|Date and Place of Birth:||January 4, 1919 Hyogo Prefecture, Japan|
|Date and Place of Death:||Unknown|
|Baseball Experience:||Japanese Professional League|
Masao Santa was born on January 4, 1919 in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
He attended Takikawa Chugakkou high school and signed with the Tokyo
Giants in 1938.
The 5-foot-8, 150-pound outfielder played five games during the spring season and was hitless in nine at-bats. He was again hitless during the fall campaign in 13 at-bats. In 1939, Santa played 43 games and batted .190.
He entered military service after the 1939 season and died in combat during the war.
Date Added: March 17, 2013
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