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1992 Yokohama Taiyo Whales

1992 > Class Foreign > 1992 Japan Central League
Overall: 61-69
Scored 521 runs, Allowed 553 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 61-69

Manager: Akira Ejiri and Yutaka Sudo
Represented: Yokohama, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1991 / 1993

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 Kosaku Akimoto 24 98 283 244 20 52 12 1 2 27 2 0 29 51 .213 .299 .295 .594 72 5 2 5 3 3
2 Michio Aoyama 32 38 39 34 2 9 2 0 1 11 0 0 4 8 .265 .333 .412 .745 14 0 0 0 1 0
3 Kotaro Azuse* 25 24 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Kazuhiko Daimon 27 41 13 11 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .091 .167 .091 .258 1 0 0 1 0 0
5 Kazuhiko Endo 37 14 20 19 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .105 .105 .105 .211 2 2 0 1 0 0
6 Tadami Futamura 32 10 12 9 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 4 .111 .333 .111 .444 1 0 0 0 0 0
7 Hitoshi Hatayama 28 71 186 172 18 38 6 2 10 21 1 0 12 57 .221 .274 .453 .728 78 1 1 0 1 0
8 Katsuhiro Hiratsuka 26 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Kenji Horie 21 38 108 94 12 27 3 0 1 11 7 1 5 21 .287 .330 .351 .681 33 1 1 8 0 0
10 Kazumasa Ichikawa 33 19 25 23 1 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 .304 .360 .348 .708 8 1 0 0 0 0
11 Takuro Ishii* 21 69 250 219 26 59 3 3 3 23 4 1 12 33 .269 .312 .352 .664 77 4 2 16 1 0
12 Mitsunori Kakehata 29 57 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .111 .000 .111 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Kazuaki Kawabata 24 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Junki Kono 30 14 24 23 3 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 11 .130 .167 .174 .341 4 0 0 0 0 0
15 Yutaka Matsumoto 29 30 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
16 Kazuhiko Miyakawa* 23 21 24 23 2 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .261 .292 .348 .639 8 0 0 0 0 0
17 Futoshi Miyazato* 27 96 190 173 22 44 8 2 1 16 7 4 13 15 .254 .306 .341 .647 59 3 0 4 0 0
18 Yoshitaka Mizuo* 24 10 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
19 Koki Morita 22 57 31 26 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 .077 .111 .077 .188 2 1 0 4 0 0
20 Hiroki Nomura* 23 23 35 31 2 8 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 14 .258 .258 .387 .645 12 0 0 4 0 0
21 Ryuji Okamoto 21 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Toru Okamoto* 27 30 57 51 3 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 17 .137 .185 .157 .342 8 2 0 3 0 0
23 Takashi Okawa# 24 28 43 33 4 6 2 0 0 3 0 1 3 12 .182 .250 .242 .492 8 3 0 7 0 0
24 Takashi Osanai* 34 86 256 233 27 52 6 4 6 27 0 2 21 45 .223 .290 .361 .651 84 3 1 1 0 1
25 Yoshiki Otsuka 26 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 R.J. Reynolds# 33 113 470 427 57 106 16 0 19 66 12 6 39 102 .248 .313 .419 .732 179 13 2 0 2 2
27 Akio Saito 37 17 27 22 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 .182 .182 .182 .364 4 2 0 5 0 0
28 Takashi Saito* 22 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Kazuhiro Sasaki 24 53 14 13 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 .154 .154 .154 .308 2 0 0 1 0 0
30 Larry Sheets* 32 131 537 487 61 150 32 2 26 100 1 0 40 59 .308 .365 .542 .907 264 17 6 0 4 7
31 Naoya Shimada 22 15 11 9 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 .111 .200 .111 .311 1 0 0 1 0 0
32 Yoshiyuki Shimizu 28 96 352 278 35 62 9 1 4 29 2 2 36 51 .223 .313 .306 .618 85 7 2 32 4 1
33 Tatsuya Shindo 22 108 388 353 45 87 18 1 11 30 7 0 25 75 .246 .304 .397 .700 140 7 4 6 0 2
34 Takahiro Shirahata* 30 19 18 17 3 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 .235 .278 .353 .631 6 1 1 0 0 0
35 Hirohisa Takada 30 15 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0 0
36 Yutaka Takagi# 34 131 599 500 76 150 32 2 5 39 24 12 81 62 .300 .394 .402 .796 201 7 1 10 7 5
37 Masahiro Takahashi# 27 22 25 22 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 10 .136 .240 .182 .422 4 0 0 0 0 0
38 Manabu Tanabe* 27 36 44 37 3 7 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 18 .189 .231 .243 .474 9 0 0 5 0 0
39 Motonobu Tanishige 21 74 186 162 16 31 9 0 2 9 0 0 18 34 .191 .280 .284 .564 46 2 2 4 0 5
40 Katsuya Udo 22 20 17 14 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 .214 .267 .214 .481 3 1 0 2 0 0
41 Kenichi Yamazaki* 29 62 188 163 23 42 9 1 1 19 9 1 17 27 .258 .326 .344 .670 56 2 1 4 3 1
42 Kaname Yashiki# 33 115 406 365 41 101 18 2 2 31 8 8 36 62 .277 .340 .353 .693 129 2 0 3 2 0
43 Akimasa Yokotani* 29 63 77 73 11 17 1 1 2 9 0 1 2 10 .233 .253 .356 .609 26 0 0 2 0 1
43 Players 28.6 131 4991 4392 521 1095 195 23 97 495 87 39 414 864 .249 .316 .370 .686 1627 87 26 131 28 28
* - 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 Kotaro Azuse* 25 0 1 .000 6.15 24 2 7 0 0 0 26.1 20 18 18 6 24 1 19 2 0 1 121 1.671 6.8 2.1 8.2 6.5 0.79
2 Kazuhiko Daimon 27 2 6 .250 4.02 38 7 10 0 0 1 87.1 88 41 39 12 29 1 55 4 1 0 373 1.340 9.1 1.2 3.0 5.7 1.90
3 Kazuhiko Endo 37 3 2 .600 4.10 13 13 0 0 0 0 59.1 65 28 27 7 13 0 41 0 0 1 253 1.315 9.9 1.1 2.0 6.2 3.15
4 Mitsunori Kakehata 29 4 2 .667 3.10 55 0 13 0 0 1 93.0 81 39 32 3 30 7 64 4 0 1 388 1.194 7.8 0.3 2.9 6.2 2.13
5 Yutaka Matsumoto 29 0 0 3.16 30 3 11 3 0 0 42.2 51 22 15 3 8 2 23 0 0 0 183 1.383 10.8 0.6 1.7 4.9 2.88
6 Daisuke Miura 18 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.5
7 Yoshitaka Mizuo* 24 0 3 .000 5.04 8 5 1 1 0 0 25.0 27 15 14 4 14 0 18 1 0 1 112 1.640 9.7 1.4 5.0 6.5 1.29
8 Koki Morita 22 14 6 .700 2.05 52 6 16 1 0 2 131.2 100 37 30 9 51 4 80 6 0 4 539 1.147 6.8 0.6 3.5 5.5 1.57
9 Hiroki Nomura* 23 5 4 .556 5.48 21 15 1 1 1 0 93.2 118 57 57 15 23 0 75 1 0 1 408 1.505 11.3 1.4 2.2 7.2 3.26
10 Toru Okamoto* 27 8 9 .471 3.23 27 25 0 4 2 0 159.0 147 63 57 18 62 6 97 3 0 4 675 1.314 8.3 1.0 3.5 5.5 1.56
11 Akio Saito 37 3 8 .273 3.65 17 15 0 4 0 0 91.1 92 42 37 12 11 1 66 4 0 0 368 1.128 9.1 1.2 1.1 6.5 6.00
12 Takashi Saito 22 0 2 .000 8.44 6 2 1 0 0 0 16.0 18 16 15 2 10 0 21 0 0 2 76 1.750 10.1 1.1 5.6 11.8 2.10
13 Kazuhiro Sasaki 24 12 6 .667 2.46 53 0 45 0 0 21 87.2 47 32 24 6 39 5 135 1 0 8 356 0.981 4.8 0.6 4.0 13.9 3.46
14 Naoya Shimada 22 2 2 .500 4.50 14 5 2 1 0 0 46.0 45 25 23 4 23 4 28 1 0 1 202 1.478 8.8 0.8 4.5 5.5 1.22
15 Hirohisa Takada 30 1 2 .333 3.24 15 3 6 0 0 0 25.0 25 14 9 4 8 0 18 0 0 0 105 1.320 9.0 1.4 2.9 6.5 2.25
16 Manabu Tanabe* 27 4 9 .308 3.84 29 23 2 2 0 0 131.1 125 63 56 12 84 1 98 4 0 7 593 1.591 8.6 0.8 5.8 6.7 1.17
17 Denney Tomori 24 0 1 .000 27.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.2 3 5 5 1 4 0 1 1 0 0 13 4.200 16.2 5.4 21.6 5.4 0.25
18 Katsuya Udo 22 3 6 .333 4.99 19 9 1 1 0 0 61.1 62 36 34 7 35 1 38 4 0 2 275 1.582 9.1 1.0 5.1 5.6 1.09
18 Players 26.6 61 69 .469 3.75 131 131 116 15 8 25 1180.1 1114 553 492 125 468 33 878 36 1 33 5046 1.340 8.5 1.0 3.6 6.7 1.88
* - 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
Kosaku Akimoto 98 0.00
Motonobu Tanishige 69 0.00
Kazumasa Ichikawa 11 0.00
Yoshiki Otsuka 1 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Takashi Osanai 72 0.00
Hitoshi Hatayama 36 0.00
Larry Sheets 33 0.00
Futoshi Miyazato 22 0.00
Yoshiyuki Shimizu 4 0.00
Takahiro Shirahata 1 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yutaka Takagi 131 0.00
Masahiro Takahashi 3 0.00
Kenji Horie 1 0.00
Kazuhiko Miyakawa 1 0.00
Tatsuya Shindo 1 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yoshiyuki Shimizu 87 0.00
Takuro Ishii 42 0.00
Kenji Horie 22 0.00
Kazuhiko Miyakawa 7 0.00
Masahiro Takahashi 3 0.00
Tatsuya Shindo 2 0.00
Ryuji Okamoto 1 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tatsuya Shindo 104 0.00
Takuro Ishii 32 0.00
Kenji Horie 12 0.00
Takashi Okawa 1 0.00
Masahiro Takahashi 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
R.J. Reynolds 108 0.00
Larry Sheets 107 0.00
Kaname Yashiki 100 0.00
Futoshi Miyazato 57 0.00
Kenichi Yamazaki 49 0.00
Michio Aoyama 19 0.00
Hitoshi Hatayama 19 0.00
Takashi Okawa 16 0.00
Akimasa Yokotani 9 0.00
Junki Kono 7 0.00
Tadami Futamura 2 0.00
Takahiro Shirahata 2 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mitsunori Kakehata 55 0.00
Kazuhiro Sasaki 53 0.00
Koki Morita 52 0.00
Kazuhiko Daimon 38 0.00
Yutaka Matsumoto 30 0.00
Manabu Tanabe 29 0.00
Toru Okamoto 27 0.00
Kotaro Azuse 24 0.00
Hiroki Nomura 21 0.00
Katsuya Udo 19 0.00
Akio Saito 17 0.00
Hirohisa Takada 15 0.00
Naoya Shimada 14 0.00
Kazuhiko Endo 13 0.00
Yoshitaka Mizuo 8 0.00
Takashi Saito 6 0.00
Daisuke Miura 1 0.00
Denney Tomori 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Kosaku Akimoto 24 R R 6' 0.0" 187 Jan 29, 1968 Bunkyo, Tokyo, JP
Michio Aoyama 32 R R 5' 11.0" 171 Dec 17, 1959 Shizuoka, Shizuoka, JP
Kotaro Azuse 25 L L 5' 10.0" 171 May 6, 1967 Kumamoto, Kumamoto, JP
Kazuhiko Daimon 27 R R 6' 0.0" 182 May 31, 1965 Uji, Kyoto, JP
Kazuhiko Endo 37 R R 6' 0.0" 158 Apr 19, 1955 Nishi Shirakawa-gun, Fukushima, JP
Tadami Futamura 32 R R 5' 10.0" 178 Oct 8, 1959 Mizuma-gun, Fukuoka, JP
Hitoshi Hatayama 28 R R 5' 11.0" 176 Jun 11, 1964 Komatsushima, Tokushima, JP
Katsuhiro Hiratsuka 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 29, 1966 Sumida Ward, Tokyo, JP
Kenji Horie 21 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Aug 8, 1970 Fuchu, Hiroshima, JP
Kazumasa Ichikawa 33 R R 5' 9.0" 173 Oct 9, 1958 Handa, Aichi, JP
Takuro Ishii 21 L R 5' 9.0" 172 Aug 25, 1970 Sano, Tochigi, JP
Mitsunori Kakehata 29 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jan 10, 1963 Ninohe-gun, Iwate, JP
Kazuaki Kawabata 24 R R 5' 11.0" 158 Mar 12, 1968 Wakayama, Wakayama, JP
Junki Kono 30 R R 6' 0.0" 167 Jul 10, 1961 Nagoya, Aichi, JP
Yutaka Matsumoto 29 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Apr 14, 1963 Senpoku-gun, Akita, JP
Daisuke Miura 18 R R 6' 0.0" 194 Dec 25, 1973 Kashihara, Nara, JP
Kazuhiko Miyakawa 23 L R 5' 11.0" 147 Feb 23, 1969 Katsurashiki, Tokyo, JP
Futoshi Miyazato 27 L R 5' 8.0" 149 Mar 7, 1965 Okinawa, Okinawa, JP
Yoshitaka Mizuo 24 L L 5' 11.0" 180 May 2, 1968 Sakade, Kagawa, JP
Koki Morita 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Nov 21, 1969 Kayabe-gun, Hokkaido, JP
Hiroki Nomura 23 L L 5' 11.0" 182 Jun 30, 1969 Hiroshima, Hiroshima, JP
Ryuji Okamoto 21 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Apr 5, 1971 Minami Ashigara, Kanagawa, JP
Toru Okamoto 27 L L 5' 8.0" 162 Jun 13, 1965 Amagasaki, Hyogo, JP
Takashi Okawa 24 S R 5' 10.0" 154 Aug 2, 1967 Yukue, Ibaraki, JP
Takashi Osanai 34 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 30, 1957 Aomori, Aomori, JP
Yoshiki Otsuka 26 R R 5' 8.0" 196 Apr 6, 1966 Sagamihara, Kanagawa, JP
R.J. Reynolds 33 S R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 19, 1959 Sacramento, CA, US
Akio Saito 37 R R 6' 0.0" 187 Feb 23, 1955 Kyoto, Kyoto, JP
Takashi Saito 22 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 14, 1970 Sendai, Miyagi, JP
Kazuhiro Sasaki 24 R R 6' 4.0" 209 Feb 22, 1968 Sendai, Miyagi, JP
Larry Sheets 32 L R 6' 3.0" 217 Dec 6, 1959 Staunton, VA, US
Naoya Shimada 22 R R 5' 9.0" 171 Mar 17, 1970 Kashiwa, Chiba, JP
Yoshiyuki Shimizu 28 R R 5' 8.0" 167 Sep 19, 1963 Chofu, Tokyo, JP
Tatsuya Shindo 22 R R 5' 8.0" 154 Jan 14, 1970 Takaoka, Toyama, JP
Takahiro Shirahata 30 L R 5' 8.0" 190 May 27, 1962 Koto Ward, Tokyo, JP
Hirohisa Takada 30 R R 5' 8.0" 150 Jul 16, 1961 Ichihara, Chiba, JP
Yutaka Takagi 34 S R 5' 8.0" 167 Oct 22, 1957 Bofu, Yamaguchi, JP
Masahiro Takahashi 27 S R 5' 9.0" 180 Jul 10, 1964 Toyoaki, Aichi, JP
Manabu Tanabe 27 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 8, 1965 Sunto-gun, Shizuoka, JP
Motonobu Tanishige 21 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Dec 21, 1970 Hiba-gun, Hiroshima, JP
Denney Tomori 24 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Sep 21, 1967 Urazoe, Okinawa, JP
Katsuya Udo 22 R R 6' 0.0" 198 Sep 24, 1969 Kobe, Hyogo, JP
Kenichi Yamazaki 29 L L 5' 8.0" 165 Jul 20, 1962 Nerima Ward, Tokyo, JP
Kaname Yashiki 33 S R 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 11, 1959 Kawanishi, Hyogo, JP
Akimasa Yokotani 29 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Apr 7, 1963 Miki, Hyogo, JP

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