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1967 NPB All-Star Game

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There were three 1967 NPB All-Star Games, with the Pacific League sweeping the Central League.

Game 1[edit]

Game 1 was held on July 25 with 32,088 fans coming to Meiji-Jingu Stadium. The PL's Masahiro Doi drove in 6 RBI with 2 homers in his first at-bat and last at-bat to win the MVP. Isao Harimoto also blasted a homer with another 2 hits, and Kiyoshi Morimoto added another two runs with 3 hits. Tetsuya Yoneda struck out 4 in his 3 shutout innings, and got the win. Another Doi, the CL's Shozo Doi, was the only player to get 3 hits for his team, and Shigeo Nagashima drove in 3 runs with a homer off Takao Kajimoto in the 6th inning.

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

Players used[edit]

Pacific League Starting Lineup

  1. Don Blasingame, 2B (Nankai Hawks)
  2. Kiyoshi Morimoto, 3B (Hankyu Braves
  3. Masahiro Doi, CF (Kintetsu Buffaloes)
  4. Isao Harimoto, LF (Toei Flyers)
  5. Tokuji Nagaike, RF (Hankyu)
  6. Katsuya Nomura, C (Nankai)
  7. Katsuo Osugi, 1B (Toei)
  8. Tsuyoshi Oshita, SS (Toei)
  9. Masaaki Ikenaga, P (Nishitetsu Lions)

Backups Used


Manager

Coaches

Central League Starting Lineup

  1. Isao Shibata, CF (Yomiuri Giants)
  2. Shozo Doi, 2B (Yomiuri)
  3. Shigeo Nagashima, 3B (Yomiuri)
  4. Sadaharu Oh, 1B (Yomiuri)
  5. Shinichi Eto, LF (Chunichi Dragons)
  6. Lou Jackson, RF (Sankei Atoms)
  7. Taira Fujita, SS (Hanshin Tigers)
  8. Masahiko Mori, C (Yomiuri)
  9. Masaichi Kaneda, P (Yomiuri)

Backups Used

Manager

Coaches

Umpires[edit]

Game 2[edit]

Game 2 took place July 26 at Chunichi Stadium with 26,101 in attendance. The PL's Tokuji Nagaike won the MVP with his game-winning 3-run homer in the 3rd inning, and Don Blasingame was a double shy from hitting for the cycle. It would be 25 years before Atsuya Furuta had the first All-Star cycle. Starter Fumio Narita pitched 3 shutout innings with only a hit and a walk allowed to get the win. The CL's Sadaharu Oh blasted a solo shot, and Toshio Naka drove in 2 runs with a single.

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

Pacific League Starting Lineup

  1. Blasingame, 2B
  2. Morimoto, 3B
  3. Doi, CF
  4. Harimoto, LF
  5. Nagaike, RF
  6. Nomura, C
  7. Osugi, 1B
  8. Yamaguchi, SS
  9. Fumio Narita, P (Tokyo)

Backups Used


Central League Starting Lineup

  1. Naka, CF
  2. Takagi, 2B
  3. Nagashima, 3B
  4. Eto, LF
  5. Oh, 1B
  6. Kondo, RF
  7. Kuroe, SS
  8. Hiroshi Shintaku, C (Chunichi)
  9. Kentaro Ogawa, P (Chunichi)

Backups Used

  • Matsubara, PH
  • Tsuji, C
  • Yamamoto, PH
  • Fujita, SS
  • Mori, C
  • Doi, 2B
  • Jackson, PH
  • Shibata, CF
  • Yataro Oishi, P (Hiroshima)
  • Enatsu, P
  • Eiji Bando, P (Chunichi)

Umpires[edit]

Game 3[edit]

At Osaka Stadium on July 27, 27,967 were in attendance. The PL's Katsuya Nomura finally hit his first home run after 10 All-Star experiences, and Carl Boles also recorded a pinch-hit homer. Katsuo Osugi's go-ahead grand slam in the 4th inning earned him the MVP, and he added another 2 RBI in the 8th inning. The CL's Nagashima crushed the only homer for his team in the 7th inning.

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

Central League Starting Lineup

  1. Shibata, CF
  2. Doi, 2B
  3. Nagashima, 3B
  4. Eto, LF
  5. Matsubara, RF
  6. Toi, 1B
  7. Tsuji, C
  8. Fujita, SS
  9. Minoru Murayama, P (Hanshin)

Backups Used

  • Naka, PH
  • Kuroe, PH
  • Oh, 1B
  • Kondo, LF
  • Mori, C
  • Jackson, RF
  • Yamamoto, PH
  • Takagi, 2B
  • Enatsu, P
  • Bando, P
  • Chikara Morinaka, P (Taiyo)
  • Gene Bacque, P (Hanshin)

Pacific League Starting Lineup

  1. Blasingame, 2B
  2. Morimoto, 3B
  3. Doi, CF
  4. Harimoto, LF
  5. Nagaike, RF
  6. Nomura, C
  7. Osugi, 1B
  8. Yamaguchi, SS
  9. Keishi Suzuki, P (Kintetsu)

Backups Used

Umpires[edit]

  • Tanimura (Home), Ueda (1B), Tomizawa (2B), Oki (3B), Matsuhashi (LF), Nakagawa (RF)

Sources[edit]

Nippon Professional Baseball's All-Star Game

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