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MATSUKI, Kenjiro 

Captain of the pre-war Tigers: rival of Sawamura

Inducted 1978
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Fukui
Born January 22,1909
Died February 21,1986
Alma Mater Meiji University

As captain of the pre-war Tigers, he spearheaded Tigers in assaulting the formidable Giants by battering Sawamura. After managing the Tigers (1940-41,50-54), he managed two other teams, and was adept at rearing left-handed batters.


 

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