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STARFFIN, Victor 

Russian-born pitcher is the first to win 300 or more games

Inducted 1960
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Russia
Born May 4,1916
Died January 12,1957
Alma Mater Asahikawa Junior High School

Successor of Sawamura in the first heyday of the Tokyo Giants in pre-war pro baseball. Won 42 games in 1939.After the War, the White Russian playedin the Pacific League, becoming the first 300 winner in 1955.


 

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