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1968 Tokyo Orions

1968 > Class Foreign > 1968 Japan Pacific League
Overall: 67-63
Scored 578 runs, Allowed 553 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-62

Manager: Wataru Nonin
Represented: Tokyo, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1967

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 George Altman* 35 139 586 531 84 170 33 1 34 100 8 5 43 80 .320 .372 .578 .950 307 10 5 0 7 3
2 Takeo Daigo 29 123 376 348 23 73 9 0 8 32 3 3 20 51 .210 .257 .305 .561 106 10 2 6 0 8
3 Kihachi Enomoto* 31 129 554 487 70 149 31 0 21 77 7 1 62 62 .306 .384 .499 .883 243 8 2 0 3 10
4 Kazuo Hasegawa* 23 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Tadashi Hatta* 31 82 235 214 24 60 3 1 4 20 3 3 14 9 .280 .322 .360 .682 77 3 0 5 2 0
6 Reiji Iishi* 25 57 103 88 5 17 1 0 3 13 0 1 9 20 .193 .291 .307 .598 27 1 4 0 2 0
7 Takenori Ikebe 24 131 544 504 61 124 19 0 15 47 9 4 19 56 .246 .282 .373 .655 188 4 7 12 2 0
8 Kazuhiro Ishiguro 26 79 178 155 23 41 5 0 9 25 3 1 21 28 .265 .350 .471 .821 73 0 0 1 1 1
9 Tadayoshi Iwasaki 19 11 4 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 .500 .500 1.250 1.750 5 0 0 0 0 0
10 Kazuto Kawabata 20 8 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Ryunosuke Kawato* 20 29 25 24 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 11 .083 .083 .208 .292 5 0 0 1 0 0
12 Masaaki Kitaru 21 7 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
13 Yoshihiko Kodama 27 41 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 2 0 0
14 Masaaki Koyama 33 31 26 23 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .130 .130 .174 .304 4 0 0 3 0 0
15 Art Lopez* 31 137 600 561 81 162 27 3 23 74 10 11 30 56 .289 .328 .471 .798 264 22 4 2 3 2
16 Masuho Maeda 29 102 321 285 31 70 12 3 10 27 4 5 25 36 .246 .306 .414 .720 118 6 1 7 3 1
17 Toru Mori 32 7 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Choji Murata 18 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
19 Teruo Namiki* 29 8 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Fumio Narita 21 52 118 102 4 17 2 0 1 8 0 0 6 33 .167 .213 .216 .429 22 0 0 10 0 0
21 Mitsuo Nishi 29 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Takayuki Nishida 27 110 191 178 37 50 6 1 4 14 14 5 8 28 .281 .319 .393 .712 70 1 2 3 0 0
23 Masahiko Osaka 26 91 38 34 8 9 1 0 0 5 4 1 3 13 .265 .324 .294 .618 10 0 0 1 0 0
24 Yasuo Otsuka 24 71 130 113 7 21 3 0 2 3 0 0 13 25 .186 .281 .265 .547 30 3 2 2 0 2
25 Katsuji Sakai 30 51 102 96 9 21 2 0 0 7 1 0 2 19 .219 .232 .240 .472 23 0 0 3 1 0
26 Shichiro Sakota 23 28 17 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .063 .063 .063 .125 1 1 0 1 0 0
27 Motohiko Sato 25 52 68 61 6 14 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 16 .230 .254 .262 .516 16 1 1 5 0 0
28 Susumu Satomi 24 43 7 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .167 .143 .167 .310 1 1 0 0 1 0
29 Yoshiaki Shinohara 25 104 249 225 30 59 8 2 3 16 2 2 12 32 .262 .317 .356 .673 80 6 7 3 2 0
30 Yoshinori Sonoda 19 24 15 15 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5 .333 .333 .333 .667 5 1 0 0 0 0
31 Takahiro Tokutsu* 21 65 137 121 7 35 9 1 1 19 3 1 10 18 .289 .343 .405 .748 49 1 2 0 4 0
32 Yoshiro Tsumajima 29 46 12 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .083 .083 .083 .167 1 0 0 0 0 0
33 Keiichi Uchida 21 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Soroku Yagisawa 23 15 7 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0 0 0 0 0
35 Masao Yamada* 23 65 125 116 12 37 3 1 2 12 0 1 5 12 .319 .352 .414 .766 48 4 1 3 0 1
36 Hiroyuki Yamazaki 21 128 466 420 47 107 18 5 14 49 8 7 33 75 .255 .316 .421 .737 177 5 6 4 3 4
37 Kojiro Yokoyama 25 36 20 16 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .063 .167 .063 .229 1 0 0 2 0 0
37 Players 27.4 139 5289 4794 578 1254 196 19 155 552 80 52 339 723 .262 .314 .407 .722 1953 89 46 76 34 32
* - 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 Kazuto Kawabata 20 1 1 .500 2.74 8 1 3 0 0 23.0 18 8 7 3 4 0 13 0 0 0 91 0.957 7.0 1.2 1.6 5.1 3.25
2 Ryunosuke Kawato* 20 3 4 .429 2.41 28 9 4 2 1 86.0 79 34 23 5 29 8 27 0 0 4 367 1.256 8.3 0.5 3.0 2.8 0.93
3 Masaaki Kitaru 21 0 1 .000 5.65 5 0 1 0 0 14.1 11 9 9 3 7 0 11 1 0 0 59 1.256 6.9 1.9 4.4 6.9 1.57
4 Masaaki Koyama 33 4 4 .500 3.31 25 12 12 0 0 87.0 82 38 32 11 27 2 53 4 0 0 372 1.253 8.5 1.1 2.8 5.5 1.96
5 Katsuhiko Maki 25 0 0 27.00 2 1 1 0 0 1.0 5 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 5.000 45.0 9.0 0.0 0.0
6 Choji Murata 18 0 1 .000 3.86 3 0 1 0 0 7.0 8 3 3 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 29 1.286 10.3 0.0 1.3 6.4 5.00
7 Fumio Narita 21 20 11 .645 2.91 49 38 9 19 2 306.2 238 112 99 33 88 13 187 7 0 0 1235 1.063 7.0 1.0 2.6 5.5 2.13
8 Mitsuo Nishi 29 0 1 .000 3.86 5 0 3 0 0 9.1 16 11 4 2 3 1 4 0 0 0 47 2.036 15.4 1.9 2.9 3.9 1.33
9 Takayuki Ryu* 26 0 0 18.00 4 0 1 0 0 2.0 5 4 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 11 2.500 22.5 4.5 0.0 0.0
10 Katsuji Sakai 30 16 17 .485 3.03 45 40 1 14 4 276.1 259 112 93 23 71 15 170 15 0 0 1147 1.194 8.4 0.7 2.3 5.5 2.39
11 Shichiro Sakota 23 3 4 .429 4.12 27 4 9 2 0 67.2 68 38 31 7 21 1 24 3 0 0 289 1.315 9.0 0.9 2.8 3.2 1.14
12 Motohiko Sato 25 12 13 .480 3.70 48 26 17 9 1 207.0 207 95 85 22 73 10 88 7 0 0 880 1.353 9.0 1.0 3.2 3.8 1.21
13 Yoshiro Tsumajima 29 4 1 .800 3.95 38 1 14 0 0 66.0 60 36 29 7 14 1 16 0 0 0 267 1.121 8.2 1.0 1.9 2.2 1.14
14 Soroku Yagisawa 23 0 1 .000 4.19 6 3 2 0 0 19.1 16 10 9 2 6 1 4 3 0 0 81 1.138 7.4 0.9 2.8 1.9 0.67
15 Kojiro Yokoyama 25 4 4 .500 3.51 34 4 15 0 0 89.2 81 39 35 8 27 8 53 4 1 1 375 1.204 8.1 0.8 2.7 5.3 1.96
15 Players 25.4 67 63 .515 3.32 139 139 93 46 10 1262.1 1153 553 466 128 371 60 655 45 1 6 5259 1.207 8.2 0.9 2.6 4.7 1.77
* - 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
Takeo Daigo 121 0.00
Susumu Satomi 14 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kihachi Enomoto 129 0.00
George Altman 10 0.00
Masuho Maeda 7 0.00
Masao Yamada 6 0.00
Reiji Iishi 4 0.00
Mitsuo Nishi 3 0.00
Tadayoshi Iwasaki 1 0.00
Masaaki Koyama 1 0.00
Fumio Narita 1 0.00
Keiichi Uchida 1 0.00
Soroku Yagisawa 1 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Masuho Maeda 71 0.00
Tadashi Hatta 66 0.00
Yoshiaki Shinohara 52 0.00
Yoshinori Sonoda 22 0.00
Yoshihiko Kodama 15 0.00
Hiroyuki Yamazaki 11 0.00
Soroku Yagisawa 7 0.00
Mitsuo Nishi 5 0.00
Kazuhiro Ishiguro 4 0.00
Motohiko Sato 4 0.00
Tsugunobu Ishida 2 0.00
Katsuhiko Maki 2 0.00
Fumio Narita 2 0.00
Katsuji Sakai 2 0.00
Yoshiro Tsumajima 2 0.00
Ryunosuke Kawato 1 0.00
Masaaki Kitaru 1 0.00
Masaaki Koyama 1 0.00
Choji Murata 1 0.00
Susumu Satomi 1 0.00
Keiichi Uchida 1 0.00
Kojiro Yokoyama 1 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Takenori Ikebe 125 0.00
Masuho Maeda 18 0.00
Yoshiaki Shinohara 6 0.00
Yoshihiko Kodama 5 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hiroyuki Yamazaki 119 0.00
Yoshiaki Shinohara 45 0.00
Takenori Ikebe 2 0.00
Yoshihiko Kodama 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Art Lopez 137 0.00
George Altman 136 0.00
Takayuki Nishida 91 0.00
Masahiko Osaka 68 0.00
Kazuhiro Ishiguro 55 0.00
Takahiro Tokutsu 43 0.00
Masao Yamada 31 0.00
Susumu Satomi 27 0.00
Reiji Iishi 23 0.00
Yoshihiko Kodama 18 0.00
Tadayoshi Iwasaki 6 0.00
Yoshiro Tsumajima 6 0.00
Masaaki Koyama 4 0.00
Katsuji Sakai 4 0.00
Takenori Ikebe 3 0.00
Tadashi Hatta 1 0.00
Masaaki Kitaru 1 0.00
Masuho Maeda 1 0.00
Katsuhiko Maki 1 0.00
Toru Mori 1 0.00
Mitsuo Nishi 1 0.00
Shichiro Sakota 1 0.00
Keiichi Uchida 1 0.00
Soroku Yagisawa 1 0.00
Kojiro Yokoyama 1 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fumio Narita 49 0.00
Motohiko Sato 48 0.00
Katsuji Sakai 45 0.00
Yoshiro Tsumajima 38 0.00
Kojiro Yokoyama 34 0.00
Ryunosuke Kawato 28 0.00
Shichiro Sakota 27 0.00
Masaaki Koyama 25 0.00
Kazuto Kawabata 8 0.00
Soroku Yagisawa 6 0.00
Masaaki Kitaru 5 0.00
Mitsuo Nishi 5 0.00
Takayuki Ryu 4 0.00
Choji Murata 3 0.00
Katsuhiko Maki 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
George Altman 35 L R 6' 4.0" 200 Mar 20, 1933 Goldsboro, NC, US
Takeo Daigo 29 R R 5' 11.0" 176 Nov 15, 1938 Kita Ward, Tokyo, JP
Kihachi Enomoto 31 L L 5' 8.0" 156 Dec 5, 1936 Fushimidai, Tokyo, JP
Kazuo Hasegawa 23 L L 5' 9.0" 158 Jan 3, 1945 Omiya, Saitama, JP
Tadashi Hatta 31 L R 5' 7.0" 156 Oct 5, 1936 Itano-gun, Tokushima, JP
Reiji Iishi 25 L L 6' 0.0" 176 Sep 5, 1942 Osaka, JP
Takenori Ikebe 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jan 8, 1944 Nagasaki, Nagasaki, JP
Tsugunobu Ishida 26 R R 5' 11.0" 171 Apr 16, 1942 Utsunomiya, Tochigi, JP
Kazuhiro Ishiguro 26 R R 5' 8.0" 147 Jul 1, 1941 Aichi, JP
Tadayoshi Iwasaki 19 R R 5' 10.0" 182 Sep 12, 1948 Oita, JP
Kazuto Kawabata 20 R R 5' 10.0" 154 Apr 12, 1948 Kawachi, Kagoshima, JP
Ryunosuke Kawato 20 L L 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 17, 1947 Kagoshima, Kagoshima, JP
Masaaki Kitaru 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 13, 1947 Choshi, Chiba, JP
Yoshihiko Kodama 27 R R 5' 6.0" 154 Apr 22, 1941 Hyogo, JP
Masaaki Koyama 33 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Jul 28, 1934 Takasago, Hyogo, JP
Art Lopez 31 L L 5' 9.0" 170 May 8, 1937 Mayaguez, PR
Masuho Maeda 29 R R 5' 10.0" 170 May 24, 1939 Takamamura, Kumamoto, JP
Katsuhiko Maki 25 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jan 3, 1943 Aichi, JP
Toru Mori 32 R R 5' 8.0" 209 Nov 3, 1935 Manchuria, CN
Choji Murata 18 R R 5' 11.0" 171 Nov 27, 1949 Toyoda-gun, Hiroshima, JP
Teruo Namiki 29 L L 5' 8.0" 170 Nov 15, 1938 Setagaya Ward, Tokyo, JP
Fumio Narita 21 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Oct 2, 1946 Tokyo, JP
Mitsuo Nishi 29 R R 5' 7.0" 165 Sep 19, 1938 Kainan, Wakayama, JP
Takayuki Nishida 27 R R 5' 8.0" 158 Aug 2, 1940 Ehime, JP
Masahiko Osaka 26 R R 5' 11.0" 162 Nov 28, 1941 Tokushima, Tokushima, JP
Yasuo Otsuka 24 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Sep 8, 1943 Osaka, JP
Takayuki Ryu 26 L L 5' 8.0" 162 Nov 25, 1941 Miike-gun, Fukuoka, JP
Katsuji Sakai 30 R R 5' 11.0" 158 Mar 21, 1938 Fukuoka, JP
Shichiro Sakota 23 R R 5' 10.0" 154 Feb 15, 1945 Kagoshima, JP
Motohiko Sato 25 R R 5' 10.0" 154 Jan 1, 1943 Kumamoto, Kumamoto, JP
Susumu Satomi 24 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Aug 21, 1943 Gunma, JP
Yoshiaki Shinohara 25 R R 5' 7.0" 154 Jun 30, 1943 Kagoshima, JP
Yoshinori Sonoda 19 R R 5' 10.0" 151 Jul 29, 1948 Ota, Shimane, JP
Takahiro Tokutsu 21 L L 5' 8.0" 180 Apr 12, 1947 Wakayama, Wakayama, JP
Yoshiro Tsumajima 29 R R 5' 10.0" 158 Oct 8, 1938 Tokyo, JP
Keiichi Uchida 21 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 13, 1946 Higashi Murayama, Tokyo, JP
Soroku Yagisawa 23 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Dec 1, 1944 Imaichi, Tochigi, JP
Masao Yamada 23 L L 5' 10.0" 167 Sep 6, 1944 Tokyo, JP
Hiroyuki Yamazaki 21 R R 5' 9.0" 167 Dec 22, 1946 Ageo, Saitama, JP
Kojiro Yokoyama 25 R R 5' 8.0" 158 Jul 23, 1942 Takaoka-gun, Kochi, 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.