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1960 Nippon Professional Baseball season

The 1960 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the eleventh season of operation of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

1960 NPB season
LeagueNippon Professional Baseball
SportBaseball
Central League Pennant
League championsTaiyo Whales
  Runners-upYomiuri Giants
Season MVPNoboru Akiyama (TAI)
Pacific League Pennant
League championsDaimai Orions
  Runners-upNankai Hawks
Season MVPKazuhiro Yamauchi (DAI)
Japan Series
ChampionsTaiyo Whales
  Runners-upDaimai Orions
Finals MVPAkihito Kondo (TAI)
NPB seasons

Contents

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Central League regular season standings
Team G W L T Pct. GB
Taiyo Whales 130 70 56 4 .554
Yomiuri Giants 130 66 61 3 .519 4.5
Osaka Tigers 130 64 62 4 .508 6.0
Hiroshima Carp 130 62 61 7 .504 6.5
Chunichi Dragons 130 63 67 0 .485 9.0
Kokutetsu Swallows 130 54 72 4 .431 16.0
Pacific League regular season standings
Team G W L T Pct. GB
Daimai Orions 133 82 48 3 .631
Nankai Hawks 136 78 52 6 .600 4.0
Nishitetsu Lions 136 70 60 6 .538 12.0
Hankyu Braves 136 65 65 6 .500 17.0
Toei Flyers 132 52 78 2 .400 30.0
Kintetsu Buffaloes 131 43 87 1 .331 39.0

PostseasonEdit

Japan SeriesEdit

CL Taiyo Whales (4) vs. PL Daimai Orions (0)

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance 
1 October 11 Daimai Orions – 0, Taiyo Whales – 1 Kawasaki Stadium 2:12 18,354[1] 
2 October 12 Daimai Orions – 2, Taiyo Whales – 3 Kawasaki Stadium 2:29 18,421[1] 
3 October 14 Taiyo Whales – 6, Daimai Orions – 5 Korakuen Stadium 2:38 31,586[1] 
4 October 15 Taiyo Whales – 1, Daimai Orions – 0 Korakuen Stadium 2:44 32,409[1]

League leadersEdit

Central LeagueEdit

Pacific LeagueEdit

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d 1960年度日本シリーズ 試合結果 (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved April 27, 2010.
  • Johnson, Daniel E. (July 2006). Japanese Baseball: A Statistical Handbook. McFarland & Company. ISBN 978-0-7864-2841-0.