1957 Japan Series

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1957 Japan Series
Team (Wins) Manager Season
Nishitetsu Lions (4) Osamu Mihara 83–44–5, .648, GA: 7
Yomiuri Giants (0) Shigeru Mizuhara 74–53–3, .581, GA: 1
Dates: October 26 – November 1
MVP: Hiroshi Ōshita (NIS)
FSA: Toshio Miyamoto (YOM)
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The 1957 Japan Series was the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) championship series for the 1957 season. It was the eighth Japan Series and featured the Pacific League champions, the Nishitetsu Lions, against the Central League champions, the Yomiuri Giants.

Summary[edit]

PL Nishitetsu Lions (4) vs. CL Yomiuri Giants (0)

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance
1 October 26 Yomiuri Giants – 2, Nishitetsu Lions – 3 Heiwadai Stadium 2:38 23,992[1]
2 October 27 Yomiuri Giants – 1, Nishitetsu Lions – 2 Heiwadai Stadium 2:18 24,373[1] 
3 October 30 Nishitetsu Lions – 5, Yomiuri Giants – 4 Korakuen Stadium 2:32 30,484[1] 
4 October 31 Nishitetsu Lions – 0, Yomiuri Giants – 0 Korakuen Stadium 3:01 27,649[1] 
5 November 1 Nishitetsu Lions – 6, Yomiuri Giants – 5 Korakuen Stadium 2:37 30,519[1]

Matchups[edit]

Game 1[edit]

Saturday, October 26, 1957 – 1:02 pm at Heiwadai Stadium in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 0
Nishitetsu 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 X 3 7 0
WP: Kazuhisa Inao (1–0)   LP: Takumi Ōtomo (0–1)
Home runs:
YOM: None
NIS: Yasumitsu Toyoda (1)

Game 2[edit]

Sunday, October 27, 1957 – 1:02 pm at Heiwadai Stadium in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 1
Nishitetsu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2X 2 5 0
WP: Hidefumi Kawamura (1–0)   LP: Motoshi Fujita (0–1)
Home runs:
YOM: Toshio Miyamoto (1)
NIS: None

Game 3[edit]

Wednesday, October 30, 1957 – 1:33 pm at Korakuen Stadium in Bunkyō, Tokyo

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nishitetsu 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 5 6 3
Yomiuri 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 6 1
WP: Kazuhisa Inao (2–0)   LP: Taketoshi Yoshihara (0–1)
Home runs:
NIS: Hiroshi Ōshita (1), Seiji Sekiguchi (1)
YOM: Wally Yonamine (1), Toshio Miyamoto (2)

Game 4[edit]

Thursday, October 31, 1957 – 1:36 pm at Korakuen Stadium in Bunkyō, Tokyo

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Nishitetsu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Yomiuri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1

Game 5[edit]

Friday, November 1, 1957 – 1:32 pm at Korakuen Stadium in Bunkyō, Tokyo

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nishitetsu 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 6 13 0
Yomiuri 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 5 8 1
WP: Yukio Shimabara (1–0)   LP: Yoshinori Kido (0–1)
Home runs:
NIS: Hiromi Wada 2 (2)
YOM: Keishi Totoki (1), Tetsuharu Kawakami (1)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e 1957年度日本シリーズ 試合結果 [1957 Japan Series Results] (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Archived from the original on 26 March 2010. Retrieved April 16, 2010.