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First U.S. Player on Champion Team

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First U.S. Player on Champion Team
Who was the first player from the U.S. to be on a Japan Championship team?
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Re: First U.S. Player on Champion Team
[ Author: Kiyoshi | Posted: Nov 15, 2005 10:22 AM | HAN Fan ]

I think Henry "Bozo" Kobayashi played with the Hanshin Tigers when they won the championship in 1947.
Re: First U.S. Player on Champion Team
[ Author: Kiyoshi | Posted: Nov 16, 2005 11:22 PM | HAN Fan ]

Correction:

I must have been tired from lack of sleep!

I meant Henry Tadashi "Bozo" Wakabayashi in 1944 and 1947 as Tigers' player/manager.
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