|Date and Place of Birth:||March 15, 1922, Ozu, Shiga Prefecture, Japan|
|Date and Place of Death:||Unknown|
|Baseball Experience:||Japanese Professional League|
Shuichi Hirose was born on March 15, 1922 in Ozu, Shiga Prefecture,
Japan. He attended Ozu Shogyo high school and pitched for Asahi
Benberugu in the Industrial League before having a tryout with the Tokyo
Giants in July 1941.
In his first professional start with the Giants on August 21, 1941, Hirose threw a complete game shutout. He finished the season with an 8-4 won-loss record and 1.62 ERA. In 1942, Hirose was 21-6 with an earned run average of just 1.19.
Shuichi Hirose was drafted into the military in 1942 and died in combat.
Date Added: February 10, 2013
Baseball's Greatest Sacrifice is associated with Baseball Almanac
Baseball's Greatest Sacrifice is proud to be sponsored by