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Hisashi Nakao

 

Date and Place of Birth: Unknown
Date and Place of Death:    1937
Baseball Experience: Japanese Professional League
Position: Outfield
Rank: Unknown
Military Unit: Imperial Japanese Army
Area Served: China

Hisashi Nakao played outfield for Meiji University before signing with the Tokyo Senators. He was killed in action in Shanghai, China during the fall of 1937.

Sources:
China Weekly Review, May 14, 1938

Thanks to David Straub for information on Nakao's death.

Date Added March 18, 2013 Updated Decemebr 4, 2013

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