Shozo Doi 102 0.00
Yukinobu Kuroe 25 0.00
Masaru Tomita 20 0.00
Takeshi Ueda 17 0.00
Tsukasa Yamashita 6 0.00
Kazumasa Kono 5 0.00
Yasuharu Taki 5 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Shigeo Nagashima 127 0.00
Yasuharu Taki 30 0.00
Masaru Tomita 14 0.00
Takeshi Ueda 2 0.00
Kazuo Yamamoto 1 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yukinobu Kuroe 88 0.00
Takeshi Ueda 75 0.00
Kazumasa Kono 10 0.00
Yasuharu Taki 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Isao Shibata 122 0.00
Toshimitsu Suetsugu 122 0.00
Shigeru Takada 116 0.00
Masahiro Yanagida 53 0.00
Haruaki Harada 22 0.00
Makoto Tsuchida 21 0.00
Yasuhiro Hagiwara 14 0.00
Kenji Awaguchi 4 0.00
Isao Hirono 3 0.00
Masaru Tomita 2 0.00
Eiji Takahashi 1 0.00
Kazumi Takahashi 1 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Makoto Kurata 49 0.00
Kazumi Takahashi 45 0.00
Tsuneo Horiuchi 39 0.00
Mitsuhiro Sekimoto 38 0.00
Kunikazu Ogawa 32 0.00
Yoshimasa Takahashi 25 0.00
Hisao Niura 21 0.00
Tadao Yokoyama 10 0.00
Osamu Shimano 9 0.00
Nobuhiro Tamai 7 0.00
Shigeru Kobayashi 6 0.00
Katsuya Sugawara 6 0.00
Teruyoshi Matsuo 5 0.00
Yusaku Akimoto 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Yusaku Akimoto 38 R R 5' 7.0" 154 Jun 30, 1935 Kanagawa, JP
Koji Ano 25 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jan 1, 1948 Sakai, Osaka, JP
Kenji Awaguchi 21 L R 5' 8.0" 167 Apr 5, 1952 Itano-gun, Tokushima, JP
Shozo Doi 31 R R 5' 8.0" 136 Jun 28, 1942 Kobe, Hyogo, JP
Yasuhiro Hagiwara 25 L L 5' 9.0" 171 Nov 17, 1947 Yokohama, Kanagawa, JP
Haruaki Harada 25 L R 5' 10.0" 176 Jul 28, 1947 Tokyo, Tokyo, JP
Isao Hirono 29 L R 6' 0.0" 182 Oct 16, 1943 Tokushima, Tokushima, JP
Tsuneo Horiuchi 25 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Jan 16, 1948 Kofu, Yamanashi, JP
Shigeru Kobayashi 20 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Nov 14, 1952 Tohaku-gun, Tottori, JP
Kazumasa Kono 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Nov 7, 1951 Yawatahama, Ehime, JP
Makoto Kurata 27 R R 6' 1.0" 182 Jun 3, 1946 Minato Ward, Tokyo, JP
Yukinobu Kuroe 34 R R 5' 6.0" 165 Dec 12, 1938 Kagoshima, JP
Teruyoshi Matsuo 22 R R 5' 11.0" 158 Apr 23, 1951 Nagasaki, JP
Masahiko Mori 36 L R 5' 8.0" 185 Jan 9, 1937 Toyonaka, Osaka, JP
Shigeo Nagashima 37 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Feb 20, 1936 Sakura, Chiba, JP
Hisao Niura 22 L L 6' 0.0" 176 May 11, 1951 Setagaya Ward, Tokyo, JP
Kunikazu Ogawa 26 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Feb 1, 1947 Fukuyama, Hiroshima, JP
Sadaharu Oh 33 L L 5' 10.0" 173 May 20, 1940 Sumida Ward, Tokyo, JP
Kenji Otake 21 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 31, 1951 Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo, JP
Mitsuhiro Sekimoto 24 R R 6' 0.0" 165 May 1, 1949 Itoigawa, Niigata, JP
Isao Shibata 29 S R 5' 9.0" 162 Feb 8, 1944 Yokohama, Kanagawa, JP
Osamu Shimano 23 R R 5' 10.0" 162 Jun 2, 1950 Yokohama, Kanagawa, JP
Toshimitsu Suetsugu 31 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Mar 2, 1942 Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto, JP
Katsuya Sugawara 28 R R 5' 10.0" 171 Apr 4, 1945 Odate, Akita, JP
Shigeru Sugiyama 23 R R 5' 10.0" 156 Apr 23, 1950 Choshi, Chiba, JP
Shigeru Takada 27 R R 5' 8.0" 154 Jul 24, 1945 Kagoshima, JP
Eiji Takahashi 23 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 29, 1949 Miyagi, JP
Kazumi Takahashi 27 L L 5' 10.0" 171 Jun 9, 1946 Fuchu, Hiroshima, JP
Yoshimasa Takahashi 29 R R 5' 9.0" 165 May 5, 1944 Takaoka-gun, Kochi, JP
Yasuharu Taki 32 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Feb 11, 1941 Shizuoka, JP
Nobuhiro Tamai 23 R R 5' 10.0" 173 Sep 7, 1949 Ehime, JP
Masaru Tomita 26 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 11, 1946 Osaka, JP
Makoto Tsuchida 30 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Jun 12, 1943 Okayama, JP
Takeshi Ueda 27 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Mar 16, 1946 Nishinomiya, Hyogo, JP
Kazuo Yamamoto 26 R R 5' 10.0" 162 Sep 30, 1946 Kita-Kyushu, Fukuoka, JP
Tsukasa Yamashita 24 R R 5' 9.0" 158 Jul 8, 1948 Takaoka-gun, Kochi, JP
Masahiro Yanagida 25 L L 5' 9.0" 176 May 21, 1948 Kumamoto, JP
Tadashi Yazawa 24 R R 5' 7.0" 154 Aug 2, 1948 Aichi, JP
Tadao Yokoyama 23 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Jan 4, 1950 Hokkaido, JP
Takashi Yoshida 27 R R 5' 10.0" 173 Jun 23, 1946 Kobe, Hyogo, JP

About the Japanese Professional Baseball Data

Sources

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