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Pre/Post-1945 Analysis,

Discussion in the Pro Yakyu History forum
Pre/Post-1945 Analysis,
I've posted some new material on Japanese baseball history at baseballguru.com. The first is a rewrite of a previous article that looked at how hitters had been affected by the conditions of pre-1945 Japanese ball versus the post-1945 conditions. The new material adds a look at how pitchers were affected by the same changes, and then a little more in-depth look at the two sets of data. That stuff can be found in this article.

I then took this new research and reevaluated the five pre-1945 Japanese pitchers I thought might be Cooperstown caliber hurlers in light of this newer information in this article.

Hope you find them interesting.
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