Former Japanese pro baseball slugger Hiromitsu Kadota dies at 74

Hiromitsu Kadota of the then-Daiei Hawks hitting his 550th profession residence run at Heiwadai Stadium in Fukuoka in June 1991. | KYODO

Former Japanese skilled baseball participant Hiromitsu Kadota, who clinched three residence run titles in his profession, has died on the age of 74.

Kadota hit a complete of 567 residence runs in his profession, the third most in Japanese skilled baseball historical past.

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