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1962 Yomiuri Giants

1962 > Class Foreign > 1962 Japan Central League
Overall: 67-63
Scored 452 runs, Allowed 395 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-57

Manager: Tetsuharu Kawakami
Represented: Tokyo, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1961 / 1963

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 Yoshihiro Aiba 18 16 25 24 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 9 .167 .200 .250 .450 6 0 0 0 0 0
2 Shin Fujimoto 24 86 227 203 16 48 4 2 3 20 0 2 14 24 .236 .292 .320 .612 65 3 2 8 0 0
3 Shigeru Fujio 27 35 58 55 3 9 0 0 1 3 3 0 2 8 .164 .207 .218 .425 12 1 1 0 0 0
4 Motoshi Fujita 30 42 67 58 4 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 24 .086 .115 .138 .253 8 0 0 6 1 0
5 Kazuhide Funada 20 2 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Tatsuro Hiroka 30 116 412 378 36 81 11 3 4 33 8 7 22 83 .214 .262 .291 .553 110 9 3 7 2 0
7 Ritsuo Horimoto 27 26 37 36 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 .111 .111 .111 .222 4 1 0 1 0 0
8 Sho Horiuchi 26 35 36 33 5 7 1 1 0 4 1 0 2 6 .212 .257 .303 .560 10 0 0 1 0 0
9 Yoshiyuki Ikezawa* 23 76 158 148 7 37 4 0 2 15 1 2 7 30 .250 .288 .318 .606 47 5 1 2 0 0
10 Yoshiaki Ito* 28 39 39 36 3 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 9 .167 .189 .194 .384 7 2 0 2 0 0
11 Yasuhiro Iwago 18 5 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
12 Susumu Iwamoto 20 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Kunio Jonouchi 22 56 99 88 8 12 2 0 1 4 0 0 3 50 .136 .174 .193 .367 17 0 1 7 0 0
14 Tsugio Kada 23 6 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Akira Kunimatsu* 27 122 452 413 47 104 21 3 7 35 17 6 27 47 .252 .303 .368 .671 152 5 4 7 1 1
16 Akio Masuda 24 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Toshio Miyamoto? 29 115 388 350 24 83 14 2 4 24 4 3 30 61 .237 .301 .323 .624 113 9 3 3 2 1
18 Yukinori Miyata 22 29 16 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 .000 .063 .000 .063 0 1 0 0 0 0
19 Masahiko Mori* 25 134 508 469 43 116 24 1 6 44 4 6 32 35 .247 .297 .341 .638 160 15 2 3 2 4
20 Hiromoto Murase 20 19 16 15 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .133 .188 .133 .321 2 1 0 0 0 0
21 Shigeo Nagashima 26 134 584 525 69 151 38 5 25 80 18 7 51 61 .288 .354 .522 .876 274 14 5 0 3 7
22 Minoru Nakamura 23 52 72 62 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 31 .048 .092 .048 .141 3 0 0 7 0 0
23 Masami Nishiyama 22 18 19 19 1 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .316 .316 .368 .684 7 1 0 0 0 0
24 Genzo Noguchi 20 12 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Sadaharu Oh* 22 134 586 497 79 135 28 2 38 85 6 4 72 99 .272 .376 .565 .941 281 6 12 3 2 9
26 Kazuhiko Sakazaki* 24 126 465 413 40 114 20 4 6 44 7 2 47 80 .276 .352 .387 .739 160 8 2 2 1 2
27 Keisuke Senda 19 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Isao Shibata# 18 8 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
29 Akira Shiobara 22 75 189 176 18 32 6 1 3 11 2 1 6 23 .182 .213 .278 .492 49 3 1 6 0 0
30 Yutaka Sudo 25 92 217 203 17 41 10 3 0 6 5 2 8 32 .202 .236 .281 .517 57 6 1 5 0 0
31 Tsuneo Takabayashi 24 80 117 105 8 16 0 0 2 4 0 1 11 20 .152 .233 .210 .442 22 2 0 1 0 0
32 Akira Takahashi 20 11 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Eiichiro Takahashi 26 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Shoji Tokai 24 62 99 92 9 20 2 0 0 8 3 2 3 22 .217 .240 .239 .479 22 1 0 3 1 0
35 Masayuki Yamazaki 24 12 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0 0
36 Tatsuyoshi Yasuhara 26 56 83 74 5 11 0 1 0 2 2 0 6 13 .149 .222 .176 .398 13 0 1 2 0 0
36 Players 25.2 134 5005 4521 452 1050 188 30 102 428 85 47 354 805 .232 .293 .355 .648 1604 93 39 76 15 24
* - 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 Motoshi Fujita 30 13 11 .542 2.03 42 25 13 6 2 199.2 165 55 45 9 58 1 103 4 0 5 805 1.117 7.4 0.4 2.6 4.6 1.78
2 Ritsuo Horimoto 27 7 6 .538 2.81 26 19 3 2 2 109.0 102 40 34 11 34 0 58 0 0 0 452 1.248 8.4 0.9 2.8 4.8 1.71
3 Sho Horiuchi 26 6 8 .429 1.68 35 6 20 1 0 112.2 74 29 21 5 27 1 83 1 0 2 430 0.896 5.9 0.4 2.2 6.6 3.07
4 Yoshiaki Ito* 28 4 5 .444 2.71 39 16 2 3 1 123.0 108 44 37 9 55 4 96 2 1 5 520 1.325 7.9 0.7 4.0 7.0 1.75
5 Kunio Jonouchi 22 24 12 .667 2.21 56 31 13 14 5 280.2 207 78 69 11 62 5 173 8 0 3 1091 0.958 6.6 0.4 2.0 5.5 2.79
6 Akio Masuda* 24 0 0 0.00 3 1 2 0 0 6.0 6 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 25 1.333 9.0 0.0 3.0 4.5 1.50
7 Yukinori Miyata 22 2 3 .400 2.53 28 4 7 1 0 74.2 65 26 21 6 11 0 46 0 0 1 295 1.018 7.8 0.7 1.3 5.5 4.18
8 Hiromoto Murase 20 2 2 .500 2.72 19 9 4 1 1 56.1 40 21 17 5 10 0 23 6 0 0 218 0.888 6.4 0.8 1.6 3.7 2.30
9 Minoru Nakamura 23 9 12 .429 2.29 52 16 21 6 2 212.1 150 59 54 14 54 4 133 7 0 0 819 0.961 6.4 0.6 2.3 5.6 2.46
10 Isao Shibata 18 0 2 .000 9.82 6 3 3 0 0 11.0 16 12 12 5 4 0 9 1 0 0 53 1.818 13.1 4.1 3.3 7.4 2.25
11 Akira Takahashi 20 0 2 .000 5.70 11 1 5 0 0 23.2 28 17 15 1 4 0 12 1 0 1 102 1.352 10.6 0.4 1.5 4.6 3.00
12 Eiichiro Takahashi 26 0 0 8.00 7 3 3 0 0 9.0 14 8 8 3 8 0 8 1 0 0 50 2.444 14.0 3.0 8.0 8.0 1.00
13 Masayuki Yamazaki 24 0 0 3.06 11 0 4 0 0 17.2 18 6 6 1 6 0 7 0 0 0 73 1.358 9.2 0.5 3.1 3.6 1.17
13 Players 24.7 67 63 .515 2.47 134 134 100 34 20 1235.2 993 395 339 80 335 15 754 31 1 17 4933 1.075 7.2 0.6 2.4 5.5 2.25
* - 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 133 0.00
Shigeru Fujio 13 0.00
Masami Nishiyama 3 0.00
Genzo Noguchi 1 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sadaharu Oh 134 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yutaka Sudo 84 0.00
Akira Shiobara 54 0.00
Shin Fujimoto 52 0.00
Kazuhide Funada 2 0.00
Tadaomi Nishino 2 0.00
Keisuke Senda 1 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Shigeo Nagashima 134 0.00
Kazuhide Funada 1 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tatsuro Hiroka 115 0.00
Shin Fujimoto 42 0.00
Akira Shiobara 7 0.00
Susumu Iwamoto 1 0.00
Keisuke Senda 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Akira Kunimatsu 119 0.00
Kazuhiko Sakazaki 113 0.00
Toshio Miyamoto 109 0.00
Tsuneo Takabayashi 65 0.00
Shoji Tokai 46 0.00
Yoshiyuki Ikezawa 41 0.00
Yoshihiro Aiba 10 0.00
Masahiro Saito 8 0.00
Genzo Noguchi 6 0.00
Shigeru Fujio 5 0.00
Tsugio Kada 5 0.00
Hidehiko Koga 4 0.00
Kingo Kondo 4 0.00
Eiichiro Takahashi 2 0.00
Hideo Yawata 2 0.00
Shigeo Nagashima 1 0.00
Masayuki Yamazaki 1 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kunio Jonouchi 56 0.00
Minoru Nakamura 52 0.00
Motoshi Fujita 42 0.00
Yoshiaki Ito 39 0.00
Sho Horiuchi 35 0.00
Yukinori Miyata 28 0.00
Ritsuo Horimoto 26 0.00
Hiromoto Murase 19 0.00
Akira Takahashi 11 0.00
Masayuki Yamazaki 11 0.00
Eiichiro Takahashi 7 0.00
Isao Shibata 6 0.00
Akio Masuda 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Yoshihiro Aiba 18 R R 5' 8.0" 169 Dec 8, 1943 Obu, Aichi, JP
Shin Fujimoto 24 R R 5' 8.0" 140 Mar 31, 1938 Yamaguchi, JP
Shigeru Fujio 27 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Oct 8, 1934 Nishinomiya, Hyogo, JP
Motoshi Fujita 30 R R 5' 8.0" 140 Aug 7, 1931 Ochi-gun, Ehime, JP
Kazuhide Funada 20 R R 5' 11.0" 158 May 5, 1942 Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, JP
Tatsuro Hiroka 30 R R 5' 11.0" 154 Feb 9, 1932 Kure, Hiroshima, JP
Ritsuo Horimoto 27 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Jan 20, 1935 Osaka, JP
Sho Horiuchi 26 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Oct 5, 1935 Higashi Chikuma-gun, Nagano, JP
Yoshiyuki Ikezawa 23 L R 5' 8.0" 176 May 14, 1939 Tochigi, JP
Yoshiaki Ito 28 L L 5' 9.0" 156 Dec 30, 1933 Kita Hamamura, Shizuoka, JP
Yasuhiro Iwago 18 R R 5' 8.0" 171 Aug 3, 1943 Tosa, Kochi, JP
Susumu Iwamoto 20 R R 5' 9.0" 156 Jan 27, 1942 Kumano, Mie, JP
Kunio Jonouchi 22 R R 5' 10.0" 173 Feb 3, 1940 Sahara, Chiba, JP
Tsugio Kada 23 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 3, 1938 Mie, JP
Hidehiko Koga 22 S R 5' 10.0" 170 Sep 15, 1939 Kumamoto, Kumamoto, JP
Kingo Kondo 18 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 1, 1943 Aichi, JP
Akira Kunimatsu 27 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 14, 1934 Shiga, JP
Akio Masuda 24 R L 5' 9.0" 156 Jan 15, 1938 Yamaguchi, JP
Toshio Miyamoto 29 Apr 26, 1933
Yukinori Miyata 22 R R 5' 8.0" 154 Nov 4, 1939 Maebashi, Gunma, JP
Masahiko Mori 25 L R 5' 8.0" 185 Jan 9, 1937 Toyonaka, Osaka, JP
Hiromoto Murase 20 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 16, 1941 Osaka, JP
Shigeo Nagashima 26 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Feb 20, 1936 Sakura, Chiba, JP
Minoru Nakamura 23 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Sep 28, 1938 Ise, Mie, JP
Tadaomi Nishino 21 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Mar 10, 1941 Hiroshima, JP
Masami Nishiyama 22 R R 5' 6.0" 143 Aug 15, 1939 Okayama, JP
Genzo Noguchi 20 R R 5' 10.0" 173 Oct 6, 1941 Kyoto, JP
Sadaharu Oh 22 L L 5' 10.0" 173 May 20, 1940 Sumida Ward, Tokyo, JP
Masahiro Saito 18 R R 5' 7.0" 156 Feb 17, 1944 Hyogo, JP
Kazuhiko Sakazaki 24 L L 5' 9.0" 170 Jan 5, 1938 Toyonaka, Osaka, JP
Keisuke Senda 19 R R 5' 7.0" 158 Jun 28, 1943 Matsuyama, Ehime, JP
Isao Shibata 18 S R 5' 9.0" 162 Feb 8, 1944 Yokohama, Kanagawa, JP
Akira Shiobara 22 R R 5' 8.0" 154 Mar 30, 1940 Matsumoto, Nagano, JP
Yutaka Sudo 25 R R 5' 8.0" 162 Apr 21, 1937 Aki-gun, Kochi, JP
Tsuneo Takabayashi 24 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Jan 12, 1938 Kanda, Tokyo, JP
Akira Takahashi 20 R R 5' 10.0" 162 May 29, 1942 Yamaguchi, JP
Eiichiro Takahashi 26 R R 5' 9.0" 145 Jun 4, 1936 Shinjo, Yamagata, JP
Shoji Tokai 24 R R 5' 10.0" 156 May 3, 1938 Hyogo, JP
Masayuki Yamazaki 24 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Jun 18, 1938 Saitama, JP
Tatsuyoshi Yasuhara 26 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 5, 1936 Okayama, JP
Hideo Yawata 19 R R 5' 10.0" 145 Aug 18, 1942 Nagano, 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.