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KANEDA, Masaichi 

Southpaw; most wins (400) and strikeouts (4,490)

Inducted 1988
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Aichi
Born August 1,1933
Alma Mater Kyoei Commercial High School

The southpaw pitched 20 or more wins for 14 consecutive years with the Swallows (1951-64). When he hung up his spikes with the Giants in 1969,he totaled 400 wins and 4,490 SO. He managed the Orions to the Japan Championship in 1974.


 

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