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KAGEURA, Masaru 

Distinguished batter of the pre-war Tigers; a good rival of Sawamura

Inducted 1965
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Aichi
Born July 20,1915
Died May 20,1945
Alma Mater Rikkyo University

The enthralling duel of the long hitter of the Osaka Tigers with pitcher Sawamura of the Tokyo Giants was the biggest drawing card in the firsttwo years of one-league pro baseball. Both heroes were killed in World War II..


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