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HIROSE, Yoshinori 

Strong-armed outfielder; five-time stolen base leader

Inducted 1999
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Hiroshima
Born August 27,1936
Alma Mater Otake High School

The infielder turned strong-armed outfielder and slick base stealer led the PL 5 times in SB and totaled 596 SB in 22 seasons. In 1963 he batted187 hits (the then PL record), in 1964 he won batting title with .366.


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