Kazuhiro Yamauchi

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Kazuhiro Yamauchi
Born: (1932-05-01)May 1, 1932
Ichinomiya, Aichi, Japan
Died: February 2, 2009(2009-02-02) (aged 76)
Tokyo, Japan
Batted: Right Threw: Right
As player
As manager/coach
Career highlights and awards
Inducted 2002
Election Method Competitors Award

Kazuhiro Yamauchi (山内 一弘 Yamauchi Kazuhiro?, May 1, 1932 - February 2, 2009) was a Japanese baseball player and manager. He played for the Mainichi Orions, the Hanshin Tigers and the Hiroshima Toyo Carp over the span of an 18 season-long career (1952–1970).

Some of his stats include 7702 at bats, 1218 runs, 2271 hits, 396 home runs, 1286 runs batted in, 118 stolen bases, 1061 walks, and a batting average of .292.[1] He was inducted into the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame in 2002.[2]

Yamauchi died of liver failure in a Tokyo hospital on February 2, 2009. He was 76.[2]


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