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1975 NPB All-Star Game

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There were three 1975 NPB All-Star Games, and the Central League won twice while the Pacific League won the other game.

Game 1[edit]

Game 1 was July 19 with 42,637 fans coming to Koshien Stadium. Koji Yamamoto and Sachio Kinugasa each hit a homer in the first two innings, and Yamamoto won the MVP with his 5 RBI. Yutaka Enatsu, Yoshiro Sotokoba and Sohachi Aniya combined to shut out the PL, and Enatsu got the win. Keishi Suzuki was the only productive player for the PL as he struck out 4 in 3 shutout innings.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pacific 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Central 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 x 8 11 0

Players used[edit]

Pacific League Starting Lineup

  1. Sumio Hirota, CF (Lotte Orions)
  2. Hiroyuki Yamazaki, 2B (Lotte)
  3. Isao Harimoto, LF (Nippon Ham Fighters)
  4. Atsushi Nagaike, RF (Hankyu Braves)
  5. Katsuya Nomura, C (Nankai Hawks)
  6. Hideji Kato,1B (Hankyu)
  7. Michiyo Arito, 3B (Lotte)
  8. Yutaka Ohashi, SS (Hankyu)
  9. Kouji Ota, P (Kintetsu Buffaloes)

Backups Used

Manager

Coaches

Central League Starting Lineup

  1. Tsutomu Wakamatsu, LF (Yakult Swallows)
  2. Taira Fujita, SS (Hanshin)
  3. Koji Yamamoto, CF (Hiroshima Carp)
  4. Sadaharu Oh, 1B (Yomiuri Giants)
  5. Koichi Tabuchi, C (Hanshin Tigers)
  6. Sachio Kinugasa, 3B (Hiroshima)
  7. Hiroaki Inoue, RF (Chunichi Dragons)
  8. Tsuyoshi Oshita, 2B (Hiroshima)
  9. Yutaka Enatsu, P (Hanshin)

Backups Used

Manager

Coaches

Umpires[edit]

Game 2[edit]

The next day, 29,105 fans came to Chunichi Stadium and the CL took the series. Makoto Matsubara won the MVP as he crushed a game-winning, 2-run homer in the 7th inning, and Taira Fujita also hit a solo shot. Bobby Marcano was 4-for-4 for the PL, and Michiyo Arito recorded a homer.

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

Players used[edit]

Pacific League Starting Lineup

  1. Fukumoto, CF
  2. Kato, 1B
  3. Kadota, RF
  4. Doi, LF
  5. Nomura, C
  6. Arito, 3B
  7. Marcano, 2B
  8. Ohashi, SS
  9. Norihiro Mizutani, P (Lotte)

Backups Used

Central League Starting Lineup

  1. Nakamura, 2B
  2. Fujita, SS
  3. Yamamoto, CF
  4. Oh, 1B
  5. Tabuchi, C
  6. Kinugasa, 3B
  7. Inoue, LF
  8. Woods, RF
  9. Senichi Hoshino, P (Chunichi)

Backups Used

Umpires[edit]

  • Masataka Ono (Home), Okada (1B), Murata (2B), Yamamoto (3B), Maekawa (LF), Kubota (RF)

Game 3[edit]

Game 3 was held July 22 in Meiji-Jingu Stadium; the attendance was 37,347. The PL finally won a game as Shinichi Yamauchi, Norihiro Mizutani, Keishi Suzuki and Takashi Yamaguchi combined to shut out the CL. Masahiro Doi blasted a game-winning, 2-run homer in the 3rd inning, and he got the MVP.

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

Players used[edit]

Pacific League Starting Lineup

  1. Hirota, CF
  2. Yamazaki, 2B
  3. Doi, LF
  4. Nagaike, RF
  5. Nomura, C
  6. Kato, 1B
  7. Arito, 3B
  8. Ohashi, SS
  9. Shinichi Yamauchi, P (Lotte)

Backups Used

  • Nakazawa, C
  • Fujiwara, PH
  • Ogawa, LF
  • Kadota, RF
  • Marcano, 2B
  • Sadaoka, SS
  • Sasaki, SS
  • Harimoto, PH
  • Fukumoto, CF
  • Mizutani, P
  • Keishi Suzuki, P (Nippon Ham)
  • Yamaguchi, P

Central League Starting Lineup

  1. Wakamatsu, LF
  2. Fujita, SS
  3. Yamamoto, CF
  4. Oh, 1B
  5. Tabuchi, C
  6. Kinugasa, 3B
  7. Nakatsuka, RF
  8. Oshita, 2B
  9. Yasuda, P

Backups Used

  • Oya, C
  • Shimatani, 3B
  • Inoue, PH
  • Yamashita, 2B
  • Suetsugu, PH
  • Takada, PH
  • Matsubara, PH
  • Kojiro Ikegaya, P (Hiroshima)
  • Suzuki, P
  • Horiuchi, P
  • Matsuoka, P

Umpires[edit]

  • Kubota (Home),Maekawa (1B), Okada (2B), Saida (3B), Tanimura (LF), Ono (RF)

Sources[edit]

Nippon Professional Baseball's All-Star Game

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