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SHIMADA, Zensuke 

Catcher at Keio U. and Mita Club

Inducted 1969
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Tochigi
Born October 7,1888
Died January 29,1955
Alma Mater Keio University

Strong-armed catcher of Keio University, noted for his minute diary in Keio's American tour in 1911. When Mita Club won the first victory over the American pro team in 1922 with Ono-Shimada battery, he hit a home run in the 1st inning.


 

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