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KIRIHARA, Shinji 

Captain of Keio U.; does much to resume Waseda-Keio rivalry

Inducted 1984
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Osaka
Born August 22,1901
Died June 10,1945
Alma Mater Keio University

The famous shortstop entered Keio at the Interregnum of the traditional game against Waseda. As captain of the Keio Nine, he persuaded the reluctantOBs and university authorities to resume the Waseda-Keio rivalry in 1925.


 

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