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1940 Lion

1940 > Class Foreign > 1940 Japanese Baseball League
Overall: 24-76
Scored 225 runs, Allowed 416 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 25-75

Manager: Katsuo Takada
Represented: Tokyo, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1939

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 Isamu Fukushi 21 52 96 90 3 12 1 0 0 3 0 4 13 .133 .179 .144 .323 13 1 1 0
2 Motoaki Haiyama 27 21 79 70 2 7 1 0 0 3 0 9 14 .100 .203 .114 .317 8 0 0 0
3 Shuzo Hirota 25 86 284 238 8 40 10 3 0 16 1 40 59 .168 .290 .235 .526 56 1 5 0
4 Masumi Isekawa 19 57 152 142 1 20 0 0 0 1 0 7 16 .141 .181 .141 .322 20 0 3 0
5 Yoshio Ito 20 6 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
6 Kenichi Izutsu 20 67 141 122 5 17 1 0 0 4 3 16 10 .139 .237 .148 .385 18 0 2 1
7 Kenzaburo Kaji 19 56 154 130 10 22 1 1 0 8 0 21 32 .169 .283 .192 .475 25 0 2 1
8 Yoshio Kikuya 24 68 150 139 7 20 4 0 1 14 0 8 28 .144 .195 .194 .389 27 1 1 1
9 Kazuo Kito* 23 102 430 386 34 124 22 13 1 46 13 37 14 .321 .379 .453 .832 175 1 2 4
10 Masakazu Kito 20 47 171 146 4 25 3 0 0 3 2 22 21 .171 .278 .192 .470 28 0 2 1 Stats for 2 teams
11 Hisashi Kondo* 21 69 136 124 9 22 1 1 0 7 0 10 13 .177 .235 .202 .437 25 0 0 2
12 Satoharu Maeda 20 73 201 173 15 30 3 1 0 6 0 25 26 .173 .276 .202 .479 35 0 2 1
13 Koji Matsuoka 21 48 130 108 6 18 2 0 0 6 1 16 24 .167 .272 .185 .457 20 0 5 1
14 Norikazu Mizutani 29 10 41 30 6 5 0 1 0 2 0 11 3 .167 .390 .233 .624 7 0 0 0
15 Shigeo Murakami 26 37 152 131 12 24 1 0 0 1 2 16 14 .183 .277 .191 .468 25 1 4 0
16 Toshiro Nishibata 22 40 148 124 11 23 1 1 0 8 1 20 9 .185 .301 .210 .511 26 1 2 1
17 Takayoshi Nomura 21 64 220 174 13 28 3 1 0 16 2 43 39 .161 .326 .190 .515 33 0 2 1 Stats for 2 teams
18 Tadasumi Sano 20 5 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
19 Hideo Suzuki# 21 4 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0
20 Toshio Tamakoshi 22 96 386 304 26 55 3 4 0 21 9 67 45 .181 .328 .217 .545 66 2 8 5
21 Nobuo Togawa 19 80 299 263 17 52 8 1 0 14 2 31 26 .198 .285 .236 .521 62 2 1 2
22 Michinori Tsubochi 26 102 458 394 30 76 14 1 1 17 22 55 23 .193 .294 .241 .535 95 2 6 1
23 Hideo Yamamoto 20 19 15 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0
24 Hisatoshi Yamamoto 23 21 72 59 6 8 0 1 0 1 6 13 9 .136 .292 .169 .461 10 0 0 0
24 Players 22.2 104 3870 3329 225 623 77 29 3 192 64 461 431 .187 .287 .230 .517 767 12 46 22 0
* - 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 Isamu Fukushi 21 7 21 .250 2.81 50 22 22 8 0 237.1 210 107 74 2 117 92 2 1 2 1052 1.378 8.0 0.1 4.4 3.5 0.79
2 Kenichi Izutsu 20 0 3 .000 3.06 24 4 16 0 0 82.1 80 41 28 1 30 23 2 1 1 359 1.336 8.7 0.1 3.3 2.5 0.77
3 Yoshio Kikuya 24 8 27 .229 2.77 47 40 4 19 1 286.0 243 133 88 4 158 112 3 0 9 1260 1.402 7.6 0.1 5.0 3.5 0.71
4 Hisashi Kondo* 21 9 22 .290 2.57 47 34 11 17 6 283.2 222 115 81 1 121 154 3 0 1 1187 1.209 7.0 0.0 3.8 4.9 1.27
5 Hideo Yamamoto 20 0 3 .000 3.28 13 4 7 0 0 35.2 34 20 13 1 12 8 0 0 0 153 1.290 8.6 0.3 3.0 2.0 0.67
5 Players 21.8 24 76 .240 2.76 104 104 60 44 7 925.0 789 416 284 9 438 0 389 10 2 13 4011 1.326 7.7 0.1 4.3 3.8 0.89
* - 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
Shuzo Hirota 76 0.00
Masumi Isekawa 49 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Toshio Tamakoshi 84 0.00
Motoaki Haiyama 21 0.00
Hideo Suzuki 14 0.00
Shuzo Hirota 4 0.00
Nobuo Togawa 3 0.00
Hideo Yamamoto 1 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nobuo Togawa 48 0.00
Toshiro Nishibata 40 0.00
Satoharu Maeda 23 0.00
Toshio Tamakoshi 12 0.00
Koji Matsuoka 4 0.00
Yoshio Ito 3 0.00
Kenzaburo Kaji 2 0.00
Kazuo Kito 2 0.00
Masakazu Kito 1 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Tadasumi Sano 1 0.00
Hisatoshi Yamamoto 1 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Masakazu Kito 46 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Nobuo Togawa 31 0.00
Hisatoshi Yamamoto 18 0.00
Kenzaburo Kaji 17 0.00
Satoharu Maeda 3 0.00
Koji Matsuoka 2 0.00
Tadasumi Sano 2 0.00
Kenichi Izutsu 1 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Satoharu Maeda 48 0.00
Koji Matsuoka 42 0.00
Kenzaburo Kaji 35 0.00
Tadasumi Sano 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kazuo Kito 102 0.00
Michinori Tsubochi 102 0.00
Takayoshi Nomura 56 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Shigeo Murakami 35 0.00
Kenichi Izutsu 31 0.00
Norikazu Mizutani 10 0.00
Yoshio Kikuya 4 0.00
Hisatoshi Yamamoto 3 0.00
Toshio Tamakoshi 2 0.00
Hideo Suzuki 1 0.00
Katsuo Takada 1 0.00
Hideo Yamamoto 1 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Isamu Fukushi 50 0.00
Yoshio Kikuya 47 0.00
Hisashi Kondo 47 0.00
Kenichi Izutsu 24 0.00
Hideo Yamamoto 13 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Isamu Fukushi 21 R R 5' 7.0" 123 Jun 14, 1919 Aomori, Aomori, JP
Motoaki Haiyama 27 R R 5' 8.0" 132 Jul 17, 1912 Saeki-gun, Hiroshima, JP
Shuzo Hirota 25 R R 5' 6.0" 150 Aug 28, 1914 Hiroshima, JP
Masumi Isekawa 19 R R 5' 7.0" 154 Jun 30, 1921 Wakayama, JP
Yoshio Ito 20 R R 5' 6.0" 123 1920 Aichi, JP
Kenichi Izutsu 20 R R 5' 7.0" 132 Nov 28, 1919 Akashi, Hyogo, JP
Kenzaburo Kaji 19 R R 1921 Osaka, JP
Yoshio Kikuya 24 R R 5' 7.0" 156 Aug 31, 1915 Osaka, JP
Kazuo Kito 23 L L 5' 6.0" 132 Apr 25, 1917 Nagoya, Aichi, JP
Masakazu Kito 20 R R 5' 7.0" 136 Feb 9, 1920 Nagoya, Aichi, JP
Hisashi Kondo 21 L L 5' 7.0" 140 Jul 19, 1918 Aichi, JP
Satoharu Maeda 20 R R 1920 Osaka, JP
Koji Matsuoka 21 R R 5' 5.0" 130 1919 Hyogo, JP
Norikazu Mizutani 29 R R 5' 4.0" 150 Sep 1, 1910 Nagoya, Aichi, JP
Shigeo Murakami 26 R R Jul 3, 1913 Aichi, JP
Toshiro Nishibata 22 R R 5' 6.0" 132 1918 Hyogo, JP
Takayoshi Nomura 21 R R 5' 7.0" 140 Oct 7, 1918 Aichi, JP
Tadasumi Sano 20 R R 1920 Kagawa, JP
Hideo Suzuki 21 S R 5' 7.0" 136 Oct 9, 1918 Shizuoka, JP
Katsuo Takada 36 R R 1904 Kyoto, JP
Toshio Tamakoshi 22 R R 5' 6.0" 140 Oct 17, 1917 Aichi, JP
Nobuo Togawa 19 R R 1921 Osaka, JP
Michinori Tsubochi 26 R R 5' 4.0" 132 Apr 17, 1914 Iyo-gun, Ehime, JP
Hideo Yamamoto 20 R R May 9, 1920 Chiba, JP
Hisatoshi Yamamoto 23 R R 5' 6.0" 123 Nov 15, 1916 Kanagawa, 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.