Hisashi Yamada

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Hisashi Yamada
山田 久志
山田久志氏@Bs SQUARE Open.jpg
Hisashi Yamada at Bs SQUARE Open, Kyosera Dome Osaka, March 7, 2014
Born: (1948-07-29) July 29, 1948 (age 66)
Noshiro, Akita Prefecture, Japan
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Professional debut
NPB: 1969 for the Hankyu Braves
Last professional appearance
1988 for the Hankyu Braves
NPB statistics
ERA 3.18
Win-Loss-Tie 284-166-38
Strikeouts 2058
As player
As coach
As manager
Career highlights and awards
Inducted 2006

Hisashi Yamada (山田 久志 Yamada Hisashi?, born July 29, 1948 in Noshiro, Akita Prefecture, Japan) was a Japanese baseball submarine pitcher. He played with the Hankyu Braves in Nippon Professional Baseball from 1969 to 1988.

Yamada won the Pacific League MVP for three years in a row (1976 to 1978), and the Japan Series MVP in 1977. He was inducted into the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006.[1]


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