1966 Japan Series
Team (Wins) Manager(s) Season
Yomiuri Giants (4) Tetsuharu Kawakami 89-41-4
Nankai Hawks (2) Kazuto Tsuruoka 79-51-3
DatesOctober 12–19
MVPIsao Shibata (Yomiuri)
FSATaisuke Watanabe (Nankai)
Broadcast
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The 1966 Japan Series was the 17th edition of Nippon Professional Baseball's postseason championship series. It matched the Central League champion Yomiuri Giants against the Pacific League champion Nankai Hawks. This was a rematch of the previous year's Japan Series, which the Giants won. Yomiuri again defeated Nankai, this time in six games, to win their second consecutive championship.

Summary

CL Yomiuri Giants (4) vs. PL Nankai Hawks (2)

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance 
1 October 12 Yomiuri Giants – 12, Nankai Hawks – 5 Korakuen Stadium 2:52 27,145[1] 
2 October 13 Yomiuri Giants – 2, Nankai Hawks – 5 Korakuen Stadium 2:39 27,395[1] 
3 October 16 Nankai Hawks – 2, Yomiuri Giants – 3 Osaka Stadium 2:08 29,978[1] 
4 October 17 Nankai Hawks – 1, Yomiuri Giants – 8 Osaka Stadium 2:35 30,178[1] 
5 October 18 Nankai Hawks – 4, Yomiuri Giants – 3 Osaka Stadium 3:50 19,791[1] 
6 October 19 Yomiuri Giants – 4, Nankai Hawks – 0 Korakuen Stadium 2:14 29,112[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f 1966年度日本シリーズ 試合結果 [1966 Japan Series Results] (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved January 8, 2018.