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ARAMAKI, Atsushi 

"The fireballer" is the first Rookie of the Year in the Pacific League

Inducted 1985
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Oita
Born November 16,1926
Died May 12,1971
Alma Mater Oita Economics College

The "fireball southpaw" became the first rookie of the PL in 1950 when he won 26 games for the Mainichi Orions. In 1953, he pitched a complete-game victory over the American All-Stars led by Ed Lopat of the New York Yankees.


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