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 Established School type Undergraduate Enrollment Athletic Nickname Joined National Championships (Meiji Shrine Championships)
Doshisha University Kyoto, Japan 1920 Private 22,433 Wild Rovers, etc. 1931 0 (2)
Kansai University Suita, Osaka, Japan 1926 Private 29,733 Kaisers 1931 2 (1)
Kinki University Higashiosaka, Osaka, Japan 1949 Private 30,379 Devils, etc. 1962 4 (2)
Kwansei Gakuin University Nishinomiya, Hyōgo, Japan 1932 Private 17,985 Fighters, etc. 1931 0 (0)
Kyoto University Kyoto, Japan 1897 Public (National) 13,254 Gangsters, etc. 1931 0 (0)
Ritsumeikan University Kyoto, Japan 1922 Private 32,222 Panthers, etc. 1931 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]

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