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1952 Hankyu Braves

1952 > Class Foreign > 1952 Japan Pacific League
Overall: 49-58
Scored 424 runs, Allowed 462 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 49-58

Manager: Shinji Hamasaki
Represented: Nishinomiya, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1951 / 1953

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 Koichi Akashi 25 20 34 32 4 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 .125 .125 .125 .250 4 2 0 2
2 Kazuhito Arai 20 37 80 76 7 10 3 0 0 1 3 0 4 9 .132 .175 .171 .346 13 3 0 0
3 John Britton 33 78 332 320 37 101 16 5 2 35 7 10 9 12 .316 .338 .416 .754 133 3 2 1
4 Michio Fujii 29 108 466 406 62 105 18 5 2 31 54 12 49 19 .259 .344 .342 .687 139 11 4 7
5 Seizo Furukawa 30 102 331 288 40 78 16 1 8 38 19 7 30 27 .271 .344 .417 .760 120 7 2 11
6 Koichi Harada 24 32 59 56 4 11 3 0 0 8 0 0 3 7 .196 .237 .250 .487 14 1 0 0
7 Natsuki Higashidani* 21 94 250 229 24 62 8 4 3 31 7 3 19 20 .271 .332 .380 .712 87 5 2 0
8 Zenzo Ikeda 28 25 31 28 3 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 4 .107 .194 .179 .372 5 0 0 0
9 Toshio Ito 30 23 23 20 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 .100 .217 .150 .367 3 1 0 0
10 Kozo Kawai* 25 105 454 419 53 113 17 6 1 41 38 11 26 13 .270 .312 .346 .658 145 2 0 9
11 Yoshiki Matsuhashi 18 8 12 11 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .182 .250 .182 .432 2 0 0 0
12 Kiichiro Miyazawa* 25 19 25 23 1 8 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 6 .348 .375 .391 .766 9 0 0 1
13 Junji Nakatani 34 100 423 367 52 97 25 1 7 45 27 11 47 25 .264 .349 .395 .744 145 9 1 8
14 Jimmy Newberry 33 39 86 80 9 23 7 0 0 9 0 1 2 11 .288 .313 .375 .688 30 3 1 3
15 Jiro Noguchi 32 69 122 105 10 21 1 1 0 18 1 0 14 9 .200 .294 .229 .523 24 4 0 3
16 Hiroshi Nonomura 21 16 21 21 1 7 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .429 .762 9 1 0 0
17 Kiyoharu Sakata 28 17 23 21 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 .143 .217 .143 .360 3 0 0 0
18 Eiji Shibata 21 28 56 54 6 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .130 .145 .130 .275 7 2 0 1
19 Giichiro Shiraki 32 13 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 1 0 0
20 Sachio Suzuki 20 28 59 51 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 8 .098 .179 .098 .277 5 1 1 3
21 Teruo Tanaka 19 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
22 Yoshio Tenbo 28 26 43 37 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 7 .108 .175 .162 .337 6 0 0 3
23 Katsuki Tokura 37 106 399 369 51 111 17 7 7 53 25 5 26 22 .301 .348 .442 .790 163 4 1 3
24 Isamu Uchio? 25 47 126 112 12 24 5 0 3 12 1 1 12 9 .214 .290 .339 .630 38 3 0 2
25 Takehiko Ueda 25 92 294 277 18 58 6 5 2 25 6 3 15 28 .209 .250 .289 .539 80 5 0 2
26 Shigeru Yabe 24 30 58 53 6 14 1 0 2 11 4 2 4 2 .264 .328 .396 .724 21 1 1 0
27 Takeshi Yamashita 20 84 240 204 16 30 7 1 2 11 0 0 24 59 .147 .240 .221 .461 45 2 1 11
27 Players 28.1 108 4041 3669 424 904 152 39 39 381 193 67 302 311 .246 .304 .341 .645 1251 71 70 0
* - 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 Koichi Harada 24 9 7 .563 3.23 30 12 13 5 3 128.1 113 49 46 2 38 72 4 0 2 539 1.177 7.9 0.1 2.7 5.0 1.89
2 Zenzo Ikeda 28 5 6 .455 4.26 25 17 7 1 1 99.1 94 53 47 5 51 39 1 1 5 434 1.460 8.5 0.5 4.6 3.5 0.76
3 Makizo Ito* 21 0 0 4.50 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 10 2.500 13.5 0.0 9.0 4.5 0.50
4 Mamoru Kubo* 23 0 0 9.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 5 3.000 9.0 0.0 18.0 9.0 0.50
5 Kiichiro Miyazawa* 25 1 1 .500 5.28 18 4 9 0 0 61.1 77 38 36 7 19 18 2 0 0 277 1.565 11.3 1.0 2.8 2.6 0.95
6 Jimmy Newberry 33 11 10 .524 3.23 36 20 13 10 1 206.1 183 84 74 7 65 100 2 6 1 830 1.202 8.0 0.3 2.8 4.4 1.54
7 Jiro Noguchi 32 1 1 .500 4.17 12 1 5 0 0 36.2 44 21 17 6 5 8 0 0 0 151 1.336 10.8 1.5 1.2 2.0 1.60
8 Eiji Shibata 21 10 11 .476 3.18 28 21 4 8 4 155.2 149 69 55 7 24 56 0 0 0 632 1.111 8.6 0.4 1.4 3.2 2.33
9 Giichiro Shiraki 32 0 2 .000 7.71 9 2 7 0 0 21.0 38 19 18 0 4 5 0 0 0 104 2.000 16.3 0.0 1.7 2.1 1.25
10 Sachio Suzuki 20 8 8 .500 3.56 28 18 5 6 0 156.2 138 68 62 13 41 91 3 0 0 647 1.143 7.9 0.7 2.4 5.2 2.22
11 Tatsuo Tanaka 25 0 0 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 2.0 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 12 2.500 18.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
12 Teruo Tanaka 19 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 8 1.800 10.8 0.0 5.4 5.4 1.00
13 Yoshio Tenbo 28 4 12 .250 3.81 23 13 6 7 0 106.1 112 57 45 6 28 30 3 0 1 454 1.317 9.5 0.5 2.4 2.5 1.07
13 Players 26.2 49 58 .458 3.71 108 108 71 37 11 978.1 958 462 403 53 281 0 422 15 7 9 4103 1.266 8.8 0.5 2.6 3.9 1.50
* - 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 Yamashita 84 0.00
Kazuhito Arai 37 0.00
Yoshiki Matsuhashi 8 0.00
Seizo Furukawa 3 0.00
Hideo Ogawa 1 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kozo Kawai 104 0.00
Jiro Noguchi 12 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Junji Nakatani 74 0.00
Koichi Akashi 15 0.00
Michio Fujii 14 0.00
Jiro Noguchi 11 0.00
Hiroshi Nonomura 6 0.00
Takehiko Ueda 5 0.00
Isamu Uchio 2 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Britton 77 0.00
Junji Nakatani 26 0.00
Michio Fujii 6 0.00
Takehiko Ueda 4 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Takehiko Ueda 84 0.00
Isamu Uchio 43 0.00
Kiyoharu Sakata 17 0.00
Hiroshi Nonomura 12 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Katsuki Tokura 103 0.00
Seizo Furukawa 92 0.00
Michio Fujii 89 0.00
Natsuki Higashidani 82 0.00
Shigeru Yabe 24 0.00
Toshio Ito 8 0.00
Jiro Noguchi 3 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmy Newberry 36 0.00
Koichi Harada 30 0.00
Eiji Shibata 28 0.00
Sachio Suzuki 28 0.00
Zenzo Ikeda 25 0.00
Yoshio Tenbo 23 0.00
Kiichiro Miyazawa 18 0.00
Jiro Noguchi 12 0.00
Giichiro Shiraki 9 0.00
Makizo Ito 1 0.00
Mamoru Kubo 1 0.00
Tatsuo Tanaka 1 0.00
Teruo Tanaka 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Koichi Akashi 25 R R 5' 7.0" 136 Mar 18, 1927 Takamatsu, Kagawa, JP
Kazuhito Arai 20 R R 5' 7.0" 136 Oct 11, 1931 Kagawa, JP
John Britton 33 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Apr 21, 1919 Mount Vernon, GA, US
Michio Fujii 29 R R 5' 7.0" 145 Jul 24, 1922 Takamatsu, Kagawa, JP
Seizo Furukawa 30 R R 5' 7.0" 143 Mar 4, 1922 Kagoshima, Kagoshima, JP
Koichi Harada 24 R R 5' 7.0" 150 Jun 15, 1928 Kumamoto, Kumamoto, JP
Natsuki Higashidani 21 L L 5' 9.0" 165 Jul 13, 1930 Goshima-gun, Okayama, JP
Zenzo Ikeda 28 R R 5' 8.0" 136 Nov 25, 1923 Onomichi, Hiroshima, JP
Makizo Ito 21 L L 5' 7.0" 132 Jul 15, 1930 Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, JP
Toshio Ito 30 R R 5' 7.0" 132 May 10, 1922 Gifu, JP
Kozo Kawai 25 L L 5' 9.0" 145 Apr 29, 1927 Aichi, JP
Mamoru Kubo 23 L L 5' 7.0" 132 Aug 6, 1928 Nara, JP
Yoshiki Matsuhashi 18 R R 5' 9.0" 156 Jan 10, 1934 Nagano, Nagano, JP
Kiichiro Miyazawa 25 L L 5' 7.0" 136 Jul 23, 1926 Nagano, JP
Junji Nakatani 34 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Apr 19, 1918 Wakayama, JP
Jimmy Newberry 33 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 26, 1919 Camden, AL, US
Jiro Noguchi 32 R R 5' 9.0" 140 Jan 6, 1920 Nagoya, Aichi, JP
Hiroshi Nonomura 21 R R 5' 6.0" 145 Jul 10, 1930 Osaka, JP
Hideo Ogawa 20 R R 5' 8.0" 132 Jul 7, 1931 Kochi, JP
Kiyoharu Sakata 28 R R 5' 3.0" 127 Jun 17, 1924 Kobe, Hyogo, JP
Eiji Shibata 21 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Nov 11, 1930 Tachimi, Gifu, JP
Giichiro Shiraki 32 R R 5' 8.0" 145 Sep 20, 1919 Tokyo, JP
Sachio Suzuki 20 R R 5' 7.0" 140 Jan 8, 1932 Wakayama, JP
Tatsuo Tanaka 25 R R 5' 7.0" 136 Jun 19, 1927 Nagasaki, JP
Teruo Tanaka 19 R R 5' 6.0" 145 Apr 16, 1933 Gifu, JP
Yoshio Tenbo 28 R R 5' 7.0" 136 Apr 25, 1924 Kita Kyushu, Fukuoka, JP
Katsuki Tokura 37 R R 5' 7.0" 151 Nov 3, 1914 Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, JP
Isamu Uchio 25 Feb 1, 1927
Takehiko Ueda 25 R R 5' 7.0" 140 Apr 13, 1927 Nara, JP
Shigeru Yabe 24 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Feb 9, 1928 Okayama, JP
Takeshi Yamashita 20 R R 5' 10.0" 151 Aug 6, 1931 Takamatsu, Kagawa, 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.