Seizaburo Amakawa

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Seizaburo Amakawa

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 7", Weight 147 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Playing on the winning team in the 1938 summer Koshien tournament, pitcher Seizaburo Amakawa began his professional career at age 20 with the 1939 Nankai club. He was 1-3 that year with a 2.12 ERA, then the next season was 2-5 with a 2.57 ERA to finish his career at 3-8, 2.38. Four years later, he was killed in combat in World War II in the Philippines.

Source: Japanbaseballdaily.com by Gary Garland