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IIDA, Tokuji 

First baseman appears in 1,246 consecutive games

Inducted 1981
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Kanagawa
Born April 6,1924
Died June 19,2000
Alma Mater Asano High School

He joined the Nankai Hawks as first baseman in 1947,and was the key player among the "million-dollar infielders. Before he hung up his spikes withthe Kokutetsu Swallows in 1963, he appeared in 1246 consecutive games by May 24, 1958.


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