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Pitcher from Land of the Rising Sun

Postby thedude » Tue May 12, 2009 9:18 pm

This Japanese High School pitcher struck out Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx, Lou Gehrig, and Charlie Gehringer in succession during a Major League exhibition game in Japan.
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Re: Pitcher from Land of the Rising Sun

Postby Yanks_Baby » Tue May 12, 2009 9:22 pm

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Re: Pitcher from Land of the Rising Sun

Postby Dan Lambskin » Wed May 13, 2009 10:30 am

Time: 40.13 seconds

eji sawamura

[Accepted as answer by thedude on Wed May 20, 2009 2:51 am EST.]
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Re: Pitcher from Land of the Rising Sun

Postby mac-unit » Thu May 14, 2009 2:55 pm

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Re: Pitcher from Land of the Rising Sun

Postby utterchaos » Wed May 13, 2009 9:28 am

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Eiji Sawamura
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Re: Pitcher from Land of the Rising Sun

Postby bigken117 » Fri May 15, 2009 11:03 pm

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Re: Pitcher from Land of the Rising Sun

Postby thedude » Tue May 12, 2009 9:19 pm

Eiji Sawamura. Connie Mack tried to sign him to a contract, but Sawamura declined.
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Re: Pitcher from Land of the Rising Sun

Postby Yanks_Baby » Tue May 12, 2009 9:23 pm

Damn my googling, I picked the wrong name out of the summary :*)
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Re: Pitcher from Land of the Rising Sun

Postby Dan Lambskin » Wed May 13, 2009 11:23 am

[quote="Yanks_Baby"][/quote]

easy mistake...Jackie Gilbert is a pretty common Japanese name :-b
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Re: Pitcher from Land of the Rising Sun

Postby Yanks_Baby » Wed May 13, 2009 12:08 pm

[quote="Dan Lambskin"][/quote]
:*)


I was going for speed... I forgot the accuracy part....
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