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BESSHO, Takehiko 

Pitches for the Nankai Hawks and the Yomiuri Giants; 310 wins

Inducted 1979
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Hyogo
Born October 1,1922
Died June 24,1999
Alma Mater Nihon University

From the 2nd year at the Nankai Hawks (1943, 46-48) and the Yomiuri Giants (1949-57)he continued to earn 10 or more wins and wound up with 310 wins in 1960. Won the Sawamura Award in 1947 & 55, MVP in 19 52 & 56. His lifetime ERA is 2.18.


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