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WAKABAYASHI, Tadashi 

Pitches for Tigers with "seven kinds of pitches"

Inducted 1964
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Hawaii
Born March 1,1908
Died March 5,1965
Alma Mater Hosei University

Nisei raised in Hawaii. His"7 kinds of magical pitches led Hosei to three championships. In 1944 and 1947, he managed and pitched the HanshinTigers to the pennant, winning MVP. He continued to pitch until he was 45


 

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