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The 1969 Japan Series was the 20th edition of Nippon Professional Baseball's postseason championship series. It matched the Central League champion Yomiuri Giants against the Pacific League champion Hankyu Braves. This was the third consecutive meeting between the two teams in the Japan Series, with the previous two matchups being won by the Giants. Yomiuri defeated Hankyu once again in six games to capture their fifth consecutive championship.

1969 Japan Series
Team (Wins) Manager(s) Season
Yomiuri Giants (4) Tetsuharu Kawakami 73-51-6
Hankyu Braves (2) Yukio Nishimoto 76-50-4
DatesOctober 26 – November 2
MVPShigeo Nagashima (Yomiuri)
FSATokuji Nagaike (Hankyu)
Broadcast
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SummaryEdit

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Braves – 5, Giants – 6 October 26 Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium 32,831[1]
2 Braves – 2, Giants – 1 October 27 Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium 24,106[1]
3 Giants – 7, Braves – 3 October 29 Korakuen Stadium 31,088[1]
4 Giants – 9, Braves – 4 October 30 Korakuen Stadium 29,900[1]
5 Giants – 3, Braves – 5 October 31 Korakuen Stadium 29,197[1]
6 Giants – 9, Braves – 2 November 2 Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium 33,242[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f 1969年日本シリーズ試合結果 (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved January 2, 2018.