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Tokuhisa Kawamura


Date and Place of Birth: April 25, 1911, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
Date and Place of Death:    Unknown
Baseball Experience: Japanese Professional League
Position: Third Base
Rank: Unknown
Military Unit: Unknown
Area Served: Unknown

Tokuhisa Kawamura (also known as Norihisa Kawamura) was born on April 25, 1911 in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. He attended Koyo Chugakkou high school and Ritsumeikan University before playing with Morishita Shoten in the Industrial League. Kawamura signed with Hankyu in the first year of the Japanese Professional League in 1936.

The 5-foot-5, right-handed hitting third baseman played all 18 games during the spring 1936 season, batting .211. He then appeared in all 30 games during the fall season and hit .120.

In 1937, Kawamura played 27 games in the spring and batted .119, while making just four appearances in the fall. Tokuhisa Kawamura later entered military service and died in combat.

Date Added: February 10, 2013

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