1950 Japan Series

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1950 Japan Series
Team (Wins) Manager Season
Mainichi Orions (4) Yuasa Yoshio 81–34–5, .696, GA: 15
Shochiku Robins (2) Tokuro Konishi 98–35–4, .730, GA: 9
Dates: November 22 – 28
MVP: Kaoru Betto (MAI)
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The 1950 Japan Series was the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) championship series for the 1950 season. It was the first Japan Series and featured the Pacific League champions, the Mainichi Orions, against the Central League champions, the Shochiku Robins.

Summary[edit]

PL Mainichi Orions (4) vs. CL Shochiku Robins (2)

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance
1 November 22 Mainichi Orions – 3, Shochiku Robins – 2 Meiji Jingu Stadium 2:34 23,018[1]
2 November 23 Shochiku Robins – 1, Mainichi Orions – 5 Korakuen Stadium 1:38 35,541[1] 
3 November 25 Mainichi Orions – 6, Shochiku Robins – 7 Koshien Stadium 1:54 19,399[1] 
4 November 26 Shochiku Robins – 5, Mainichi Orions – 3 Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium 1:42 35,518[1] 
5 November 27 Mainichi Orions – 3, Shochiku Robins – 2 Nagoya Baseball Stadium 1:49 12,630[1] 
6 November 28 Shochiku Robins – 7, Mainichi Orions – 8 Osaka Stadium 2:40 22,035[1]

Matchups[edit]

Game 1[edit]

Wednesday, November 22, 1950 – 1:16 pm at Meiji Jingu Stadium in Shinjuku, Tokyo

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Mainichi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 9 1
Shochiku 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 7 2
WP: Tadashi Wakabayashi (1–0)   LP: Nobuo Oshima (0–1)

Game 2[edit]

Thursday, November 23, 1950 – 1:01 pm at Korakuen Stadium in Bunkyo, Tokyo

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Shochiku 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 0
Mainichi 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 X 5 13 1
WP: Takeshi Nomura (1–0)   LP: Koichi Eda (0–1)
Home runs:
SHO: None
MAI: Shosei Go (1)

Game 3[edit]

Saturday, November 25, 1950 – 1:30 pm at Koshien Stadium in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Mainichi 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 6 8 2
Shochiku 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 7 7 2
WP: Shigeo Sanada (1–0)   LP: Atsushi Aramaki (0–1)
Home runs:
MAI: Yasuji Hondo (1), Atsushi Aramaki (1)
SHO: None

Game 4[edit]

Sunday, November 26, 1950 – 1:31 pm at Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Shochiku 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 5 7 0
Mainichi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 8 2
WP: Nobuo Oshima (1–1)   LP: Tadashi Wakabayashi (1–1)
Home runs:
SHO: Yoshiyuki Iwamoto (1)
MAI: None

Game 5[edit]

Monday, November 27, 1950 – 12:59 pm at Nagoya Baseball Stadium in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Mainichi 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 6 1
Shochiku 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 1
WP: Takeshi Nomura (2–0)   LP: Shigeo Sanada (1–1)

Game 6[edit]

Tuesday, November 28, 1950 – 1:29 pm at Osaka Stadium in Osaka, Osaka Prefecture

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Shochiku 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 7 15 6
Mainichi 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 9 0
WP: Takeshi Nomura (3–0)   LP: Nobuo Oshima (1–2)
Home runs:
SHO: Yoshiyuki Iwamoto (3)
MAI: None

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