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Outfielder; first to achieve 1,000 game appearances and 1,000 hits

Inducted 1992
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Ehime
Born April 7,1914
Died September 16,1997
Alma Mater Rikkyo University

In 1948 the swift center fielder with the Kinsei Stars marked the first 1,000th-game appearance and the 1,000th hit, a landmark record in one-league pro baseball. He was one of the founders of Players Association in 1946.


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