1955 Yomiuri Giants Roster

Japan Central League (JPCL) - Class: Foreign Major
Team Record: 92-37
1st in the JPCL
Manager: Shigeru Mizuhara (92-37)
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Ballpark: Korakuen Stadium

1955 Yomiuri Giants Statistics

Japan Series - Yomiuri Giants 4 games, Nankai Hawks 3

The Yomiuri Giants of the Japan Central League ended the 1955 season with a record of 92 wins and 37 losses, first in the JPCL.

The Giants topped the circuit with 579 runs, ignited by 84 home runs. Yomiuri allowed 291 runs, least in the league. Shigeru Mizuhara served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Takao AokiRRSeptember 7, 19345'9"151Kyoto, Kyoto JP
Kiyoshi MatsudaLLDecember 11, 19305'7"145Hatsudai, Tokyo JP
Yuko MinamimuraRRApril 17, 19175'9"140, Osaka JP
Masayoshi MiuraRRAugust 23, 19335'8"170Sannohe, Aomori JP
Toshio MiyamotoRRApril 26, 19335'9"185
Masahiko MoriLRJanuary 9, 19375'8"185Toyonaka, Osaka JP
Susumu MunesueRRNovember 2, 19325'7"150, Kanagawa JP
Hirofumi NaitoRRJanuary 20, 19315'8"143Kofu, Yamanashi JP
Hiroshi NakaoLLDecember 1, 19195'9"156, Mie JP
William NishitaRRJuly 1, 19306'0"175
Takumi OtomoRRFebruary 1, 19255'9"156, Hyogo JP
Masataka TsuchiyaRROctober 6, 19355'11"160, Nagano JP
Kunio WatanabeRRJanuary 22, 19355'8"150, Hokkaido JP
Tatsuyoshi YasuharaRRMarch 5, 19365'10"165, Okayama JP
Akira KunimatsuLLSeptember 14, 19345'11"170, Shiga JP
Tetsuharu KawakamiLLMarch 23, 19205'8"165Kuma-gun, Kumamoto JP
Bunji KashiwaedaFebruary 20, 1925
Takehiko BesshoRROctober 1, 19225'11"187Kobe, Hyogo JP
Shigeru ChibaRRMay 10, 19195'6"140Saijo, Ehime JP
Hideo FujimotoRRMay 10, 19185'7"143Pusan, KR
Shigeru FujioRROctober 8, 19345'8"165Nishinomiya, Hyogo JP
Kazuo HigasaRRMarch 20, 19205'9"149Sakade, Kagawa JP
Saburo HiraiRRSeptember 4, 19235'6"132, Tokushima JP
Tatsuro HirokaRRFebruary 9, 19325'11"154Kure, Hiroshima JP
Jun HirotaAugust 3, 1925
Sho HoriuchiRROctober 5, 19355'11"165Higashi Chikuma-gun, Nagano JP
Masanori IritaniRROctober 15, 19285'9"136Osaka, Osaka JP
Takashi IwamotoRRApril 20, 19305'7"160Tanabe, Wakayama JP
Morimichi IwashitaLLDecember 9, 19315'9"160Kita Saku-gun, Nagano JP
Minoru KakuraiLLJune 29, 19345'9"151Mito, Ibaraki JP
Wally YonamineLLJune 24, 19255'9"180Olowalu, HI US



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