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YAMAUCHI, Kazuhiro 

Cleanup hitter of the Daimai Orions' "Missile" lineup

Inducted 2002
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Aichi
Born May 1,1932
Died February 2,2009
Alma Mater Okoshi Engineering School

The cleanup (1952-63) of the Orions' "Missile lineup was adept at hitting screwballs, winning titles of batting (1957), HR (1959-60), and RBI (4times). He was famous as the man for All-Star games, earning MVP 5 times.


 

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