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NAKAO, Hiroshi 

Southpaw; pitches for the Giants before and after the war; 209 wins

Inducted 1998
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Mie
Born December 1,1919
Died December 9,1977
Alma Mater Nihon University

Though the southpaw allowed many BB, he kept ERA low and pitched 2 no-hitters (1939,'41).On August 26, 1956, the sinkerballer was brought in to face one batter. He totaled 209 wins before retiring in 1957.


 

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