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1955 Nishitetsu Lions

1955 > Class Foreign > 1955 Japan Pacific League
Overall: 90-50
Scored 663 runs, Allowed 471 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-49

Manager: Osamu Mihara
Represented: Fukuoka, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1954 / 1956

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 Hiromasa Ariyoshi? 19 36 23 23 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .174 .174 .174 .348 4 2 0 0 0 0
2 Junjiro Goto 22 20 15 14 2 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 .286 .333 .357 .690 5 0 0 0 0 0
3 Takeshi Hibino 35 113 321 280 21 65 12 0 1 29 3 2 26 26 .232 .299 .286 .585 80 5 2 10 3 1
4 Takara Hiratsuka 19 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Sadao Hiyama* 21 1 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
6 Sunao Imakurusu 36 79 101 89 4 23 6 0 1 11 0 0 9 5 .258 .340 .360 .700 32 2 2 1 0 0
7 Hisafumi Kawamura 21 58 102 94 3 10 3 0 0 3 0 0 4 23 .106 .143 .138 .281 13 3 0 4 0 0
8 Tokuji Kawasaki 34 57 104 95 6 16 2 1 0 8 0 0 6 13 .168 .225 .211 .436 20 1 1 2 0 0
9 Kei Kitahara 19 8 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 2 0 0
10 Akinobu Kono 24 141 453 397 53 97 12 5 3 28 17 4 36 54 .244 .313 .322 .635 128 9 4 15 1 0
11 Makoto Kuboyama 21 7 6 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .333 .500 2 0 0 0 0 0
12 Mamoru Nagasaka 20 21 13 13 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .077 .077 .077 .154 1 1 0 0 0 0
13 Yukichi Nagatoshi* 34 75 161 147 13 27 4 0 5 13 1 0 11 29 .184 .248 .313 .561 46 1 2 0 1 1
14 Futoshi Nakanishi 22 135 549 473 96 157 28 4 35 98 19 12 71 91 .332 .419 .630 1.049 298 10 2 0 3 17
15 Junji Nakatani 37 104 343 312 52 92 22 3 8 43 4 4 24 29 .295 .346 .462 .808 144 10 2 2 3 1
16 Sadao Nishimura 20 57 98 88 5 10 1 1 0 3 0 0 8 48 .114 .186 .148 .333 13 1 0 1 1 0
17 Akira Ogi 20 126 406 370 48 87 15 1 15 39 22 7 22 70 .235 .284 .403 .687 149 5 4 8 2 0
18 Hiroshi Oshita* 32 139 524 469 74 141 21 5 12 63 7 3 44 55 .301 .356 .443 .800 208 6 0 5 6 7
19 Mamoru Otsu 24 56 97 85 4 18 3 0 0 10 0 0 0 17 .212 .207 .247 .454 21 1 0 10 2 0
20 Akira Owada 21 32 33 33 3 7 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 13 .212 .212 .394 .606 13 0 0 0 0 0
21 Morikazu Sagawa* 19 10 11 10 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 .200 .273 .400 .673 4 0 0 0 0 0
22 Atsushi Sakagami 20 18 29 29 3 6 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 4 .207 .207 .414 .621 12 1 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
23 Seiji Sekiguchi 29 134 501 456 67 136 28 6 14 66 11 4 37 95 .298 .353 .478 .831 218 8 2 5 1 0
24 Yukio Shimabara 22 27 16 15 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 .200 .200 .267 .467 4 1 0 1 0 0
25 Teruyuki Takakura 20 136 459 427 59 118 18 1 17 71 33 9 27 57 .276 .325 .443 .767 189 7 4 0 1 0
26 Yasuo Takiuchi 19 41 13 11 6 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 2 8 .000 .154 .000 .154 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Haruo Tamaki 23 51 61 58 6 12 3 0 2 6 2 0 3 20 .207 .246 .362 .608 21 1 0 0 0 0
28 Yoji Tamatsukuri* 18 71 89 71 15 16 3 0 0 9 6 5 16 10 .225 .364 .268 .631 19 0 0 1 1 0
29 Yasumitsu Toyoda 20 144 632 546 94 150 18 4 23 76 27 15 64 75 .275 .351 .449 .799 245 9 1 19 2 1
30 Etsuro Tsukamoto 30 112 284 254 26 57 8 1 2 23 14 5 21 33 .224 .289 .287 .577 73 7 3 4 2 0
31 Hiromi Wada 18 6 8 7 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .429 .429 .571 1.000 4 0 0 1 0 0
32 Tadao Wako 18 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Tomoyuki Yatsunami 24 7 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Players 26.0 144 5412 4859 663 1258 211 33 140 606 173 73 433 797 .259 .318 .402 .720 1955 90 91 29 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 Hiromasa Ariyoshi? 19 6 4 .600 2.89 36 10 11 2 0 96.2 96 40 31 2 19 0 52 1 0 0 399 1.190 8.9 0.2 1.8 4.8 2.74
2 Masao Hashimoto 19 0 0 3.00 3 0 3 0 0 3.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 11 0.667 6.0 0.0 0.0 6.0
3 Hisafumi Kawamura 21 21 9 .700 2.35 58 30 15 10 2 279.1 211 89 73 9 118 3 225 6 1 5 1136 1.178 6.8 0.3 3.8 7.2 1.91
4 Tokuji Kawasaki 34 17 15 .531 2.40 43 22 17 8 3 217.2 195 66 58 6 50 5 88 1 0 1 876 1.126 8.1 0.2 2.1 3.6 1.76
5 Kei Kitahara* 19 1 2 .333 6.23 8 7 0 0 0 21.2 29 15 15 2 9 0 22 0 0 1 101 1.754 12.0 0.8 3.7 9.1 2.44
6 Mamoru Nagasaka 20 1 1 .500 4.22 21 9 4 1 0 53.1 55 34 25 0 25 0 18 1 0 1 242 1.500 9.3 0.0 4.2 3.0 0.72
7 Sadao Nishimura 20 19 6 .760 2.41 57 22 25 6 0 268.1 229 93 72 15 71 4 191 1 1 1 1066 1.118 7.7 0.5 2.4 6.4 2.69
8 Mamoru Otsu 24 21 10 .677 2.50 55 27 19 11 6 255.2 213 83 71 11 91 2 116 3 0 3 1034 1.189 7.5 0.4 3.2 4.1 1.27
9 Morikazu Sagawa* 19 2 1 .667 3.25 10 7 1 0 0 27.2 22 12 10 1 12 0 12 1 0 1 114 1.229 7.2 0.3 3.9 3.9 1.00
10 Atsushi Sakagami 20 4 6 .400 1.90 17 7 4 4 1 80.1 62 21 17 4 32 1 21 2 0 0 321 1.170 6.9 0.4 3.6 2.4 0.66 Stats for 2 teams
11 Yukio Shimabara 22 2 2 .500 3.15 21 8 4 2 1 60.0 54 26 21 4 22 1 34 2 0 1 248 1.267 8.1 0.6 3.3 5.1 1.55
12 Tadao Wako 18 0 0 6.28 10 2 5 0 0 14.1 17 11 10 1 7 0 16 1 0 0 64 1.674 10.7 0.6 4.4 10.0 2.29
12 Players 22.6 90 50 .643 2.68 144 144 104 40 19 1304.0 1128 471 388 51 430 15 777 17 2 15 5319 1.195 7.8 0.4 3.0 5.4 1.81
* - 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
Takeshi Hibino 112 0.00
Yukichi Nagatoshi 74 0.00
Junjiro Goto 19 0.00
Hiromi Wada 6 0.00
Makoto Kuboyama 4 0.00
Tomoyuki Yatsunami 4 0.00
Akira Owada 2 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Akinobu Kono 116 0.00
Junji Nakatani 95 0.00
Futoshi Nakanishi 10 0.00
Hiroshi Oshita 5 0.00
Yasumitsu Toyoda 2 0.00
Sadao Hiyama 1 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Akira Ogi 124 0.00
Akinobu Kono 62 0.00
Haruo Tamaki 23 0.00
Yasuo Takiuchi 7 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Futoshi Nakanishi 132 0.00
Sunao Imakurusu 16 0.00
Haruo Tamaki 15 0.00
Junji Nakatani 14 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yasumitsu Toyoda 144 0.00
Yasuo Takiuchi 7 0.00
Akira Ogi 2 0.00
Haruo Tamaki 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hiroshi Oshita 139 0.00
Teruyuki Takakura 133 0.00
Seiji Sekiguchi 131 0.00
Etsuro Tsukamoto 91 0.00
Yoji Tamatsukuri 40 0.00
Akira Owada 15 0.00
Tomoyuki Yatsunami 1 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hisafumi Kawamura 58 0.00
Sadao Nishimura 57 0.00
Mamoru Otsu 55 0.00
Tokuji Kawasaki 43 0.00
Hiromasa Ariyoshi 36 0.00
Mamoru Nagasaka 21 0.00
Yukio Shimabara 21 0.00
Atsushi Sakagami 17 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Morikazu Sagawa 10 0.00
Tadao Wako 10 0.00
Kei Kitahara 8 0.00
Masao Hashimoto 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Hiromasa Ariyoshi 19 Jun 16, 1936
Junjiro Goto 22 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Jan 27, 1933 Gunma, JP
Masao Hashimoto 19 R R 5' 8.0" 173 May 7, 1936 Ibaraki, JP
Takeshi Hibino 35 R R 5' 8.0" 156 Apr 22, 1920 Aichi, JP
Takara Hiratsuka 19 R R 5' 10.0" 154 Mar 7, 1936 Fukuoka, JP
Sadao Hiyama 21 L R 5' 8.0" 143 Feb 1, 1934 Ehime, JP
Sunao Imakurusu 36 R R 5' 5.0" 132 Nov 15, 1918 TW
Hisafumi Kawamura 21 R R 5' 9.0" 156 Aug 30, 1933 Oita, JP
Tokuji Kawasaki 34 R R 5' 8.0" 151 May 7, 1921 Tosu-cho, Saga, JP
Kei Kitahara 19 R L 5' 7.0" 151 Feb 28, 1936 Kurume, Fukuoka, JP
Akinobu Kono 24 R R 5' 8.0" 143 Aug 22, 1930 Fukuoka, Fukuoka, JP
Makoto Kuboyama 21 R R 5' 6.0" 178 Apr 15, 1934 Miyaki-gun, Saga, JP
Mamoru Nagasaka 20 R R 5' 10.0" 156 Aug 8, 1934 Shizuoka, JP
Yukichi Nagatoshi 34 L R 5' 7.0" 156 Dec 9, 1920 Iizuka, Fukuoka, JP
Futoshi Nakanishi 22 R R 5' 8.0" 205 Apr 11, 1933 Takamatsu, Kagawa, JP
Junji Nakatani 37 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Apr 19, 1918 Wakayama, JP
Sadao Nishimura 20 R R 5' 10.0" 162 Nov 25, 1934 Nakatado-gun, Kagawa, JP
Akira Ogi 20 R R 5' 7.0" 156 Apr 29, 1935 Nakama, Fukuoka, JP
Hiroshi Oshita 32 L L 5' 8.0" 154 Dec 15, 1922 Kobe, Hyogo, JP
Mamoru Otsu 24 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Mar 5, 1931 Fukuoka, Fukuoka, JP
Akira Owada 21 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Mar 21, 1934 Nishi Ibaraki-gun, Ibaraki, JP
Morikazu Sagawa 19 L L 5' 7.0" 145 Nov 11, 1935 Kagawa, JP
Atsushi Sakagami 20 R R 5' 11.0" 156 Oct 22, 1934 Tamana-gun, Kumamoto, JP
Seiji Sekiguchi 29 R R 5' 11.0" 176 Oct 9, 1925 Taipei, TW
Yukio Shimabara 22 R R 5' 11.0" 156 Apr 21, 1933 Matsuyama, Ehime, JP
Teruyuki Takakura 20 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Dec 8, 1934 Kumamoto, Kumamoto, JP
Yasuo Takiuchi 19 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Oct 30, 1935 Kita-Kyushu, Fukuoka, JP
Haruo Tamaki 23 R R 5' 5.0" 132 Apr 14, 1932 Kagawa, JP
Yoji Tamatsukuri 18 L L 5' 8.0" 165 Aug 17, 1936 Mito, Ibaraki, JP
Yasumitsu Toyoda 20 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Feb 12, 1935 Kuji-gun, Ibaraki, JP
Etsuro Tsukamoto 30 R R 5' 9.0" 215 Nov 30, 1924 Fukuoka, JP
Hiromi Wada 18 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Mar 26, 1937 Usuki, Oita, JP
Tadao Wako 18 R R 5' 11.0" 171 Aug 22, 1936 Sendai, Miyagi, JP
Tomoyuki Yatsunami 24 R R 5' 6.0" 143 Jul 28, 1930 Tamana, Kumamoto, 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.