Sachio Kinugasa



(African-American/Japanese) [Japanese]



Best known as:  Legendary Professional Baseball Player



Additional Info:  Played 2215 consective games for the Hiroshima Carp; Broke Lou Gehrig’s 48 year old record for most consecutive games played in 1987 (then his own record was broken in 1996 by Cal Ripken); Member of the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame; 13 time Nippon Professional Baseball All-Star; One of only two baseball players to receive Japan’s “People’s Honour Award; Known as “Tetsujin (Iron Man)”



More Information: Baseball Reference: Sachio Kinugasa, Japan Times: ‘Iron Man’ Sachio Kinugasa’s hero, on and off the baseball diamond, Sachio Kinugasa’s Wikipedia page



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Sachio Kinugasa

(African-American/Japanese) [Japanese]

Best known as: Legendary Professional Baseball Player

Additional Info: Played 2215 consective games for the Hiroshima Carp; Broke Lou Gehrig’s 48 year old record for most consecutive games played in 1987 (then his own record was broken in 1996 by Cal Ripken); Member of the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame; 13 time Nippon Professional Baseball All-Star; One of only two baseball players to receive Japan’s “People’s Honour Award; Known as “Tetsujin (Iron Man)”

More Information: Baseball Reference: Sachio Kinugasa, Japan Times: ‘Iron Man’ Sachio Kinugasa’s hero, on and off the baseball diamond, Sachio Kinugasa’s Wikipedia page


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