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1965 NPB All-Star Game

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There were three 1965 NPB All-Star Games, with the Pacific League beating the Central League twice before a tie in Game 3.

Game 1[edit]

Game 1 was held on July 19 with 31,693 fans coming to Korakuen Baseball Stadium. 2B Daryl Spencer had two runs and two RBI for the PL in the victory and took home game MVP, while Tadashi Sugiura, Kiyohiro Miura and Yukio Ozaki each worked three innings. 1B Takashi Takagi and RF Shoichi Busujima joined Spencer in going deep. CF Kazuhiko Kondo homered in a losing cause, while Minoru Murayama took the defeat.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pacific 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 8 1
Central 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 0

Players used[edit]

Pacific League Starting Lineup

  1. Yoshinori Hirose, CF (Nankai Hawks)
  2. Teruyuki Takakura, RF (Nishitetsu Lions)
  3. Daryl Spencer, 2B (Hankyu Braves)
  4. Katsuya Nomura, C (Nankai)
  5. Akitoshi Kodama, 3B (Kintetsu Buffaloes)
  6. Takashi Takagi, 1B (Kintetsu)
  7. Motoaki Horigome, LF (Nankai)
  8. Kenji Koike, SS (Nankai)
  9. Tadashi Sugiura, P (Nankai)

Backups Used

Manager

Coaches

Central League Starting Lineup

  1. Motoyasu Kuroki, RF (Taiyo Whales)
  2. Kazuhiko Kondo, CF (Taiyo)
  3. Kazuhiro Yamauchi, LF (Hanshin Tigers)
  4. Shigeo Nagashima, 3B Yomiuri Giants
  5. Jim Marshall, 1B (Chunichi Dragons)
  6. Takeshi Kuwata, SS (Taiyo)
  7. Masahiko Mori, C (Yomiuri)
  8. Kingo Motoyashiki, 2B (Hanshin)
  9. Minoru Murayama, P (Hanshin)

Backups Used

Manager

Coaches

Umpires[edit]

Game 2[edit]

Game 2 took place July 20 at Nishinomiya Baseball Stadium with 26,472 in attendance. RF/CF Teruyuki Takakura was MVP after going 2 for 2 with a walk, two runs and a RBI. Masaaki Koyama pitched three shutout innings for the PL, but was matched by Gene Bacque. Takao Kajimoto got the win over Sohachi Aniya. RF Isao Shibata batted in a pair for the CL.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Central 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 9 1
Pacific 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 - 6 10 0

Central League Starting Lineup

  1. Shibata, RF
  2. K. Kondo, CF
  3. Eto, LF
  4. Nagashima, 3B
  5. Kuwata, SS
  6. Marshall, 1B
  7. Y. Yoshida, 2B
  8. Yoshinori Tsuji, C (Hanshin)
  9. Gene Bacque, P (Hanshin)

Backups Used

Pacific League Starting Lineup

  1. Hirose, CF
  2. Takakura, RF
  3. Spencer, 2B
  4. Nomura, C
  5. Kodama, 3B
  6. Takagi, 1B
  7. Roig, SS
  8. H. Yamamoto, LF
  9. Masaaki Koyama, P (Tokyo)

Backups Used

Umpires[edit]

Game 3[edit]

At Heiwadai Baseball Stadium on July 21, 22,992 were in attendance for a marathon 14-inning game. The PL scored in the first, when Takakura hit a one-out homer off Jonouchi. Jonouchi, Murayama, Takahashi, Miyata, Bacque and Kakimoto shut them down after that, on only four more hits. Masaaki Ikenaga and Toshihiro Hayashi blanked the CL for six, on three hits, before 2B Akihito Kondo homered off Mitsugu Tanaka for their only run. CL LF Shinichi Eto was named game MVP after going 3-for-5.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 R H E
Central 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0
Pacific 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0

Central League Starting Lineup

  1. Y. Yoshida, SS
  2. K. Kondo, 1B
  3. Nagashima, 3B
  4. Eto, LF
  5. Fujii, RF
  6. K. Yoshida, CF
  7. Mori, C
  8. A. Kondo, 2B
  9. Jonouchi, P

Backups Used

  • Kuwata, SS
  • Miyata, P
  • Bacque, P
  • Kakimoto, P
  • Hirooka, SS
  • Motoyashiki, SS
  • Yamauchi, RF
  • Negoro, C
  • K. Yamamoto, PH
  • Tsuji, C
  • Shibata, CF
  • Kuroki, PH
  • Murayama, P
  • Takahashi, P
  • Marshall, 1B

Pacific League Starting Lineup

  1. Hirose, CF
  2. Tkaakura, RF
  3. Spencer, 2B
  4. Nomura, 2B
  5. Kodama, 3B
  6. Horigome, LF
  7. Agcaoili, 1B
  8. Roig, SS
  9. Masaaki Ikenaga, P (Nishitetsu)

Backups Used

Umpires[edit]

Sources[edit]

Nippon Professional Baseball's All-Star Game

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