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1979 Chunichi Dragons

1979 > Class Foreign > 1979 Japan Central League
Overall: 59-57
Scored 589 runs, Allowed 566 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 60-56

Manager: Toshio Naka
Represented: Nagoya, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

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 Hisato Aoyama 22 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Terashi Donoue 28 14 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .667 1.000 2 0 0 0 0 0
3 Yukio Fujinami* 28 116 274 244 35 73 9 1 4 26 2 6 18 18 .299 .352 .393 .746 96 5 2 10 0 3
4 Kimiya Fujisawa 27 33 69 60 3 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 18 .133 .188 .133 .321 8 0 1 5 0 0
5 Wayne Garrett* 31 115 483 417 64 105 15 3 20 71 3 2 55 70 .252 .340 .446 .786 186 8 2 6 3 3
6 Senichi Hoshino 32 28 60 51 3 13 1 0 2 8 0 0 2 7 .255 .273 .392 .665 20 1 0 5 2 0
7 Hiroaki Inoue 35 113 409 345 47 94 16 0 16 49 2 1 38 57 .272 .363 .458 .821 158 10 13 10 3 0
8 Akio Ishii 23 23 43 41 1 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 .244 .279 .317 .596 13 0 0 0 0 0
9 Yasunori Ito 26 56 91 81 14 23 4 3 3 10 0 2 9 22 .284 .363 .519 .881 42 0 1 0 0 3
10 Bob Jones* 29 110 400 367 48 105 18 1 16 56 3 4 29 83 .286 .345 .471 .816 173 6 4 0 0 1
11 Takao Kanto 27 5 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 1 0 0
12 Yonetoshi Kawamata* 18 46 57 47 2 13 3 0 0 5 1 0 7 10 .277 .368 .340 .709 16 1 1 0 2 1
13 Tatsuhiko Kimata 34 126 497 459 53 143 16 0 17 72 1 0 29 51 .312 .354 .458 .811 210 20 2 5 2 6
14 Kenji Komatsu 32 7 8 7 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 .143 .125 .571 .696 4 1 0 0 1 0
15 Tatsuo Komatsu 20 55 21 21 0 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 .238 .238 .286 .524 6 0 0 0 0 0
16 Shinji Masaoka 29 84 72 67 6 13 1 1 0 2 0 1 2 9 .194 .214 .239 .453 16 2 0 2 1 0
17 Yukitsura Matsumoto* 32 22 12 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .182 .182 .182 .364 2 0 0 1 0 0
18 Jun Misawa* 26 46 72 61 4 7 0 0 1 7 0 0 3 15 .115 .156 .164 .320 10 1 0 8 0 0
19 Yujiro Miyako* 20 25 8 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 0 0 0 0
20 Hiroaki Mizutani* 25 47 11 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 0 0 2 0 0
21 Kiyoshi Morimoto 37 42 59 47 2 4 1 0 0 3 0 0 7 8 .085 .218 .106 .325 5 2 1 4 0 0
22 Yuichi Nakahara 20 24 15 12 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Sakae Okawara 26 29 21 18 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .222 .300 .278 .578 5 0 0 1 0 0
24 Yasunori Oshima 28 130 559 501 95 159 33 1 36 103 1 7 46 87 .317 .376 .603 .978 302 12 5 0 7 4
25 Takamasa Suzuki 24 24 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 1 0 0 0
26 Morimichi Takagi 37 120 518 467 74 140 25 1 11 48 11 2 28 45 .300 .344 .428 .772 200 10 4 18 1 3
27 Michitake Takahashi 22 43 20 19 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .105 .105 .105 .211 2 1 0 1 0 0
28 Kyohei Taniki* 33 112 222 196 31 46 6 1 3 10 9 3 17 38 .235 .309 .321 .630 63 4 4 5 0 0
29 Toshio Tanokura 25 11 4 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Yasushi Tao* 25 123 419 383 47 96 22 1 13 50 0 5 30 66 .251 .308 .415 .723 159 7 2 3 1 0
31 Yoshinori Toda 33 16 18 16 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 8 .125 .222 .125 .347 2 0 0 0 0 0
32 Masakatsu Tsuchiya 22 32 31 28 3 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 13 .143 .167 .179 .345 5 0 0 1 1 0
33 Kunizo Umeda 32 43 27 23 1 5 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 .217 .250 .217 .467 5 0 0 3 0 0
34 Masaru Uno 21 122 395 359 42 95 14 2 12 37 4 8 21 74 .265 .318 .415 .733 149 4 8 5 2 6
35 Kenichi Yazawa* 31 11 13 12 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .231 .167 .397 2 0 0 0 0 0
35 Players 29.3 130 4924 4394 589 1177 191 15 155 570 38 42 357 750 .268 .328 .424 .752 1863 95 51 96 26 30
* - 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 Hisato Aoyama 22 0 1 .000 6.28 8 2 2 0 0 0 14.1 20 11 10 4 5 0 11 1 0 2 66 1.744 12.6 2.5 3.1 6.9 2.20
2 Terashi Donoue 28 0 4 .000 8.14 14 4 4 0 0 0 21.0 32 19 19 5 8 0 8 0 0 0 100 1.905 13.7 2.1 3.4 3.4 1.00
3 Kimiya Fujisawa 27 13 5 .722 2.82 33 28 1 3 2 0 185.1 158 64 58 15 69 2 129 4 1 2 766 1.225 7.7 0.7 3.4 6.3 1.87
4 Senichi Hoshino 32 10 7 .588 4.67 28 25 1 4 1 0 154.1 168 90 80 29 51 3 85 7 0 1 665 1.419 9.8 1.7 3.0 5.0 1.67
5 Tatsuo Komatsu 20 6 9 .400 2.68 54 0 47 0 0 16 97.1 90 30 29 6 37 4 86 5 0 1 410 1.305 8.3 0.6 3.4 8.0 2.32
6 Yukitsura Matsumoto* 32 2 3 .400 4.88 22 8 7 0 0 0 55.1 70 32 30 8 13 1 11 1 0 1 245 1.500 11.4 1.3 2.1 1.8 0.85
7 Jun Misawa 26 13 11 .542 3.72 45 28 3 7 4 0 203.0 226 95 84 28 53 3 97 9 0 2 864 1.374 10.0 1.2 2.3 4.3 1.83
8 Yujiro Miyako* 20 2 2 .500 2.50 25 2 6 0 0 3 50.1 38 19 14 3 18 1 37 0 0 0 201 1.113 6.8 0.5 3.2 6.6 2.06
9 Hiroaki Mizutani* 25 3 2 .600 5.23 47 2 4 0 0 0 65.1 65 42 38 16 33 2 55 4 0 0 293 1.500 9.0 2.2 4.5 7.6 1.67
10 Muneo Nakada 22 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 0.500 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0
11 Masao Sato* 28 0 0 49.50 5 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 12 11 11 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 19 7.000 54.0 0.0 9.0 4.5 0.50
12 Takamasa Suzuki 24 1 0 1.000 3.02 24 0 14 0 0 9 44.2 40 18 15 7 14 1 33 1 0 2 182 1.209 8.1 1.4 2.8 6.6 2.36
13 Michitake Takahashi 22 5 4 .556 4.15 43 6 17 0 0 2 102.0 94 52 47 15 37 1 60 0 0 3 425 1.284 8.3 1.3 3.3 5.3 1.62
14 Yoshinori Toda 33 2 3 .400 3.23 16 8 3 1 0 0 53.0 49 21 19 6 14 0 24 0 0 0 213 1.189 8.3 1.0 2.4 4.1 1.71
15 Masakatsu Tsuchiya 22 2 6 .250 4.76 31 17 4 1 0 1 104.0 117 62 55 21 44 1 43 2 0 3 459 1.548 10.1 1.8 3.8 3.7 0.98
15 Players 25.3 59 57 .509 3.97 130 130 114 16 10 31 1154.0 1180 566 509 163 398 19 682 34 1 17 4915 1.367 9.2 1.3 3.1 5.3 1.71
* - 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
Tatsuhiko Kimata 126 0.00
Sakae Okawara 21 0.00
Yuichi Nakahara 16 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yasunori Oshima 118 0.00
Bob Jones 15 0.00
Yasunori Ito 2 0.00
Yonetoshi Kawamata 2 0.00
Kenichi Yazawa 2 0.00
Shinji Masaoka 1 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Morimichi Takagi 119 0.00
Shinji Masaoka 26 0.00
Kiyoshi Morimoto 9 0.00
Kunizo Umeda 6 0.00
Takao Kanto 4 0.00
Toshio Tanokura 2 0.00
Wayne Garrett 1 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wayne Garrett 115 0.00
Yasunori Oshima 15 0.00
Yasunori Ito 3 0.00
Kunizo Umeda 2 0.00
Shinji Masaoka 1 0.00
Toshio Tanokura 1 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Masaru Uno 121 0.00
Shinji Masaoka 49 0.00
Kunizo Umeda 32 0.00
Toshio Tanokura 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yasushi Tao 111 0.00
Yukio Fujinami 101 0.00
Hiroaki Inoue 100 0.00
Bob Jones 95 0.00
Kyohei Taniki 67 0.00
Yasunori Ito 27 0.00
Akio Ishii 11 0.00
Yonetoshi Kawamata 7 0.00
Kenji Komatsu 3 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tatsuo Komatsu 54 0.00
Hiroaki Mizutani 47 0.00
Jun Misawa 45 0.00
Michitake Takahashi 43 0.00
Kimiya Fujisawa 33 0.00
Masakatsu Tsuchiya 31 0.00
Senichi Hoshino 28 0.00
Yujiro Miyako 25 0.00
Takamasa Suzuki 24 0.00
Yukitsura Matsumoto 22 0.00
Yoshinori Toda 16 0.00
Terashi Donoue 14 0.00
Hisato Aoyama 8 0.00
Masao Sato 5 0.00
Muneo Nakada 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Hisato Aoyama 22 R R 5' 10.0" 134 Jun 28, 1957 Okazaki, Aichi, JP
Terashi Donoue 28 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 9, 1951 Wajima, Ishikawa, JP
Yukio Fujinami 28 L L 5' 9.0" 167 Apr 26, 1951 Shizuoka, Shizuoka, JP
Kimiya Fujisawa 27 R R 5' 8.0" 154 Nov 29, 1951 Kita Kaifu-gun, Oita, JP
Wayne Garrett 31 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 3, 1947 Brooksville, FL, US
Senichi Hoshino 32 R R 5' 11.0" 176 Jan 22, 1947 Kurashiki, Okayama, JP
Hiroaki Inoue 35 R R 5' 9.0" 190 May 21, 1944 Nishi Yodogawa Ward, Osaka, JP
Akio Ishii 23 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Sep 26, 1955 Miura, Kanagawa, JP
Yasunori Ito 26 R R 5' 10.0" 176 Sep 25, 1952 Hisai, Mie, JP
Bob Jones 29 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 11, 1949 Elkton, MD, US
Takao Kanto 27 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Sep 2, 1951 Shiraishi, Miyagi, JP
Yonetoshi Kawamata 18 L L 5' 10.0" 173 Aug 4, 1960 Setagaya Ward, Tokyo, JP
Tatsuhiko Kimata 34 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Jul 7, 1944 Okazaki, Aichi, JP
Kenji Komatsu 32 R R 5' 10.0" 171 May 24, 1947 Kochi, Kochi, JP
Tatsuo Komatsu 20 R R 5' 10.0" 180 May 10, 1959 Hakui-gun, Ishikawa, JP
Shinji Masaoka 29 R R 5' 9.0" 143 Aug 15, 1949 Imabari, Ehime, JP
Yukitsura Matsumoto 32 L L 6' 0.0" 176 Jun 5, 1947 Osaka, Osaka, JP
Jun Misawa 26 L R 6' 0.0" 187 Oct 1, 1952 Mino-gun, Shimane, JP
Yujiro Miyako 20 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Feb 25, 1959 Ozu, Shiga, JP
Hiroaki Mizutani 25 L L 5' 8.0" 156 Jul 22, 1953 Tokoname, Aichi, JP
Kiyoshi Morimoto 37 R R 5' 6.0" 162 Apr 13, 1942 Saijo, Ehime, JP
Muneo Nakada 22 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Jan 8, 1957 Izumi, Osaka, JP
Yuichi Nakahara 20 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Feb 2, 1959 Onga-gun, Fukuoka, JP
Sakae Okawara 26 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Jun 6, 1953 Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, JP
Yasunori Oshima 28 R R 6' 0.0" 187 Oct 16, 1950 Chikujo-gun, Fukuoka, JP
Masao Sato 28 R L 5' 9.0" 175 Dec 8, 1950 Sendai, Miyagi, JP
Takamasa Suzuki 24 R R 5' 10.0" 171 Jul 3, 1954 Sanbu-gun, Chiba, JP
Morimichi Takagi 37 R R 5' 8.0" 158 Jul 17, 1941 Nagoya, Aichi, JP
Michitake Takahashi 22 R R 5' 9.0" 158 Nov 10, 1956 Atami, Shizuoka, JP
Kyohei Taniki 33 L L 5' 9.0" 165 Nov 12, 1945 Sapporo, Hokkaido, JP
Toshio Tanokura 25 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Apr 3, 1954 Mitaka, Tokyo, JP
Yasushi Tao 25 L L 5' 8.0" 171 Jan 8, 1954 Mitoyo-gun, Kagawa, JP
Yoshinori Toda 33 R R 5' 8.0" 176 Jul 27, 1945 Osaka, JP
Masakatsu Tsuchiya 22 R R 5' 11.0" 171 Nov 6, 1956 Asahi, Chiba, JP
Kunizo Umeda 32 R R 5' 9.0" 143 Feb 1, 1947 Kyoto, Kyoto, JP
Masaru Uno 21 R R 5' 11.0" 165 May 30, 1958 Yokaichiba, Chiba, JP
Kenichi Yazawa 31 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 22, 1947 Kashiwa, Chiba, 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.