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OH, Sadaharu 

868 home runs; noted for his "flamingo" batting style

Inducted 1994
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Tokyo
Born May 20,1940
Alma Mater Waseda Vocational School

Since the flamingo batter became the home run king with the Tokyo Giants, he almost monopolized lifetime records, most notably 868 homers (1959-80).He managed the Daiei Hawks to victory in the Japan Series twice (1999, 2003).


 

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