Dai Tokyo was founded in Feburary 1936 as the sixth team in the Japan Baseball League. The team was owned by the Kokumin Shimbun. The team finished the 1936 Spring/Summer season with no wins and one tie versus 13 losses. Dai Tokyo placed last in the 1936 Fall season with a 5-21-2 record. The team improved to sixth place in the 1937 Spring season. Dai Tokyo was renamed Lion midway through the 1937 Fall season.
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1936 - 1937 (midseason)