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FUJITA, Motoshi 

Ace pitcher and later manager of the Yomiuri Giants

Inducted 1996
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Ehime
Born August 7,1931
Died February 9,2006
Alma Mater Keio University

The Rookie pitcher of 1957 won the MVP for two successive years (1958-59) with the Giants. He managed the Giants for 7 years (1981-83, and 1989-92), winning thepennant 4 times and the Japan Series twice (1981, 89).


 

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