The Full Wiki

Kintetsu Buffaloes: Map

Advertisements
  
  
  

Wikipedia article:

Map showing all locations mentioned on Wikipedia article:



The was a Nippon Professional Baseball team based in Osaka, Japanmarker, which were in the Pacific League. The team was owned by Kinki Nippon Railway Co. (later: Kintetsu Corp.) and later sold to the Orix Group, the owner of the Orix BlueWave baseball team, in 2004. The new owner then announced that they would merged the two teams into one team called the Orix Buffaloes before the start of the 2004-2005 NPB season.

The team was founded in 1950 and was known by various names: the Kintetsu Pearls (1950-1958), Kintetsu Buffalo (1959-1961), Kintetsu Buffaloes (1962-1998), Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes (1999-2004), and Orix Buffaloes (2005-now).

The team played in Fujiidera Stadiummarker, and later in Osaka Domemarker.

Uniform colors: Red, navy blue and White
Nickname: Kintetsu (近鉄), Buffaloes (バファローズ), Mougyu (猛牛) means violent buffalo, Ushi (牛,丑) means cow.
Logo design: A stylized buffalo's head with angry-looking red eyes which is designed by Okamoto Taro; or "Buffaloes" in red script, outlined with white.
League championships won (4): 1979, 1980, 1989, 2001
Japan Series championships won (0):


Players of note

Former players

Japanese

Foreign players



Retired numbers

  • 1 Keishi Suzuki (鈴木 啓示)


External links




Embed code:
Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message