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Pitches for the Nankai Hawks in a 4-0 victory in the Japan Series

Inducted 1995
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Aichi
Born September 17,1935
Died November 11,2001
Alma Mater Rikkyo University

The 36-game winner in the TBBL became the Rookie of 1958 with his sweeping underhand pitching. In 1959 he led the Nankai Hawks by gaining 38 W, 1.40ERA and 336 SO and was credited with 4 straight wins in the Japan Series.


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