Nishi-Nippon Pirates
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Nishi-Nippon Pirates
Nishi Nippon Pirates
LeagueNippon Professional Baseball
* Central League
BallparkHeiwadai Stadium
Year established1950
OwnershipNishi-Nippon Shimbun
ManagerToshio Kojima

The Nishi-Nippon Pirates (, Nishi-Nippon Pair?tsu) were a Japanese baseball team and a founding member of the Central League in 1950. The team was owned by the Nishi-Nippon Shimbun and played their home games in Heiwadai Stadium in Fukuoka.

The team existed for one season -- they placed sixth in 1950, and the following season merged with the also Fukuoka-based Nishitetsu Clippers to form the Nishitetsu Lions.

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