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Dave Daniels with Hanshin?

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Dave Daniels with Hanshin?
According to the Dutch baseball news site run by Marco Stoovelaar (a usually accurate source), he lists current Dutch coach Dave Daniels as playing for the Hanshin Tigers in 1977 - see I can't find him at, though the other stops listed (the US, Italy) I was able to confirm. Was Daniels possibly in ni-gun with the Tigers?
Re: Dave Daniels with Hanshin?
[ Author: westbaystars | Posted: Nov 5, 2011 11:27 AM | YBS Fan ]

You can see the entire Hanshin Tigers' roster (including ni-gun and coaches) for 1977 here [Hanshin Tigers' Uniform Number History - in Japanese], but Daniels is not listed. He's not listed in the previous or following two years, either. Teams were only allowed two foreign players back then, and Hanshin's were Mike Reinbach (1976 to 1980) and Hail Breeden (1976 to 1978). While a fan site, it, too, is considered to be accurate. And because the Tigers had two foreign players before and after 1977, I would be skeptical that he played for Hanshin then.

Have you asked Stoovelaar-san for his source of the information?

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