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NAKAGAWA, Miyoshi 

First baseman of the pre-war Giants: noted for his smooth fielding

Inducted 1986
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Tottori
Born February 22,1920
Died 1944
Alma Mater Kansai University

Joined the Eagles in 1937 as a pitcher and first baseman. His pliant fielding at first base was a must-see for pre-war ball fans, who came to see the"tentacles of an octopus" catch every difficult ball thrown at first base.


 

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