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Nobuo Kato


Date and Place of Birth: April 2, 1917, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Date and Place of Death:    Unknown
Baseball Experience: Japanese Professional League
Position: Second Base
Rank: Unknown
Military Unit: Unknown
Area Served: Unknown

Nobuo Kato was born on April 2, 1917 in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. He attended Chukyo Shogyo high school ans Senshu University before signing with the Osaka Tigers in 1936. Kato, a 5-foot-3 second baseman, played just 8 games over the spring and fall seasons his rookie year, and just 10 over the two halves of the 1937 season.

Kato later served in the military and died in combat.

Date Added: February 10, 2013

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