1980 Japan Series

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1980 Japan Series
Team (Wins) Manager(s) Season
Hiroshima Toyo Carp (4) Takeshi Koba 73-44-13
Kintetsu Buffaloes (3) Yukio Nishimoto 68-54-8
DatesOctober 25 – November 2
MVPJim Lyttle (Hiroshima)
FSAToru Ogawa (Kintetsu)
Broadcast
← 1979 Japan Series 1981 →

The 1980 Japan Series was the 31st edition of Nippon Professional Baseball's postseason championship series. It matched the Central League champion Hiroshima Toyo Carp against the Pacific League champion Kintetsu Buffaloes. The Carp defeated the Buffaloes in seven games to capture their second consecutive Japan Series championship.

Summary[edit]

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Carp – 4, Buffaloes – 6 October 25 Hiroshima Municipal Stadium 29,037[1]
2 Carp – 2, Buffaloes – 9 October 26 Hiroshima Municipal Stadium 29,668[1]
3 Buffaloes – 3, Carp – 4 October 28 Osaka Stadium 17,371[1]
4 Buffaloes – 0, Carp – 2 October 29 Osaka Stadium 21,254[1]
5 Buffaloes – 6, Carp – 2 October 30 Osaka Stadium 22,287[1]
6 Carp – 6, Buffaloes – 2 November 1 Hiroshima Municipal Stadium 29,297[1]
7 Carp – 8, Buffaloes – 3 November 2 Hiroshima Municipal Stadium 29,952[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g 1980年日本シリーズ試合結果 (in Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved November 14, 2017.