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Toyoo Sugiyama

 

Date and Place of Birth: 1921 Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Date and Place of Death:    June 1945 The Philippines
Baseball Experience: Japanese Professional League
Position: First Base
Rank: Unknown
Military Unit: Unknown
Area Served: The Philippines

Toyoo (Toyo) Sugiyama was born in 1921 in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. He attended Chukyo Shogyo high school and signed with Yamato in 1942.

The left-handed hitting first baseman played 49 games that year and hit .168. Sugiyama was drafted for military service in 1943 and died in combat in the Philippines in June 1945.

Date Added: March 17, 2013

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