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1970 Taiyo Whales

1970 > Class Foreign > 1970 Japan Central League
Overall: 69-57
Scored 436 runs, Allowed 399 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-58

Manager: Kaoru Betto
Represented: Kawasaki, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1969 / 1971

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Masanori Arai222220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
2Akira Ejiri*271284974585312423311511362440.271.309.406.715186821212
3Hisaaki Fukushima2366105994202021100423.202.238.283.5212851010
4Tadashi Furuta23765949181111153259.224.291.347.6381700410
5Kenzo Hayashi27496662611111200422.177.227.274.5011710000
6Masaji Hiramatsu2251113100814004800349.140.162.260.4222600820
7Shigeki Ikeda2424840100000010.250.400.250.650100300
8Isao Ito28102284254165371728111847.209.277.327.6048376603
9Hiroshi Kito*27496555313200200525.236.311.273.5841501400
10Akihito Kondo321244043602593162436272148.258.298.347.645125502122
11Kazuhiko Kondo*3497338299297680728413336.254.329.351.68110551414
12Tadakatsu Kotani2553282801100000015.036.036.071.107200000
13Masakatsu Kusaka2530403731510020225.405.436.432.8681600100
14Shigekuni Mashiba*1822220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
15Makoto Matsubara26128515455731281403085465071.281.358.510.868232146132
16Kosuke Matsuoka2780122109152652050056.239.270.321.5913520710
17Chikara Morinaka#306110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
18Masayuki Nakatsuka*251285304846012628384213113043.260.310.380.690184851010
19Osamu Nomura232812100000000015.000.091.000.091000100
20Isao Ohashi2993262244215290321001142.213.250.287.5377041600
21NObushi Oikawa2614861100000001.167.167.167.333100200
22Yukio Osada*3186170156124460415201428.282.341.397.7396220000
23Katsuji Sakai3228403245000100315.156.250.156.406501400
24Issei Sato254432305610021017.200.219.233.452710010
25Tomoo Sekine26871261116162223111022.144.221.252.4742841401
26John Self32436764315502800123.234.254.406.6602601010
27Shozo Shigematsu301274734365311615111341091942.266.302.381.683166851032
28Shigeyuki Takahashi2521760110000003.167.167.333.500200100
29Ritsuo Yamashita2538544836011400219.125.160.229.3891100400
30Yasukazu Yasuda2027393414101300312.118.205.235.440821010
31Keisaburo Yoneda279817616014336071201950.206.260.375.6356003312
31 Players27.7130464541954361011155171064085447279711.241.293.362.654151876351162018
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Masaji Hiramatsu222519.5681.95513810236332.2226807218686182132112790.8846.10.51.84.92.68
2Shigeki Ikeda2411.5002.5924381148.24020147131333021981.0897.41.32.46.12.54
3Nobuhiro Ishihata*25000.00200000.1100020100049.00027.00.054.027.00.50
4Hiroshi Kito*271312.5202.404924654194.21515652162821517037550.9207.00.71.37.05.39
5Tadakatsu Kotani2544.5002.115362300115.07832276364854024550.9916.10.52.86.72.36
6Shigekuni Mashiba*1801.0004.7122350028.22318153191242011261.4657.20.96.07.51.26
7Chikara Morinaka30005.566230011.114772106000471.32411.11.60.84.86.00
8Osamu Nomura2312.3335.37284121062.064453712211346022721.3719.31.73.04.91.62
9NObushi Oikawa2622.5004.0211550031.1321414491173011311.3099.21.12.64.91.89
10Katsuji Sakai32106.6253.472620320109.0994642142226210004471.1108.21.21.85.12.82
11Gentaro Shimada300013.50301004.28771402100242.57115.41.97.73.90.50
12Yoshihiro Takagaki21006.75101001.1211000010071.50013.50.00.00.0
13Shigeyuki Takahashi2501.0002.2721280047.23513126121353001850.9866.61.12.36.62.92
14Ritsuo Yamashita25139.5912.893723940168.01566054194321044026981.1858.41.02.35.62.42
14 Players25.06957.5482.751301309436131155.1929399353108278217365721446281.0457.20.82.25.72.65
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Isao Ito800.00
Isao Ohashi760.00
Hisaaki Fukushima50.00

1B

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Akihito Kondo1240.00
Tomoo Sekine260.00
Tadashi Furuta70.00
Kosuke Matsuoka70.00
Kenzo Hayashi20.00
Makoto Matsubara20.00

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Makoto Matsubara1240.00
Hisaaki Fukushima120.00
Keisaburo Yoneda40.00
Masanori Arai20.00
Tomoo Sekine20.00

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Keisaburo Yoneda950.00
Kosuke Matsuoka720.00
Tomoo Sekine630.00
Makoto Matsubara70.00
Tadashi Furuta10.00

OF

P

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Masanori Arai22RR5' 8.0"156Jun 23, 1948Osato-gun, Saitama, JP
Akira Ejiri27LL5' 10.0"178Jan 10, 1943Takahagi, Ibaraki, JP
Hisaaki Fukushima23RR5' 10.0"185Apr 10, 1947Higashi Muro-gun, Wakayama, JP
Tadashi Furuta23RR5' 8.0"143Jul 31, 1946Yamaguchi, JP
Kenzo Hayashi27RR5' 9.0"165May 21, 1943Kyoto, Kyoto, JP
Masaji Hiramatsu22RR5' 9.0"162Sep 19, 1947Takahashi, Okayama, JP
Shigeki Ikeda24RR5' 10.0"162May 1, 1946Matsuyama, Ehime, JP
Nobuhiro Ishihata25LL5' 10.0"171Jul 29, 1944Fukushima, Fukushima, JP
Isao Ito28RR5' 11.0"176May 14, 1942Sendai, Miyagi, JP
Hiroshi Kito27LL5' 10.0"171Apr 18, 1943Ise, Mie, JP
Akihito Kondo32RR5' 6.0"143Apr 1, 1938Takamatsu, Kagawa, JP
Kazuhiko Kondo34LL5' 10.0"173Mar 2, 1936Tokyo, JP
Tadakatsu Kotani25RR5' 10.0"182Apr 8, 1945Akashi, Hyogo, JP
Masakatsu Kusaka25RR5' 8.0"176Oct 17, 1944Ishimaki, Miyagi, JP
Shigekuni Mashiba18LL5' 10.0"178Nov 15, 1951Ozu, Shiga, JP
Makoto Matsubara26RR6' 0.0"178Jan 13, 1944Iino, Saitama, JP
Kosuke Matsuoka27RR5' 7.0"167Feb 9, 1943Kumamoto, Kumamoto, JP
Chikara Morinaka30SR5' 9.0"162Oct 20, 1939Nara, JP
Masayuki Nakatsuka25LL5' 8.0"176Jun 29, 1945Takamatsu, Kagawa, JP
Osamu Nomura23RR6' 0.0"171Aug 9, 1946Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, JP
Isao Ohashi29RR5' 8.0"178Mar 25, 1941Kochi, JP
NObushi Oikawa26RR5' 10.0"167Jun 8, 1944Kamaishi, Iwate, JP
Yukio Osada31LL5' 10.0"189Feb 24, 1939Minami Tsuru-gun, Yamanashi, JP
Katsuji Sakai32RR5' 11.0"158Mar 21, 1938Fukuoka, JP
Issei Sato25RR5' 9.0"180Jan 5, 1945Tokyo, JP
Tomoo Sekine26RR5' 8.0"154Mar 12, 1944Chiba, JP
John Self32RR6' 2.0"190Sep 9, 1937
Shozo Shigematsu30RR5' 5.0"158Jan 5, 1940Imabari, Ehime, JP
Gentaro Shimada30RR5' 10.0"182Aug 25, 1939Miyagi, JP
Yoshihiro Takagaki21RR5' 10.0"170Nov 6, 1948Tottori, JP
Shigeyuki Takahashi25RR6' 2.0"190May 16, 1945Asahi, Chiba, JP
Ritsuo Yamashita25RR5' 11.0"165Oct 20, 1944Minami Uwa-gun, Ehime, JP
Yasukazu Yasuda20RR5' 10.0"180Mar 24, 1950Yamaguchi, JP
Keisaburo Yoneda27RR5' 9.0"160Jan 13, 1943Osaka, Osaka, 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.