1962 Japan Series

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1962 Japan Series
Team (Wins) Manager Season
Toei Flyers (4) Shigeru Mizuhara 78–52–3, .600, GA: 5
Hanshin Tigers (2) Sadayoshi Fujimoto 75–55–3, .577, GA: 4
Dates: October 13 – October 21
MVP: Masayuki Dobashi (TOE)
Masayuki Tanemo (TOE)
FSA: Yoshio Yoshida (HAN)
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The 1962 Japan Series was the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) championship series for the 1962 season. It was the 13th Japan Series and featured the Pacific League champions, the Toei Flyers, against the Central League champions, the Hanshin Tigers.

Summary[edit]

PL Toei Flyers (4) vs. CL Hanshin Tigers (2)

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance
1 October 13 Toei Flyers – 5, Hanshin Tigers – 6 Koshien Stadium 3:08 35,692[1]
2 October 14 Toei Flyers – 0, Hanshin Tigers – 5 Koshien Stadium 2:08 35,995[1] 
3 October 16 Hanshin Tigers – 2, Toei Flyers – 2 Meiji Jingu Stadium 3:44 38,733[1] 
4 October 17 Hanshin Tigers – 1, Toei Flyers – 3 Meiji Jingu Stadium 2:25 37,741[1] 
5 October 18 Hanshin Tigers – 1, Toei Flyers – 3 Korakuen Stadium 2:43 30,187[1] 
6 October 20 Toei Flyers – 7, Hanshin Tigers – 4 Koshien Stadium 2:34 21,214[1] 
7 October 21 Toei Flyers – 2, Hanshin Tigers – 1 Koshien Stadium 3:19 29,192[1]

Matchups[edit]

Game 1[edit]

Saturday, October 13, 1962 – 1:01 pm at Koshien Stadium in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Toei 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 8 5
Hanshin 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1X 6 10 1
WP: Minoru Murayama (1–0)   LP: Yukio Ozaki (0–1)
Home runs:
TOE: Katsutoyo Yoshida (1)
HAN: None

Game 2[edit]

Sunday, October 14, 1962 – 1:08 pm at Koshien Stadium in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Toei 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Hanshin 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 X 5 9 0
WP: Minoru Murayama (2–0)   LP: Masayuki Dobashi (0–1)
Home runs:
TOE: None
HAN: Katsumi Fujimoto (1)

Game 3[edit]

Tuesday, October 16, 1962 – 1:00 pm at Meiji Jingu Stadium in Shinjuku, Tokyo

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 R H E
Hanshin 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 1
Toei 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 1
Home runs:
HAN: None
TOE: Shōichi Busujima (1)

Game 4[edit]

Wednesday, October 17, 1962 – 1:00 pm at Meiji Jingu Stadium in Shinjuku, Tokyo

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
Toei 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 X 3 6 0
WP: Motohiro Andō (1–0)   LP: Masaaki Koyama (0–1)

Game 5[edit]

Thursday, October 18, 1962 – 1:01 pm at Korakuen Stadium in Bunkyō, Tokyo

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Hanshin 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 10 0
Toei 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2X 6 13 0
WP: Masayuki Dobashi (1–1)   LP: Masaaki Koyama (0–2)
Home runs:
HAN: Katsumi Fujimoto (2)
TOE: Katsutoyo Yoshida (2), Kōichi Iwashita (1)

Game 6[edit]

Saturday, October 20, 1962 – 1:00 pm at Koshien Stadium in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Toei 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 7 10 0
Hanshin 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 8 1
WP: Motohiro Andō (2–0)   LP: Minoru Murayama (2–1)
Home runs:
TOE: Isao Harimoto (1)
HAN: Yoshio Yoshida (1)

Game 7[edit]

Sunday, October 21, 1962 – 1:01 pm at Koshien Stadium in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Toei 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 5 2
Hanshin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 10 0
WP: Masayuki Dobashi (2–1)   LP: Minoru Murayama (2–2)
Home runs:
TOE: Akio Saionji (1)
HAN: None

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "1962年度日本シリーズ 試合結果" [1962 Japan Series Results] (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Archived from the original on 31 March 2010. Retrieved April 29, 2010.