Kansai Big Six Baseball League

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Kansai Big6 Baseball League
Data
Established 1931
(Restructured 1982)
Members 6
National
championships
6
(Meiji Shrine Championships: 5)
Region Kansai, Japan
Prefectures 3 - Hyōgo, Kyoto, Osaka
Headquarters Osaka City, Japan
Locations
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Kansai Big6 Baseball League (関西学生野球連盟 Kansai gakusei yakyū renmei?) is a collegiate baseball league located in central Kansai region of Japan, stretching from Hyōgo in the west to Kyoto in the east. The league joined the All Japan University Baseball Federation in 1951.

Members[edit]

Institution Location
(Population)
Founded Joined School type Undergraduate Enrollment Nickname Colors National Championships
(Meiji Jingu National Baseball Championships)
Doshisha University Kyoto, Japan
(1,420,719)
1920 1931 Private 26,804[1] N/A N/A 0 (2)
Kansai University Suita, Osaka, Japan
(360,083)
1926 1931 Private 28,459[2] Kaisers N/A 2 (1)
Kinki University Higashiosaka, Osaka, Japan
(501,349)
1949 1962 Private 31,099[3] N/A N/A 4 (2)
Kwansei Gakuin University Nishinomiya, Hyōgo, Japan
(482,506)
1932 1931 Private 23,089[4] N/A N/A 0 (0)
Kyoto University Kyoto, Japan
(1,420,719)
1897 1931 Public (National) 13,585[5] Dark Blue N/A 0 (0)
Ritsumeikan University Kyoto, Japan
(1,420,719)
1922 1931 Private 32,449[6] N/A N/A 0 (0)

National Championships[edit]

Champion[edit]

1956 - Kansai
1972 - Kansai
1988 - Kinki
1989 - Kinki
1997 - Kinki
1998 - Kinki

Runner-up[edit]

1952 - Kwansei Gakuin
1952 - Ritsumeikan
1959 - Kwansei Gakuin
1960 - Kansai
1961 - Doshisha
1965 - Ritsumeikan
1966 - Kinki
1970 - Kansai
1975 - OUC
1976 - OUC
1981 - Kinki
1983 - Kinki
1991 - Kansai
1992 - Ritsumeikan
1994 - Kinki
2005 - Kinki

Meiji Shrine Championships[edit]

Champion[edit]

1972 - Kansai
1978 - Doshisha
1989 - Doshisha
1990 - Kinki
1997 - Kinki

Runner-up[edit]

1983 - Kinki
1991 - Kansai
1992 - Ritsumeikan
1994 - Kinki
2005 - Kinki

League Champions[edit]

Numbers in parentheses refer to the Fall season games.

Kinki - 14 (18)
Ritsumei - 8 (4)
Kansai - 2 (0)
Doshisha - 1 (4)
Kwansei Gakuin - 1 (0)
Kyoto - 0 (0)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "学生数・教員数" [Number of students and faculty]. Doshisha University (in Japanese). Doshisha University. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "学生数・教職員数" [Number of students and staff]. Kansai University (in Japanese). Kansai University. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "在籍学生数" [Number of enrolled students]. Kinki University (in Japanese). Kinki University. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "学生・生徒等の状況" [Current status on students and pupils]. Kwansei Gakuin University (in Japanese). Kwansei Gakuin University. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "学部学生数 10年間の推移" [Changes in undergraduate student number during the recent decade]. Kyoto University (in Japanese). Kyoto University. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "学生・生徒・児童数" [Number of students and pupils]. Ritsumeikan University (in Japanese). Ritsumeikan University. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 

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