May 1, 1932|
Ichinomiya, Aichi, Japan
|Died: February 2, 2009
|Career highlights and awards|
|Member of the Japanese|
|Baseball Hall of Fame|
|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. He was inducted into the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame in 2002.
Yamauchi died of liver failure in a Tokyo hospital on February 2, 2009. He was 76.
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