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1968 Japan Series

1968 Japan Series
Team (Wins) Manager(s) Season
Yomiuri Giants (4) Tetsuharu Kawakami 77-53-4
Hankyu Braves (2) Yukio Nishimoto 80-50-4
Dates October 12 – October 20
MVP Shigeru Takada (Yomiuri)
FSA Tokuji Nagaike (Hankyu)
Broadcast
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The 1968 Japan Series was the 19th edition of Nippon Professional Baseball's postseason championship series. It matched the Central League champion Yomiuri Giants against the Pacific League champion Hankyu Braves. This was a rematch of the previous year's Japan Series, which the Giants won. Yomiuri again defeated Hankyu in six games to capture their fourth consecutive title.

Summary

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Giants – 4, Braves – 5 October 12 Korakuen Stadium 24,482[1]
2 Giants – 6, Braves – 1 October 14 Korakuen Stadium 24,923[1]
3 Braves – 4, Giants – 9 October 16 Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium 19,462[1]
4 Braves – 5, Giants – 6 October 17 Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium 16,390[1]
5 Braves – 6, Giants – 4 October 18 Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium 15,225[1]
6 Giants – 7, Braves – 5 October 20 Korakuen Stadium 29,229[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f 1968年日本シリーズ試合結果 (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved January 8, 2018.