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Saburo Kato

 

Date and Place of Birth: Unknown
Date and Place of Death:    April 6, 1945 Location Unknown
Baseball Experience: College
Position: Unknown
Rank: Unknown
Military Unit: Kamikaze 1st Special Attack Corps Imperial Japanese Navy
Area Served: Pacific

Saburo Kato attended Gifu Shogyo High School where he was an outstanding baseball player. He later played baseball at Meiji University and, in 1940, he was selected to play for the Japanese team in the East Asian Games commemorating the 2,600th anniversary of the founding of the Empire of Japan.

On April 6, 1945 Saburo Kato died in battle while serving as a member of the Kamikaze 1st Special Attack Corps.

Date Added: March 17, 2013

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