1964 Nippon Professional Baseball season

The 1964 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the 15th season of operation of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

1964 NPB season
LeagueNippon Professional Baseball
SportBaseball
Central League Pennant
League championsHanshin Tigers
  Runners-upTaiyo Whales
Season MVPSadaharu Oh (YOM)
Pacific League Pennant
League championsNankai Hawks
  Runners-upHankyu Braves
Season MVPJoe Stanka (NAN)
Japan Series
ChampionsNankai Hawks
  Runners-upHanshin Tigers
Finals MVPJoe Stanka (NAN)
NPB seasons

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Central League regular season standings
Team G W L T Pct. GB
Hanshin Tigers 140 80 56 4 .588
Taiyo Whales 140 80 58 2 .580 1.0
Yomiuri Giants 140 71 69 0 .507 11.0
Hiroshima Carp 140 64 73 3 .467 16.5
Kokutetsu Swallows 140 61 74 5 .452 18.5
Chunichi Dragons 140 57 83 0 .407 25.0
Pacific League regular season standings
Team G W L T Pct. GB
Nankai Hawks 150 84 63 3 .571
Hankyu Braves 150 79 65 6 .549 3.5
Toei Flyers 150 78 68 4 .534 5.5
Tokyo Orions 150 77 68 5 .531 6.0
Nishitetsu Lions 150 63 81 6 .438 19.5
Kintetsu Buffaloes 150 55 91 4 .377 28.5

PostseasonEdit

Japan SeriesEdit

PL Nankai Hawks (4) vs. CL Hanshin Tigers (3)

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance 
1 October 1 Nankai Hawks – 2, Hanshin Tigers – 0 Koshien Stadium 2:14 19,904[1] 
2 October 2 Nankai Hawks – 2, Hanshin Tigers – 5 Koshien Stadium 2:15 19,190[1] 
3 October 4 Hanshin Tigers – 5, Nankai Hawks – 4 Osaka Stadium 2:47 29,932[1] 
4 October 5 Hanshin Tigers – 3, Nankai Hawks – 4 Osaka Stadium 2:16 30,107[1] 
5 October 6 Hanshin Tigers – 6, Nankai Hawks – 3 Osaka Stadium 2:28 26,962[1] 
6 October 9 Nankai Hawks – 4, Hanshin Tigers – 0 Koshien Stadium 1:46 25,471[1] 
7 October 10 Nankai Hawks – 3, Hanshin Tigers – 0 Koshien Stadium 2:07 15,172[1]

League leadersEdit

Central LeagueEdit

Pacific LeagueEdit

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g 1964年度日本シリーズ 試合結果 (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved May 4, 2010.
  • Johnson, Daniel E. (July 2006). Japanese Baseball: A Statistical Handbook. McFarland & Company. ISBN 978-0-7864-2841-0.