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Goro Fushimi

 

Date and Place of Birth: 1919 Hokkkaido Prefecture, Japan
Date and Place of Death:    1945 Marianas Islands
Baseball Experience: Japanese Professional League
Position: Catcher
Rank: Unknown
Military Unit: Unknown
Area Served: Pacific

Goro Fushimi was born in 1919 in the Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan's second largest island and the largest, northernmost Japanese prefecture. He attended Hakodate Chugakkou high school and played for the Hakodate Ocean Club in the Japanese Industrial League. He joined the Eagles in 1938 and went 1 for 4 in 6 games as a pinch hitter. In 1939, the 20-year-old catcher played 66 games behind the plate and batted .182. He was drafted into military service the following year.

Fushimi was killed in action in the Mariana Islands in 1945.

Date Added: June 22, 2012

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