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NOMURA, Katsuya 

Catcher of the Nankai Hawks wins the first post-war triple crown

Inducted 1989
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Kyoto
Born June 29,1935
Alma Mater Mineyama Senior High School

The catcher in the cleanup of the Nankai Hawks was a home run king 9 times (657 lifetime). Won MVP and Triple Crown in 1960. His 20 years of managershipwas crowned by 3 victories in the Japan Series with the Yakult Swallows.


 

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