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1969 Nippon Professional Baseball season

The 1969 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the 20th season of operation of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

1969 NPB season
LeagueNippon Professional Baseball
SportBaseball
Central League Pennant
League championsYomiuri Giants
  Runners-upHanshin Tigers
Season MVPSadaharu Oh (YOM)
Pacific League Pennant
League championsHankyu Braves
  Runners-upKintetsu Buffaloes
Season MVPTokuji Nagaike (HAN)
Japan Series
ChampionsYomiuri Giants
  Runners-upHankyu Braves
Finals MVPShigeo Nagashima (YOM)
NPB seasons

Contents

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Central League regular season standings
Team G W L T Pct. GB
Yomiuri Giants 130 73 51 6 .589
Hanshin Tigers 130 68 59 3 .535 6.5
Taiyo Whales 130 61 61 8 .500 11.0
Chunichi Dragons 130 59 65 6 .476 14.0
Sankei Atoms 130 58 69 3 .457 16.5
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 130 56 70 4 .444 18.0
Pacific League regular season standings
Team G W L T Pct. GB
Hankyu Braves 130 76 50 4 .603
Kintetsu Buffaloes 130 73 51 6 .589 2.0
Lotte Orions 130 69 54 7 .561 5.5
Toei Flyers 130 57 70 3 .449 19.5
Nishitetsu Lions 130 51 75 4 .405 25.0
Nankai Hawks 130 50 76 4 .397 26.0

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.