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NAKAGAMI, Hideo 

Pitches the first perfect game

Inducted 1976
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Korea
Born May 18,1918
Died April 26,1997
Alma Mater Meiji University

After gaining 34 wins at Meiji, he joined the Giants in 1942. Outstanding in his 13-year pitching career is the 1.90 ERA and the first perfect gamein Japan on June 28, 1950.His best pitch was a slider thitherto unknown to Japan.


 

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