The 2nd Annual World League: 1960/04/15 - 05/13: 23 cards

The date & location in bold letters indicate the card has full results (incomplete results otherwise).

Guest Foreigners:
Leo Nomellini
Sonny Myers [both tours]
Hombre Montana
Lu Kim
Dan Miller [both tours]
Stan Lisowski
Frank Valois [both tours]
Bob Orton Sr.
Hans Herman
Great Togo

1960/04/15 Tokyo - Metropolitan Gym (TV)
Takeo Kaneko (6:47 pin) Tamanogawa
Youssef Turko (5:50 half crab) Isao Yoshiwara
Yoshinosato (6:48 pin) Hideyuki Nagasawa
World League (8min 3R): Dan Miller (3R 3:00 pin) Michiaki Yoshimura
World League (8min 3R): Great Togo (1R 7:07 DQ) Stan Lisowski
World League (8min 3R): Lu Kim (2R 3:49 full nelson) Kokichi Endo
World League (8min 3R): Frank Valois (2R 4:43 COR) Hombre Montana
World League (8min 3R): Leo Nomellini (time limit draw) Sonny Myers
Rikidōzan & Toyonobori (2-1) Bob Orton Sr. & Hans Herman
   1: Orton (24:52 leg lock) Toyonobori
   2: Toyonobori (5:50 pin) Orton
   3: Rikidōzan (pin) Herman

1960/04/16 Tokyo - Tokyo Metropolian Gym (sold out)
Yukio Suzuki (5:29 pin) Kiyotaka Otsubo
Yonetaro Tanaka (11:36 pin) Kanji Higuchi
Hideyuki Nagasawa (6:20 pin) Mr. Chin
Yoshinosato (7:21 pin) Takeo Kaneko
World League (8min 3R): Dan Miller (2R 1:49 pin) Lu Kim
World League (8min 3R): Great Togo (time limit draw) Bob Orton
World League (8min 3R): Sonny Myers (2R 3:24 back slide pin) Michiaki Yoshimura
World League (8min 3R): Leo Nomellini (1R 5:34 COR) Hombre Montana
World League (8min 3R): Rikidōzan (1R 6:32 pin) Frank Valois
Michiharu Toyonobori & Kokichi Endo (2-0) Stan Lisowski & Hans Hermann
   1: Endo (22:47 DQ) Lisowski
   2: Toyonobori (15:08 DQ) Lisowski

1960/04/17 Tokyo - Tokyo Metropolian Gym (12,000 or 17,000 sold out)
Kiyotaka Otsubo (11:16 pin) Masakatsu Tanaka
Yukio Suzuki (6:00 pin) Isao Yoshiwara
Takeo Kaneko (7:58 pin) Hideyuki Nagasawa
Yoshinosato (6:19 pin) Tamanogawa
World League (8min 3R): Lu Kim (1R 2:40 DQ) Great Togo
World League (8min 3R): Bob Orton (2R 7:39 pin) Hans Hermann
World League (8min 3R): Dan Miller (3R 2:05 DKO) Frank Valois
World League (8min 3R): Kokichi Endo (2R 4:40 pin) Stan Lisowski
World League (8min 3R): Toyonobori (1R 4:45 DCOR or DDQ) Hombre Montana
Leo Nomellini & Sonny Myers (2-1) Rikidōzan & Michiaki Yoshimura
   1: Yoshimura (18:49 pin) Myers
   2: Nomellini (2:34 COR) Yoshimura
   3: Nomellini & Myers (default/UTC) Yoshimura

1960/04/18 Hamamatsu, Shizuoka - Municipal Motoshiro Pool (5,000, 6,000 or 7,000)
Kiyotaka Otsubo (8:18 pin) Kanji Higuchi
Takeo Kaneko (8:12 pin) Isao Yoshiwara
Hideyuki Nagasawa (10:00) Yukio Suzuki
Yoshinosato (4:05 pin) Mr. Chin
8min 3R: Lu Kim (1R 3:22 pin) Yoshinosato (sub for Michiaki Yoshimura)
World League (8min 3R): Sonny Myers (2R 2:06 pin) Stan Lisowski
World League (8min 3R): Great Togo (1R 4:41 back slide pin or COR) Hombre Montana
World League (8min 3R): Toyonobori (2R 2:08 pin) Hans Hermann
World League (8min 3R): Leo Nomellini (2R 1:50 pin) Bob Orton
Rikidōzan & Kokichi Endo (1-1) Dan Miller & Frank Valois
   1: Miller (20:28 pin) Endo
   2: Endo (4:56 pin) Miller
   3: (45min limit draw)

1960/04/20 Nagoya - Kanayama Gym (8,000, 10,000, or 12,000 sold out)
Isao Yoshiwara (13:00 inside cradle) Masakatsu Tanaka
Takeo Kaneko (6:53 pin) Mr. Chin
Hideyuki Nagasawa (6:30 pin) Kanji Higuchi
Yoshinosato (15:12 inside cradle) Yukio Suzuki
World League (8min 3R): Bob Orton (time limit draw) Lu Kim
World League (8min 3R): Michiaki Yoshimura (3R 2:05 back slide) Hans Hermann
World League (8min 3R): Dan Miller (1R or 2R 1:01 DQ) Great Togo
World League (8min 3R): Kokichi Endo (2R 4:14 DQ) Hombre Montana
World League (8min 3R): Leo Nomellini (2R 1:55 pin) Stan Lisowski
Rikidōzan & Toyonobori (2-0) Sonny Myers & Frank Valois
   1: Rikidōzan (31:27 DQ) Valois
   2: Rikidōzan (0:35 pin) Valois

1960/04/21 Osaka - Pref. Gym (8,000, 10,000, or 12,000)
Isao Yoshiwara (10:25 inside cradle) Kanji Higuchi
Yukio Suzuki (10:00) Yonetaro Tanaka
Yoshinosato (8:28 pin) Mr. Chin
Hideyuki Nagasawa (7:30 pin) Takeo Kaneko
World League (8min 3R): Hans Hermann (1R 4:04 DQ) Great Togo
World League (8min 3R): Frank Valois (2R 3:13 back breaker) Lu Kim
World League (8min 3R): Michiaki Yoshimura (time limit draw) Stan Lisowski
World League (8min 3R): Sonny Myers (2R 2:35 inside cradle) Bob Orton
World League (8min 3R): Toyonobori (1R 7:10 DQ) Dan Miller
Leo Nomellini & Hombre Montana (1-0) Rikidōzan & Kokichi Endo
   1: Montana (37:45 pin) Endo
   2: (45min limit draw)

1960/04/22 Osaka - Pref. Gym (10,000 or 11,000 sold out)
Kiyotaka Otsubo (10:09 reverse full nelson) Yonetaro Tanaka
Yukio Suzuki (6:20 pin) Mr. Chin
Hideyuki Nagasawa (4:02 pin) Isao Yoshiwara
Yoshinosato (10:07 pin) Takeo Kaneko
World League (8min 3R): Lu Kim (2R 1:20 full nelson) Stan Lisowski
World League (8min 3R): Sonny Myers (2R 2:20 back slide or boston crab) Hans Hermann
Toyonobori & Michiaki Yoshimura & Kokichi Endo (0-0) Dan Miller & Frank Valois & Bob Orton
   1: (45min limit draw)
World League (8min 3R): Leo Nomellini (1R 4:36 pin) Great Togo
World League (8min 3R): Rikidōzan (1R 2:50 pin) Hombre Montana

1960/04/23 Osaka - Pref. Gym (14,000)
Kiyotaka Otsubo (11:21 pin) Isao Yoshiwara
Yukio Suzuki (6:57 pin) Kanji Higuchi
Takeo Kaneko (6:53 pin) Mr. Chin
Yoshinosato (10:49 pin) Hideyuki Nagasawa
World League (8min 3R): Hombre Montana (1R 6:15 pin) Hans Hermann
World League (8min 3R): Kokichi Endo (2R 6:12 DQ) Bob Orton
World League (8min 3R): Toyonobori (1R 3:19 pin) Lu Kim
Dan Miller & Stan Lisowski (2-0) Great Togo & Michiaki Yoshimura
   1: Miller or Lisowski (19:58 pin) Yoshimura
   2: Miller (1:13 pin) Yoshimura
World League (8min 3R): Sonny Myers (time limit draw) Frank Valois
World League (8min 3R): Rikidōzan (time limit draw) Leo Nomellini

1960/04/24 Okayama - Pref. Gym (sold out)
World League (8min 3R): Kokichi Endo (2R 1:30 DQ) Frank Valois
World League (8min 3R): Toyonobori (2R 4:35 boston crab) Bob Orton
World League (8min 3R): Sonny Myers (time limit draw) Dan Miller
World League (8min 3R): Leo Nomellini (1R 6:02 pin) Lu Kim
Rikidōzan & Michiaki Yoshimura & Great Togo (2-0) Stan Lisowski & Hans Hermann & Hombre Montana
   1: Togo (29:33 pin) Hermann
   2: Rikidōzan (3:03 pin) Montana

1960/04/25 Kure, Hiroshima - Municipal Niko Pool (postponed until next day)

1960/04/26 Kure, Hiroshima - Municipal Niko Pool (25,000)
Isao Yoshiwara (5:32 pin) Kanji Higuchi
Yukio Suzuki (7:07 pin) Mr. Chin
World League (8min 3R): Lu Kim (2R 3:22 pin) Hans Hermann
World League (8min 3R): Hombre Montana (2R 2:42 pin) Bob Orton
World League (8min 3R): Leo Nomellini (2R 0:25 pin) Michiaki Yoshimura
World League (8min 3R): Rikidōzan (2R 1:18 pin) Stan Lisowski
Toyonobori & Kokichi Endo & Great Togo (0-0) Sonny Myers & Dan Miller & Frank Valois
   1: (45min limit draw)

1960/04/27 Fukuoka - Sports Center (8,000)
World League (8min 3R): Bob Orton (2R 0:48 back slide) Stan Lisowski
World League (8min 3R): Sonny Myers (2R 3:51 DQ) Great Togo
World League (8min 3R): Leo Nomellini (2R 2:47 pin) Kokichi Endo
Rikidōzan & Toyonobori & Michiaki Yoshimura (1-0) Dan Miller & Frank Valois & Hombre Montana
   1: Yoshimura (27:20 DQ) Valois
   2: (60min limit draw)

1960/04/29 Kokura, Fukuoka - City Gym (7,000; TV)
8min 3R: Hans Hermann (2R 2:45 pin) Yukio Suzuki
8min 3R: Lu Kim (1R 3:15 pin) Takeo Kaneko
8min 3R: Bob Orton (1R 6:55pin) Hideyuki Nagasawa
8min 3R: Yoshinosato (1R 3:26 DQ) Great Togo
World League (8min 3R): Dan Miller (2R 3:05 pin) Stan Lisowski
World League (8min 3R): Michiaki Yoshimura (1R 7:01 DQ) Hombre Montana
World League (8min 3R): Kokichi Endo (time limit draw) Sonny Myers
Rikidōzan & Toyonobori (0-0) Leo Nomellini & Frank Valois
   1: (45min limit draw)

1960/04/30 Kumamoto - City Gym (10,000)
Kiyotaka Otsubo (12:00 pin) Kanji Higuchi
Isao Yoshiwara (11:19 surfboard stretch) Mr. Chin
Lu Kim (9:59 pin) Yukio Suzuki
Stan Lisowski (5:21 pin) Hideyuki Nagasawa
Great Togo (4:42 pin) Takeo Kaneko
Bob Orton (4:52 pin) Yoshinosato
World League (8min 3R): Sonny Myers (2R 5:26 pin) Hombre Montana
Leo Nomellini & Dan Miller & Frank Valois (1-0) Toyonobori & Michiaki Yoshimura & Kokichi Endo
   1: Valois (30:23 pin) Yoshimura
   2: (45min limit draw)
World League (8min 3R): Rikidōzan (1R 5:19 pin) Hans Hermann

1960/05/01 Oita - Pref. Gym (3,000 or 5,000)
Yonetaro Tanaka (9:33 pin) Kiyotaka Otsubo
Isao Yoshiwara (10:53 inside cradle) Mr. Chin
Yukio Suzuki (11:37 pin) Hideyuki Nagasawa
Yoshinosato (9:12 pin) Takeo Kaneko
World League (8min 3R): Michiaki Yoshimura (2R 2:49 pin) Lu Kim
World League (8min 3R): Frank Valois (2R 5:21 hammer lock) Bob Orton
Toyonobori & Kokichi Endo & Great Togo (2-0) Sonny Myers & Stan Lisowski & Hombre Montana
   1: Endo (23:20 DQ) Montana
   2: Toyonobori (5:46 pin) Lisowski
World League (8min 3R): Leo Nomellini (1R 5:11 crucifix hold) Hans Hermann
World League (8min 3R): Rikidōzan (1R 7:19 COR) Dan Miller

1960/05/03 Tamashima, Okayama - Pref. Tamashima Commercial High School Ground (20,000 or 30,000 sold out)
Kiyotaka Otsubo (9:56 pin) Kanji Higuchi
Yukio Suzuki (3:51 pin) Isao Yoshiwara
Takeo Kaneko (8:15 pin) Mr. Chin
Hans Hermann (6:54 pin) Hideyuki Nagasawa
World League (8min 3R): Frank Valois (2R 1:59 DQ) Great Togo
World League (8min 3R): Toyonobori (time limit draw) Sonny Myers
World League (8min 3R): Leo Nomellini (1R 7:15 COR) Dan Miller
Michiaki Yoshimura & Kokichi Endo & Yoshinosato (1-1) Bob Orton & Stan Lisowski & Hombre Montana
   1: Lisowski (24:22 pin) Endo
   2: Endo (7:17 pin) Lisowski
   3: (45min? limit draw)
World League (8min 3R): Rikidōzan (1R 3:37 pin) Lu Kim

1960/05/04 Ube, Yamaguchi - Watanabe Memorial Hall [Ube Civic Hall] (3,000 or 4,000 sold out)
Masakatsu Tanaka (7:45 pin) Kiyotaka Otsubo
Yukio Suzuki (6:27 pin) Mr. Chin
Takeo Kaneko (9:42 pin) Isao Yoshiwara
Great Togo (3:00 pin) Hideyuki Nagasawa
Hombre Montana (5:36 pin) Yoshinosato
World League (8min 3R): Stan Lisowski (pin1R 6:00 back slideHans Hermann
World League (8min 3R): Sonny Myers (1R 5:00 back slide) Lu Kim
World League (8min 3R): Toyonobori (2R 2:57 DQ) Frank Valois
Michiaki Yoshimura & Kokichi Endo (1-1) Leo Nomellini & Dan Miller
   1: Endo (20:04 DQ) Miller
   2: Nomellini (10:26 pin) Yoshimura
   3: (45min limit draw)
World League (8min 3R): Rikidōzan (1R 4:00 pin) Bob Orton

1960/05/05 Kobe - Municipal Oji Gym (5,000)
Lu Kim (6:42 pin) Yukio Suzuki
Bob Orton (9:18 boston crab) Hideyuki Nagasawa
Yoshinosato (6:53 DQ) Hans Hermann
Great Togo (4:20 back slide) Takeo Kaneko
World League (8min 3R): Hombre Montana (1R 5:42 pin) Stan Lisowski
World League (8min 3R): Frank Valois (2R 1:41 pin) Michiaki Yoshimura
World League (8min 3R): Toyonobori (1R 4:50 DQ) Leo Nomellini
Rikidōzan & Kokichi Endo (2-0) Sonny Myers & Dan Miller
   1: Rikidōzan (16:30 pin) Miller
   2: Endo (9:23 DQ) Myers

1960/05/06 Tsu - Municipal Stadium (5,800)
Masakatsu Tanaka (7:52 pin) Mitsuaki Hirai
Isao Yoshiwara (6:18 pin) Yonetaro Tanaka
Kiyotaka Otsubo (8:03 pin) Mr. Chin
Yukio Suzuki (5:23 pin) Takeo Kaneko
Yoshinosato (6:06 pin) Hideyuki Nagasawa
World League (8min 3R): Hombre Montana (1R 2:08 pin) Lu Kim
World League (8min 3R): Michiaki Yoshimura (3R 1:02 pin) Bob Orton
World League (8min 3R): Frank Valois (1R 3:02 pin) Hans Hermann
World League (8min 3R): Kokichi Endo (1R 4:35 DQ) Dan Miller
Rikidōzan & Toyonobori & Great Togo (1-0) Leo Nomellini & Sonny Myers & Stan Lisowski
   1: Togo (24:20 pin) Lisowski
   2: (45min limit draw)

1960/05/08 Toyama - City Gym (12,000 sold out)
Kiyotaka Otsubo (9:35 pin) Masakatsu Tanaka
Isao Yoshiwara ( 3:50 inside cradle ) Mitsuaki Hirai
Yukio Suzuki (5:07 pin) Kanji Higuchi
Takeo Kaneko (11:05 pin) Mr. Chin
Lu Kim (6:56 pin) Hideyuki Nagasawa
World League (8min 3R): Dan Miller (2R 7:15 pin) Bob Orton
World League (8min 3R): Kokichi Endo (2R 1:35 DQ) Great Togo
Toyonobori & Michiaki Yoshimura & Yoshinosato (2-1) Hombre Montana & Stan Lisowski & Hans Hermann
   1: Montana (11:02 pin) Yoshinosato
   2: Yoshimura (8:02 pin) Lisowski
   3: Yoshinosato (2:57 pin) Hermann
World League (8min 3R): Leo Nomellini (2R or 3R 6:39 pin) Frank Valois
World League (8min 3R): Rikidōzan (time limit draw) Sonny Myers

1960/05/09 Fukui - City Gym (7,000 or 8,000 sold out; live local radio)
Kanji Higuchi (6:47 pin) Mitsuaki Hirai
Yukio Suzuki (8:46 pin) Mr. Chin
Takeo Kaneko (7:55 pin) Isao Yoshiwara
Lu Kim (4:00 pin or 6:15 half crab) Hideyuki Nagasawa
Bob Orton (8:27 pin) Yoshinosato
World League (8min 3R): Dan Miller (1R 7:22 pin) Hombre Montana
World League (8min 3R): Kokichi Endo (1R 5:34 pin) Hans Hermann
World League (8min 3R): Frank Valois (1R or 2R 1:27 inside cradle or back breaker) Stan Lisowski
World League (8min 3R): Toyonobori (1R 6:16 pin) Great Togo
Leo Nomellini & Sonny Myers (1-0) Rikidōzan & Michiaki Yoshimura
   1: Myers (33:15 pin) Yoshimura
       or Nomellini (33:40 pin) Yoshimura
   2: (45min limit draw)

1960/05/10 Kanazawa - Ishikawa Pref. Sports Center (3,000, 6,000 or 7,000 sold out)
Kanji Higuchi (8:53 pin) Mitsuaki Hirai
Kiyotaka Otsubo (10:45 pin) Masakatsu Tanaka
Isao Yoshiwara (11:46 inside cradle) Mr. Chin
Lu Kim (6:31 full nelson) Yukio Suzuki
Bob Orton (7:56 pin) Takeo Kaneko
Hombre Montana (4:16 pin) Hideyuki Nagasawa
World League (8min 3R): Dan Miller (1R 6:21 pin or reverse full nelson) Hans Hermann
Leo Nomellini & Sonny Myers & Frank Valois (2-0) Michiaki Yoshimura & Kokichi Endo & Yoshinosato
   1: Nomellini (19:26 pin) Endo
   2: Myers (4:43 pin) Yoshinosato
World League (8min 3R): Toyonobori (1R 5:50 bear hug or 5:55 pin) Stan Lisowski
World League (8min 3R): Rikidōzan (1R 2:55 pin) Great Togo

1960/05/11 Kyoto - International Exhibition Hall (8,000)
Kanji Higuchi (9:43 pin) Kiyotaka Otsubo
Isao Yoshiwara (12:13 inside cradle) Mr. Chin
Lu Kim (8:45 pin or boston crab) Yukio Suzuki
Hans Hermann (6:10 pin) Hideyuki Nagasawa
Bob Orton (5:20 pin) Takeo Kaneko
World League (8min 3R): Michiaki Yoshimura (1R 3:54 pin) Great Togo
Stan Lisowski (5:14 back slide) Hombre Montana
World League Semi-Final (8min 3R): Sonny Myers (3R 2:10 DQ) Toyonobori
Rikidōzan & Kokichi Endo & Yoshinosato (1-1) Leo Nomellini & Dan Miller & Frank Valois
   1: Miller (29:10 COR) Yoshinosato
       or Nomellini (39:10 COR) Yoshinosato
   2: Rikidōzan (1:54 pin) Miller
   3: (45min limit draw)

1960/05/13 Tokyo - Metropolitan Gym (12,000; TV)
Kanji Higuchi (3:58 pin) Masakatsu Tanaka or Mitsuaki Hirai
Kiyotaka Otsubo (6:51 pin) Yonetaro Tanaka or Masakatsu Tanaka
Isao Yoshiwara (10:54 pin) Mr. Chin
Stan Lisowski (4:38 pin) Yukio Suzuki
Lu Kim (7:47 pin) Hideyuki Nagasawa
Bob Orton (5:29 pin) Takeo Kaneko
8min 3R: Great Togo (2R 0:29 back slide) Hans Hermann
Toyonobori & Michiaki Yoshimura & Yoshinosato (1-1) Dan Miller & Frank Valois & Hombre Montana
   1: Montana (29:02 pin) Yoshinosato
   2: Yoshinosato (5:35 pin) Montana
   3: (45min limit draw)
World League Final: Rikidōzan (2-1) Leo Nomellini
   1: Nomellini (8:58 pin)
   2: Rikidōzan (1:11 pin)
   3: Rikidōzan (5:57 COR)


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