Sachio Kinugasa Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Sachio Kinugasa

Last Updated: 09 Jan, 2024 | Views: 370

Age: 71

Profession: Sports Men

Other Profession(s): Baseball Player

Famous For: Japanese professional baseball

Higher Education: High School

Sachio Kinugasa Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
18 Jan, 1947 (71 Years 03 Months 5 Days)

Birth Country

Birth State/Province

Birth District

Birth Place
Higashiyama Ward

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Died on
23 Apr, 2018

Cause of Death
Colon Cancer

Sachio Kinugasa Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography): 
Sachio Kinugasa was born on January 18, 1947. The Japanese professional baseball team Hiroshima Toyo Carp played with him from 1965 to 1987 as a third baseman. By 1987, he had surpassed Lou Gehrig's record of 2,215 consecutive games and was nicknamed Tetsujin, which means "Iron Man".
Sachio Kinugasa Career:
During his senior year in high school, Kinugasa advanced twice to the Japanese National High School Baseball Championships.
An arm injury led to him being converted into a first baseman in 1968 after being signed by the Hiroshima Carp in 1965.
A .276 batting average and 21 home runs made him the regular first baseman of the team.
The Central League named him Most Valuable Player in 1984 after he led the league in stolen bases that year.
As of August 2, 1980, Sachio Kinugasa had played 1,247 consecutive games, setting the consecutive Japanese games played record.
A sports commentator, Kinugasa began his career after retiring from baseball. 
Sachio Kinugasa Death:
The death of Kinugasa was caused by colon cancer on April 23, 2018.
Sachio Kinugasa Awards:
People's Honour Award
Sachio Kinugasa Trivia Facts:
As a half-African-American baseball player without a father, Mitsuo is based on Kinugasa, as he is also in the Yakuza series. 


Sachio Kinugasa Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 176 cm
In Meters 1.76 m
In feet & Inches 5'9"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 73 Kg
In Pounds 161 lbs

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Sachio Kinugasa Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

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