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1965 Nippon Professional Baseball season

The 1965 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the 16th season of operation of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

1965 NPB season
LeagueNippon Professional Baseball
SportBaseball
Central League Pennant
League championsYomiuri Giants
  Runners-upChunichi Dragons
Season MVPSadaharu Oh (YOM)
Pacific League Pennant
League championsNankai Hawks
  Runners-upToei Flyers
Season MVPKatsuya Nomura (NAN)
Japan Series
ChampionsYomiuri Giants
  Runners-upNankai Hawks
Finals MVPShigeo Nagashima (YOM)
NPB seasons

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Central League regular season standings
Team G W L T Pct. GB
Yomiuri Giants 140 91 47 2 .659
Chunichi Dragons 140 77 59 4 .566 13.0
Hanshin Tigers 140 71 66 3 .518 19.5
Taiyo Whales 140 68 70 2 .493 23.0
Hiroshima Carp 140 59 77 4 .434 31.0
Sankei Swallows 140 44 91 5 .326 45.5
Pacific League regular season standings
Team G W L T Pct. GB
Nankai Hawks 150 88 49 3 .642
Toei Flyers 150 76 61 3 .555 12.0
Nishitetsu Lions 150 72 64 4 .529 15.5
Hankyu Braves 150 61 71 2 .486 21.5
Tokyo Orions 150 62 74 4 .456 25.5
Kintetsu Buffaloes 150 46 92 2 .333 42.5

League leadersEdit

Central LeagueEdit

Pacific LeagueEdit

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Johnson, Daniel E. (July 2006). Japanese Baseball: A Statistical Handbook. McFarland & Company. ISBN 978-0-7864-2841-0.