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Nishi Nippon Pirates

The Nishi-Nippon Pirates (西日本パイレーツ Nishi-Nippon Pairētsu?) were a Japanese baseball team and a founding member of the Central League in 1950.

The team existed for one season and was owned by the Nishi-Nippon Shimbun. The team placed sixth in 1950 and in the following season the team merged with the also Fukuoka-based Nishitetsu Clippers and formed the Nishitetsu Lions.

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