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Masami Nakamura


Date and Place of Birth: April 8, 1924 Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
Date and Place of Death:    January 29, 1945 China
Baseball Experience: Professional Japanese League
Position: Third Base
Rank: Unknown
Military Unit: Unknown
Area Served: China

Masami Nakamura was born on April 8, 1924 in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. He attended Nagasaki Shogyo high school before signing with the Tokyo Giants (Kyojin) in 1943.The right-handed hitting third baseman played 30 games his rookie year and batted .180. In 1944, he played 33 games, batting .220 with 17 RBIs.

Masami Nakamura was drafted into military service in 1944 and died in combat in China on January 29, 1945.

Date Added: February 13, 2013

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