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Small in stature, but big in pitching for the Hiroshima Carp

Inducted 2001
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Aichi
Born March 25,1930
Died July 29,2006
Alma Mater Handa Commercial-Engineering School

Despite his slender frame, he was the ace of the consistently losing Hiroshima Carp (1950-63) and notched 197 victories. In 1955 he won 30 games, the most in the CL. He managed the Carp for three years (1965-67).


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