Shigeru Kobayashi

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Shigeru Kobayashi
Pitcher
Born: (1952-11-14)November 14, 1952
Tōhaku, Tottori
Died: January 17, 2010(2010-01-17) (aged 57)
Fukui, Fukui
Batted: Right Threw: Right
NPB debut
September 26, 1973, for the Yomiuri Giants
Last appearance
October 22, 1983, for the Hanshin Tigers
NPB statistics
Win–loss record 139–95
Earned run average 3.18
Strikeouts 1,273
Teams
As player
As coach
Career highlights and awards

Shigeru Kobayashi (小林繁, Kobayashi Shigeru, November 14, 1952 – January 17, 2010) was a Japanese baseball pitcher.

He played for the Yomiuri Giants and the Hanshin Tigers of Nippon Professional Baseball. Kobayashi coached two other NPB teams, the Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes and the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, and also spent a season in the Korea Baseball Organization as a coach for the SK Wyverns.

He died of heart failure in 2010 at the age of 57.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sawamura winner Kobayashi dies at 57". Japan Times. January 18, 2010. Retrieved April 23, 2016. 

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