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1971 Nishitetsu Lions

1971 > Class Foreign > 1971 Japan Pacific League
Overall: 38-84
Scored 425 runs, Allowed 623 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 40-82

Manager: Kazuhisa Inao
Represented: Fukuoka, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1970 / 1972

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 Yoshio Abe 25 104 294 260 33 59 12 1 2 14 6 9 20 31 .227 .303 .304 .607 79 5 9 4 1 0
2 Yasuhiro Aratake 22 30 19 19 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .158 .158 .211 .368 4 0 0 0 0 0
3 Carl Boles 36 33 132 116 21 33 3 0 9 21 3 1 14 8 .284 .364 .543 .907 63 4 1 0 1 2
4 Kazuhide Funada 29 78 250 224 23 40 10 2 5 17 7 2 10 43 .179 .218 .308 .526 69 4 2 11 3 0
5 Kiyoshi Goto 25 30 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 2 0 0
6 Shonan Hashino* 29 47 46 43 1 6 0 0 0 7 0 0 2 8 .140 .174 .140 .313 6 3 0 0 1 0
7 Masayoshi Higashida 25 125 484 444 53 126 16 1 23 58 5 5 38 53 .284 .339 .480 .819 213 7 0 0 2 4
8 Osamu Higashio 21 51 72 64 6 9 1 0 1 3 0 1 3 17 .141 .179 .203 .382 13 1 0 5 0 0
9 Haruki Ihara 22 39 123 115 13 31 6 0 2 8 3 0 3 24 .270 .298 .374 .671 43 2 2 2 1 0
10 Akira Izumisawa 25 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Kazuo Kai 32 26 99 87 9 21 3 2 1 5 6 4 5 13 .241 .298 .356 .654 31 1 2 5 0 0
12 Shinnosuke Kataoka 23 29 71 66 4 17 3 0 3 9 0 0 4 16 .258 .300 .439 .739 29 3 0 1 0 0
13 Akira Kawahara 22 50 57 54 4 7 0 0 2 3 0 0 2 19 .130 .161 .241 .401 13 0 0 1 0 0
14 Shojiro Kikukawa 26 80 126 115 10 18 2 1 3 5 1 1 7 14 .157 .205 .270 .474 31 4 0 4 0 1
15 Tokio Komatsu* 24 23 36 31 5 6 1 0 2 5 1 0 5 4 .194 .306 .419 .725 13 0 0 0 0 1
16 Satoru Miwa 25 39 37 30 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 19 .100 .156 .100 .256 3 1 0 5 0 0
17 Katsutoshi Miyadera 30 77 169 155 8 36 9 0 4 16 6 2 12 36 .232 .286 .368 .653 57 1 0 1 1 3
18 Mitsuo Motoi 24 128 540 467 59 129 19 1 14 43 21 5 55 69 .276 .353 .411 .764 192 3 3 10 5 0
19 Kimiyasu Murakami 26 93 232 222 16 48 8 0 7 27 1 0 4 33 .216 .229 .347 .576 77 3 1 1 4 0
20 Etsuo Nakai 28 17 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Hirofumi Ogawa 26 69 127 118 7 22 4 0 4 13 0 0 6 39 .186 .244 .322 .566 38 3 3 0 0 0
22 Takuji Ota 20 51 97 92 7 23 2 0 1 4 0 1 3 26 .250 .268 .304 .572 28 2 0 0 2 0
23 Aaron Pointer 29 73 255 231 20 43 6 0 11 34 8 3 20 36 .186 .255 .355 .610 82 8 2 0 2 0
24 Tadaaki Sakaguchi 19 28 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Kunimitsu Sato* 25 25 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 2 0 0
26 Shoichi Shimosusaki 26 31 35 34 3 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 .118 .114 .118 .232 4 2 0 0 1 0
27 Takashi Takagi* 31 109 324 293 28 82 15 0 1 25 1 0 27 27 .280 .339 .341 .680 100 5 0 2 2 5
28 Akira Takahashi 29 44 67 63 0 7 2 0 0 5 0 0 1 17 .111 .123 .143 .266 9 1 0 2 1 0
29 Akira Takahashi 20 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Fumio Takahashi* 23 118 386 365 36 91 7 4 1 8 22 9 13 29 .249 .278 .299 .577 109 3 2 5 1 0
31 Masashi Takenouchi 26 54 210 182 22 45 5 0 10 24 2 4 11 31 .247 .335 .440 .774 80 5 14 1 2 1
32 Akira Tanaka 26 49 21 19 2 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 7 .211 .250 .421 .671 8 1 0 1 0 0
33 Koji Toyokura 20 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Kunizo Umeda 24 77 108 90 11 14 4 0 0 3 11 1 8 10 .156 .248 .200 .448 18 1 3 7 0 0
35 Jose Vidal 31 39 135 122 6 27 6 0 2 9 6 0 10 31 .221 .289 .320 .609 39 6 2 0 1 0
36 Hiromi Wada 34 40 40 39 7 11 3 0 1 10 1 0 1 5 .282 .300 .436 .736 17 2 0 0 0 0
37 Hideki Yamamoto 19 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
38 Yutaka Yanagida 19 30 25 23 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .087 .087 .130 .217 3 2 0 2 0 0
39 Tetsuo Yoneyama 23 37 97 95 7 24 3 0 4 13 0 0 2 17 .253 .268 .411 .679 39 1 0 0 0 1
39 Players 26.1 130 4737 4295 425 992 153 12 114 394 113 48 291 705 .231 .285 .352 .637 1511 84 46 74 31 18
* - 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 Keizo Akiba 24 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 2.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1.500 13.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
2 Kiyoshi Goto 25 0 4 .000 4.94 30 6 10 0 0 58.1 63 40 32 14 14 0 21 1 0 1 250 1.320 9.7 2.2 2.2 3.2 1.50
3 Osamu Higashio 21 8 16 .333 3.74 51 31 10 3 0 221.1 198 110 92 20 118 3 109 15 0 5 964 1.428 8.1 0.8 4.8 4.4 0.92
4 Goji Hisano 28 0 0 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 2.0 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 2.500 18.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
5 Akira Izumisawa 25 0 3 .000 4.56 14 2 7 0 0 23.2 24 13 12 5 15 0 11 1 0 1 102 1.648 9.1 1.9 5.7 4.2 0.73
6 Akira Kawahara 22 4 16 .200 5.44 50 26 6 3 0 170.1 182 114 103 32 65 2 104 18 1 1 759 1.450 9.6 1.7 3.4 5.5 1.60
7 Satoru Miwa 25 4 10 .286 4.19 39 14 14 1 0 122.1 114 62 57 15 50 0 66 7 0 3 531 1.341 8.4 1.1 3.7 4.9 1.32
8 Etsuo Nakai 28 1 0 1.000 4.75 17 0 6 0 0 30.1 30 18 16 4 17 0 8 3 0 0 135 1.549 8.9 1.2 5.0 2.4 0.47
9 Toshiyoshi Norikae* 20 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0 0 1.1 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 7 3.000 13.5 0.0 13.5 13.5 1.00
10 Tadaaki Sakaguchi 19 0 1 .000 3.04 28 2 11 0 0 50.1 44 25 17 6 20 1 19 4 0 5 211 1.272 7.9 1.1 3.6 3.4 0.95
11 Kunimitsu Sato* 25 0 3 .000 3.14 25 3 4 0 0 28.2 29 12 10 5 5 1 15 0 0 1 115 1.186 9.1 1.6 1.6 4.7 3.00
12 Akira Takahashi 29 14 13 .519 3.74 43 27 10 11 2 204.2 209 94 85 22 45 4 74 8 0 1 851 1.241 9.2 1.0 2.0 3.3 1.64
13 Akira Tanaka 26 4 9 .308 4.17 49 3 22 0 0 110.0 112 56 51 12 33 1 53 6 1 5 463 1.318 9.2 1.0 2.7 4.3 1.61
14 Koji Toyokura 20 0 0 13.50 3 1 0 0 0 4.2 7 8 7 1 4 0 3 0 0 0 26 2.357 13.5 1.9 7.7 5.8 0.75
15 Terufumi Uchida 22 0 0 27.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 4 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 4.000 36.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
16 Hideki Yamamoto 19 0 1 .000 4.91 11 2 4 0 0 18.1 21 11 10 4 16 1 8 0 0 0 89 2.018 10.3 2.0 7.9 3.9 0.50
17 Yutaka Yanagida 19 3 8 .273 4.90 29 13 4 2 0 97.1 118 56 53 21 26 0 40 4 0 0 423 1.479 10.9 1.9 2.4 3.7 1.54
17 Players 23.6 38 84 .311 4.31 130 130 110 20 2 1146.2 1164 623 549 161 431 13 534 67 2 23 4951 1.391 9.1 1.3 3.4 4.2 1.24
* - 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
Kimiyasu Murakami 84 0.00
Katsutoshi Miyadera 72 0.00
Shinnosuke Kataoka 29 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Takashi Takagi 94 0.00
Carl Boles 33 0.00
Yasuhiro Aratake 24 0.00
Masashi Takenouchi 15 0.00
Aaron Pointer 11 0.00
Jose Vidal 3 0.00
Hideki Yamamoto 2 0.00
Goji Hisano 1 0.00
Yutaka Yanagida 1 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mitsuo Motoi 128 0.00
Tetsuo Yoneyama 4 0.00
Shojiro Kikukawa 3 0.00
Kazuhide Funada 2 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Masashi Takenouchi 50 0.00
Haruki Ihara 39 0.00
Kazuhide Funada 38 0.00
Tetsuo Yoneyama 28 0.00
Shojiro Kikukawa 20 0.00
Aaron Pointer 10 0.00
Kazuo Kai 2 0.00
Mitsuo Motoi 1 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kunizo Umeda 67 0.00
Kazuhide Funada 59 0.00
Shojiro Kikukawa 53 0.00
Kazuo Kai 25 0.00
Aaron Pointer 3 0.00
Mitsuo Motoi 1 0.00
Tetsuo Yoneyama 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Masayoshi Higashida 124 0.00
Fumio Takahashi 108 0.00
Yoshio Abe 85 0.00
Aaron Pointer 54 0.00
Jose Vidal 35 0.00
Hirofumi Ogawa 27 0.00
Takuji Ota 22 0.00
Shoichi Shimosusaki 15 0.00
Tokio Komatsu 7 0.00
Akira Takahashi 1 0.00
Akira Takahashi 1 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Osamu Higashio 51 0.00
Akira Kawahara 50 0.00
Akira Tanaka 49 0.00
Akira Takahashi 43 0.00
Satoru Miwa 39 0.00
Kiyoshi Goto 30 0.00
Yutaka Yanagida 29 0.00
Tadaaki Sakaguchi 28 0.00
Kunimitsu Sato 25 0.00
Etsuo Nakai 17 0.00
Akira Izumisawa 14 0.00
Hideki Yamamoto 11 0.00
Toshiyoshi Norikae 3 0.00
Koji Toyokura 3 0.00
Keizo Akiba 1 0.00
Goji Hisano 1 0.00
Terufumi Uchida 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Yoshio Abe 25 R R 5' 9.0" 167 May 15, 1946 Ishinomaki, Miyagi, JP
Keizo Akiba 24 R R 5' 8.0" 156 Nov 11, 1946 Kagoshima, JP
Yasuhiro Aratake 22 R R 6' 1.0" 167 Sep 14, 1948 Hyogo, JP
Carl Boles 36 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Oct 31, 1934 Center Point, AR, US
Kazuhide Funada 29 R R 5' 11.0" 158 May 5, 1942 Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, JP
Kiyoshi Goto 25 R R 5' 11.0" 147 Jun 18, 1946 Gifu, JP
Shonan Hashino 29 L L 5' 10.0" 162 Apr 18, 1942 Fukuoka, JP
Masayoshi Higashida 25 R R 6' 0.0" 193 Aug 1, 1945 Nara, JP
Osamu Higashio 21 R R 5' 10.0" 173 May 18, 1950 Arita-gun, Wakayama, JP
Goji Hisano 28 R R 5' 10.0" 165 May 21, 1943 Osaka, JP
Haruki Ihara 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 18, 1949 Konu-gun, Hiroshima, JP
Akira Izumisawa 25 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Aug 23, 1945 Kamaishi, Iwate, JP
Kazuo Kai 32 R R 5' 10.0" 154 Jan 9, 1939 Nichinan, Miyazaki, JP
Shinnosuke Kataoka 23 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Nov 5, 1947 Kurashiki, Okayama, JP
Akira Kawahara 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 10, 1949 Oita, JP
Shojiro Kikukawa 26 R R 5' 8.0" 150 Feb 7, 1945 Nagasaki, JP
Tokio Komatsu 24 L L 5' 10.0" 162 Sep 26, 1946 Tokyo, JP
Satoru Miwa 25 R R 5' 10.0" 145 Sep 18, 1945 Niigata, Niigata, JP
Katsutoshi Miyadera 30 R R 5' 11.0" 167 Nov 4, 1940 Meguro Ward, Tokyo, JP
Mitsuo Motoi 24 R R 5' 8.0" 180 Nov 10, 1946 Kobe, Hyogo, JP
Kimiyasu Murakami 26 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Feb 24, 1945 Saijo, Ehime, JP
Etsuo Nakai 28 R R 5' 11.0" 191 Jun 24, 1943 Osaka, JP
Toshiyoshi Norikae 20 L L 5' 8.0" 165 Nov 15, 1950 Fukui, JP
Hirofumi Ogawa 26 R R 5' 8.0" 158 May 15, 1945 Naruto, Tokushima, JP
Takuji Ota 20 R R 5' 7.0" 173 Mar 1, 1951 Tsukumi, Oita, JP
Aaron Pointer 29 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Apr 19, 1942 Little Rock, AR, US
Tadaaki Sakaguchi 19 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Nov 7, 1951 Osaka, JP
Kunimitsu Sato 25 L L 5' 9.0" 147 Jul 11, 1945 Fukuoka, Fukuoka, JP
Shoichi Shimosusaki 26 R R 5' 8.0" 167 Sep 8, 1944 Kagoshima, JP
Takashi Takagi 31 L L 5' 11.0" 176 Jun 17, 1940 Osaka, JP
Akira Takahashi 29 R R 5' 10.0" 162 May 29, 1942 Yamaguchi, JP
Akira Takahashi 20 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 29, 1950 Miyazaki, JP
Fumio Takahashi 23 L L 5' 5.0" 145 May 15, 1948 Yao, Osaka, JP
Masashi Takenouchi 26 R R 5' 9.0" 198 Mar 15, 1945 Yokosuka, Kanagawa, JP
Akira Tanaka 26 R R 5' 7.0" 140 Jul 20, 1944 Kisarazu, Chiba, JP
Koji Toyokura 20 R R 5' 9.0" 147 May 10, 1951 Chiba, JP
Terufumi Uchida 22 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Jun 3, 1949 Kumamoto, JP
Kunizo Umeda 24 R R 5' 9.0" 143 Feb 1, 1947 Kyoto, Kyoto, JP
Jose Vidal 31 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 3, 1940 Batey Lechuga, El Seibo, DO
Hiromi Wada 34 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Mar 26, 1937 Usuki, Oita, JP
Hideki Yamamoto 19 R R 5' 10.0" 176 Jul 19, 1951 Kanagawa, JP
Yutaka Yanagida 19 R R 5' 9.0" 143 Aug 31, 1951 Nobeoka, Miyazaki, JP
Tetsuo Yoneyama 23 R R 5' 7.0" 154 Apr 27, 1948 Kanagawa, 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.