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TABE, Takeo 

Versatile baseball genius; shortstop

Inducted 1969
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Hiroshima
Born March 28,1906
Died June, 1945
Alma Mater Meiji University

He was an all-rounder at Meiji, playing every position except behind the plate. He stole 109 bases in 105 games when the Tokyo Giants made an Americantour in 1934, which was prophetic of his potential greatness in pro baseball.


 

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