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Genbei Tsuji


Date and Place of Birth: October 29, 1925 Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
Date and Place of Death:    Place Unknown 1945
Baseball Experience: Japanese Professional League
Position: Utility
Rank: Unknown
Military Unit: Unknown
Area Served: Unknown

Genbei Tsuji was born on October 29, 1925 in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. He attended Kaiso Chugakkou high school and played at the Koshien Tournament during the summer of 1940.

The 18-year-old was signed by Hanshin in 1944 and played 28 games, batting .241 as a utility player. He also pitched a couple of games, starting them both, lasting a total of 4.1 innings and allowing five runs (three if them unearned).

Genbei Tsuji was drafted by the military that same year and died in combat in 1945.

Date Added: March 17, 2013

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