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AMACHI, Shunichi 

Leads the Chunichi Dragons to their first victory in the Japan Series

Inducted 1970
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Hyogo
Born December 30,1903
Died March 12,1976
Alma Mater Meiji University

Catcher at Meiji. From 1929 to 1947, he was the chief umpire for the TBSL. In 1954 in his 5th year as manager of the Chunichi Dragons, he led the team to the first victory in the Japan Series, propelled by fork-baller Sugishita.


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