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Hiroshi Onodera


Date and Place of Birth: 1921 Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
Date and Place of Death:    Unknown
Baseball Experience: Japanese Professional League
Position: Pitcher
Rank: Unknown
Military Unit: Unknown
Area Served: Unknown

Hiroshi Onodera was born in 1921 in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. He attended Shido Shogyo high school and signed with Kurowashi in 1940.

The right-handed youngster pitched just two games his rookie year, appearing in 2.2 innings, facing 19 batters and walking 7 of them. He struck out two, allowed four runs and had an ERA of 13.50.

That was the end of Onodera's playing career. He entered miltary service that year and died in combat.

Date Added: March 17, 2013

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